BillerudKorsnäs is encouraging action against ocean litter in a series of U.S. events, in theme with this year's World Oceans Day earlier this month. The Swedish company has a mission to challenge conventional packaging and bring more sustainable practices to the industry.
CarbonLITE, a PET bottle-to-bottle recycling leader, plans to build a new plant in Pennsylvania. The facility will enable the company to increase the number of post-consumer PET beverage bottles it recycles annually by 50 percent, to more than 6 billion.
We can’t avoid plastics—they’re everywhere in our lives from our kitchen appliances to the doctor’s office. Contrary to popular belief, all plastics aren’t the same. There are many types of eco-green packaging options comprised of sustainable plastics available today for all types of products, and they can hold the opportunity for huge savings in your business operation.
AMERIPEN, The American Institute for Packaging and the Environment, announces PepsiCo and Kellogg Company as new voting members, and A.J. Gruber of the International Safe Transit Association (ISTA) as a member of AMERIPEN’s Technical Advisory Group (TAG).
Going green isn’t a new phase that companies are going through—in fact, most companies have been making a shift toward sustainability including sustainable packaging, for the past several years. That’s not to say that everyone has jumped on the bandwagon yet, if we want to call it that. Here are the 6 benefits of implementing more sustainable packaging.
The Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC) has announced the winners of its 4th annual SPC Innovator Awards. The winning entries showcase the most sustainable and groundbreaking people, companies, technology and packaging in the U.S. The winners were recognized at SPC Impact 2018 (April 24-26) in San Francisco, Calif.
Procter & Gamble aims to make packaging for 20 leadership brands, including Always, Ariel, Dawn, Fairy, Febreze, Head & Shoulders, Pantene, Pampers and Tide, 100 percent recyclable or reusable by 2030. Plans also include cutting greenhouse gas emissions in half.
Lamb Weston announces the result of a successful partnership with Graphic Packaging International Inc.—Environmentally-friendly packaging which is recyclable in the established Old Corrugated Container (OCC) and mixed paper recycling streams. Fry bags have been identified as a primary target for reducing waste going to landfills.
The Recycling Partnership, a national nonprofit that applies corporate funding to improve recycling efforts in communities across the country, is pleased to announce that Berry Global Inc. has joined on as its newest funding partner, as recycling is a core component of Berry’s commitment to sustainability.
The Kroger Co. has joined the Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC), a membership-based collaborative of like-minded companies striving to advance sustainable packaging. Kroger joins more than 130 brands, manufacturers, government officials, academics and organizations in the SPC. Kroger’s membership reinforces its commitment to driving improvements in the sustainability of packaging across its Our Brands private-label products.
In this issue of Packaging Strategies you will find “The Latest Packaging Innovations Changing the Rules,” “The Future of Cannabis Packaging” and “OEE and a Multi-Metric Approach,” along with articles on beauty and alcohol social media influencers, batch vs. continuous and aseptic sterilization, challenger brands bridging ecommerce and retail, and a popular Michigan brewing company who has what it takes to tap into the community.