Hansen Packaging has developed a full product line of jars for the cannabis industry with benefits such as: a drastic reduction in the amount of material used in making the jars, the use of renewable resources and an environmentally responsible end-of-life disposal.
Customers have started field testing Tetra Pak paper straws for beverage products in Europe. Tetra Pak is now the first carton packaging company to provide such straws for beverage cartons in the region.
It is obvious that the packaging world is taking sustainability in packaging — as well as operations — seriously. The numerous brands, retailers, suppliers and packaging companies that continue to change practices as well as offer lighter, recycled or reusable materials attest to it. But is it enough?
Starbucks plans to trial “greener cups” in several markets worldwide. In New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Vancouver and London, the company will test a few different cups that are recyclable and compostable.
It’s an exciting time in foodservice ware as companies and consumers increasingly seek to reduce their carbon footprint and improve waste diversion. But with evolution there is often confusion, misconception and misinformation.
Nearly 30 companies from the plastics and consumer goods value chain launched the new “Alliance to End Plastic Waste” (AEPW). The goal is to develop and bring to scale solutions that will minimize and manage plastic waste, and promote solutions for used plastics by helping to enable a circular economy.
Rootree of Canada, a Canadian provider of digitally printed flexible packaging, is expanding operations to lead a global movement for greener packaging, including with fully compostable flexible packaging.
Biossance was looking for a paperboard with unique sustainability appeal as well as structural and graphic package designs, kitting services, transportation, warehousing services and more. The brand turned to Veritiv to create new packaging designs that stand out, minimize dimensional weight and give consumers a great out-of-the-box experience.
Be Green Packaging uses a proprietary blend of renewable, natural fibers to produce custom packaging solutions, such as trays and inserts, for applications including personal care, cosmetics, specialty foods, wine/spirits and more.
The October issue of Packaging Strategies centers around packaging design, as well as features cartoning, cobots, cleanable equipment advantages, aseptic packaging, household packaging trends and more!