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Greening Packaging Most People Never See

Several tech and health care companies in Silicon Valley are saving time, space and materials by using reusable transport packaging.
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Tom’s of Maine Takes a Step Towards Quantifying Goodness

Tom’s of Maine just unveiled a new reporting initiative that they are calling their Goodness Report. Tom's, which states that “sustainable practices are…
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How Dell Gives Packaging a Sustainable Makeover

With the economic downturn, one might assume that companies would abandon its green initiatives like sustainable packaging in favor of cheaper alternatives but…
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Cisco 2012 CSR Report: Packaging, Supplier Diversity & Governance

Cisco has long been a corporate social responsibility (CSR) trailblazer, and this year the Cisco 2012 CSR report is no exception.
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Brazil Explores the Next Frontier of Fast Food Packaging: Edible!

While sustainable food packaging has had many innovations over the year, improbably named Brazilian fast food restaurant Bob's has taken a huge step…
PulpWorks' PVC-free prototype for a bleach pen replaces the "blister pack" which produces tons of PVC per product line.

PulpWorks: Recycled Paper Will Replace Toxic PVC in Packaging

100% recycled, molded pulp replacing PVC: this is the dream of PulpWorks, Inc., a new company designing custom packaging (some of it very…
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Shareholders at Procter and Gamble Question Packaging Waste

The largest maker of packaged goods in the world, Procter and Gamble, held a shareholder vote on adopting Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) policies…
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And Today’s Post of Shame Goes to… BatteriesPlus

It’s been a while since I had a good chance to rant about ridiculously oversized shipping boxes.  I miss it.  Today’s target: BatteriesPlus.…
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Interview with Dell’s VP of Corporate Responsibility, Trisa Thompson

Dell’s 2012 CSR report provides the latest example that you don’t need to choose now between the economy and the environment. Innovation is…
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Joolz Turns the Humble Cardboard Box Into an Object of Delight

Companies have gone to great lengths to make their packaging more sustainable, but Dutch company Joolz has gone a simpler, brand valuable move:…

Luxury Cosmetic Brands Try Out Sustainable Packaging

Packaging has always been a bone of contention for cosmetic companies. With sustainability standards increasing, most companies are wanting to use more sustainable…
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McDonald’s “Best of Green” Highlights Leading Global Sustainable Practices

Can McDonald’s and “Best of Green” be in the same sentence? Projects around the world have boosted the company's efforts on energy efficiency…
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Kraft Foods Reduces Packaging and Travel Miles

Kraft Foods recently announced they have cut 45 million pounds of weight from the packaging of their products since 2010. According to their report…
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Heineken Needs Help Designing a Greener Six Pack

As part of its efforts to become the greenest brewer in the world, Heineken is taking a broader look at the ways to…
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8 Ways for Fast Food Companies to Green Their Packaging

An interview with Scot Quaranda, Campaign Director at Dogwood Alliance on their new report, “Greening Fast Food Packaging: A Roadmap to Best Practices,”…