packaging

Forests

Apple Is Serious About Protecting Forests

Why would the maker of the iPhone buy and protect forests? In the words of Lisa P. Jackson, the company's vice president of…
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The Future of Packaging is Under the Sea

An innovative packaging design made from seaweed turned heads at Lexus Design Award 2016 in Milan.
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Hong Kong’s Beaches Inundated With Trash from Mainland China

This summer many of Hong Kong's beaches have been flooded by trash, the vast majority of which appears to have come from mainland…
E-commerce Waste

Sustainable Packaging Solutions for the E-Commerce Sector

E-commerce offers great customer convenience and satisfaction. But one of the biggest problems facing the shopping medium is the byproducts and waste produced,…
plastic bag

New York City Passes Disposable Bag Fee

The New York City Council passed a five-cent fee on disposable shopping bags last week. Will more cities follow suit?
Unilever Packaging

Unilever Develops Groundbreaking Sustainable Packaging

Unilever is exploring MuCell Technology, which essentially eliminates the middle layer of a material by injecting it with air bubbles. This enables the…
Bota & Black boxed wines

Boxed-Wine Marketers Strive for Leadership in Sustainable Packaging

Boxed wines are on the come-up, and leading marketers are trying to further distinguish their offerings with sustainable packaging that appeals to discriminating…
Polystyrene, Styrofoam, waste diversion, recycling, sustainable packaging, Leon Kaye

Packaging Industry Awards Grants for Polystyrene Recycling

The food packaging industry has realized that in order to avoid more polystyrene bans, it has to provide an alternative during an era…
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3p Weekend: Fruits and Veggies Turned Into Packaging

Check out these innovative ideas that cut down on both food waste and packaging -- talk about a win-win!
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The Growing Problem of E-Commerce Waste

The rapid rise in online shopping and food delivery is creating mountains of cardboard and packaging waste, a problem that, so far, few…
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4 Food and Beverage Packaging Trends to Watch For in 2016

For the food and beverage industry, 2015 was a year of bold commitments. So, as we look to the year ahead, what will…
plastic packaging

Shifting Plastics to a Circular Economy Could Generate Billions

Shifting to a circular-economy system for plastics could generate $706 billion worth of economic opportunity, according to a new report released by the…
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The Growing Ocean Plastic Crisis

Vast amounts of plastic are turning our oceans into a polluted, inhospitable mess, and without strong action by governments and companies, it could…
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Making Us All More ‘Resourceful’ in 2016: A CEO’s Pledge

As SealedAir's CEO explains, "The Paris Agreement is made up of goals, not requirements, and it's up to my fellow business leaders and…
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Not Just Bubble Wrap: Sealed Air’s Diverse Food Care Program

It's been more than a half-century since Bubble Wrap was created and we're still fascinated with it. Its creator, Sealed Air is too,…