As paper receipt usage sees a dramatic reduction because of the COVID-19 pandemic, CVS, the largest U.S. pharmacy chain, is responding to pressure from Green America and thousands of consumers and stopped using thermal receipt paper coated in Bisphenol S (BPS), an endocrine-disrupting chemical linked to health issues.
A new report assessing three U.S. beverage packaging types — aluminum cans, glass bottles and plastic PET bottles — finds aluminum cans have the highest circular performance. In the current U.S. system, more than 80% of beverage cans collected for recycling are recovered and turned back into new beverage containers.
PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, was awarded one of 10 new Market Development Cooperator Program (MDCP) awards announced by Deputy Under Secretary for International Trade, performing the non-exclusive functions and duties of the Under Secretary for International Trade, Joseph Semsar.
According to a recent study from market research firm Global Market Insights, the advanced packaging market is set to grow from its current market value of more than $25 billion to over $40 billion by 2026, gaining remarkable traction over the 2020 to 2026 period.
Demand for effective packaging solutions has acquired center-stage across major industrial verticals. The reliance on conventional glass and metal based packaging is eroding in favor of more flexible and lightweight packaging material such as PP, paper and aluminum foils.
Coca-Cola brand Peace Tea is encouraging its fanbase to “Speak Your Peace” in the upcoming election through a partnership with Vote.org., a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to increasing voter turnout by offering registration and educational resources.
The enviro-friendly Invisible Bag is a plastic bag that dissolves in hot water and leaves no microplastics behind. It's made of polyvinyl alcohol, plant-based starch, glycerin and water and can easily dissolve in hot water (above 80 degrees Celsius).
Anheuser-Busch, the leader in American brewing, and flagship brand Budweiser are proud to announce the UNCF Budweiser Natalie Johnson Scholarship, which provides annual monetary awards for students pursuing STEM majors applicable to careers in brewing.
In our October issue, the PACK EXPO Connects preview will whet your appetite for its new virtual format, applying IIoT technology and analytics, cold cereal trends, marketing as a tool for packaging, exploring tomorrow’s packaging and more.