The demand for sustainable products and packaging is only growing. With continuous innovations to packaging technologies, brands have many options for improving their packaging and reaching sustainably minded consumers.
Smurfit Kappa is making significant progress in reducing its relative CO2 emissions, according to its 13th annual Sustainable Development Report (SDR) which was published earlier this month. The paper-based packaging provider reported a 32.9% reduction in fossil CO2 emission intensity between 2005 and 2019.
The WPO (World Packaging Organisation) announced Bronze, Silver and Gold Special Award winners in the categories of Marketing, Sustainability, Packaging that Saves Food, and the President’s Award. There will be a special ceremony to present the Special Awards during Interpack 2021.
Packaging Technology Group, Inc (PTG), a leading provider of thermal packaging solutions for the biopharmaceutical and life sciences sector, has launched a dual temperature pharmaceutical shipper made with sustainable materials.
As Americans isolate in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, there has been a definitive surge in the demand for food delivery. Apps like Uber Eats and Grubhub have seen a significant uptake in orders placed and have become a lifeline for struggling restaurants.
The corrugated industry regularly evaluates its environmental footprint by commissioning third-party, peer-reviewed, ISO-compliant life cycle assessments (LCAs) to objectively assess corrugated packaging’s impact on the environment.
Corrugated “cardboard” boxes are used to deliver products everywhere – they are essential to keeping our supply chains moving. Consumers can help the corrugated industry continue to provide high-quality, sustainable boxes simply by placing used boxes in their recycling bins for recovery.
Sustainability impacts the conversation around packaging as consumers become progressively more aware of the impact brands have on the environment. Sustainability is especially important among younger consumers.
This issue of Packaging Strategies highlights alcohol consumption trends during coronavirus including social media engagement; how to get the best pricing for your business and your customers; when and how to automate your packaging line; a jerky snack brand redesign; the importance of flexible packaging; and the tipping point in eCommerce.