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…

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…

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…

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,…

Sealed Air Uses Employees as Ambassadors of Food Waste Prevention

As part of a company vision to cut food waste and promote food security, Sealed Air is engaging its 24,000 employees as 'ambassadors…

Report Highlights Plan to Eliminate Ocean Plastic Waste in 20 Years

The Ocean Conservancy warns that unless drastic measures are taken – in 2025 the ocean could contain 1 ton of plastic for every…

Time To Reduce Our ‘Plastic Footprint’

Our world is full of single-use plastic, meant to be used once and thrown away. And though some of it — depending on…

The Evolution of Eco-Friendly Packaging

There is no way to avoid packaging in modern society and yet, with today’s environmental concerns, reducing waste and energy usage while increasing…

P&G To Make 230 Million Bottles From Recycled Materials

P&G Fabric Care will manufacture 230 million bottles for select brands from 50 percent post-consumer recycled content. That’s the equivalent of the distance…

Hormel Foods Makes Good on Solid Waste Reduction Goals…Again

We sat down with Hormel Foods' head of environmental sustainability to understand how the brand is keeping its commitment to reduce environmental impact.

How Dell is Closing the Loop

Consider this: Less than 15 percent of electronic products are recycled each year. Dell hopes to improve these numbers with its design-for-environment-inspired OptiPlex…

Turning the Ocean Liner Around: Coca-Cola Shows How It’s Done With New PlantBottle

Coca-Cola steps up its PlantBottle to achieve 100 percent bio-based materials and pledges 60 percent global penetration by 2020, while preparing for new…

Designing Sustainable Packaging for H&M

H&M Germany Challenges 19 emerging entrepreneurs from around the world to design an eco-innovative shoe packaging solution.

Go Nuts with Ferrero’s Hazelnut Carton Board Packaging

Ferrero uses 25 percent of the world’s supply of hazelnuts to make 180 million kilograms (397 million pounds) of its Nutella spread each…

3 Sustainable Alternatives to Polystyrene

As things stand today, a much wider ban on polystyrene foam containers seems imminent – and welcome. As we phase out a once…