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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,”…
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Forget Recycling: Here Comes Edible Packaging

Food packaging is a major contributor to the waste stream, and emerging edible packaging pioneers Monosol and WikiCells aim to eliminate this. But…
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Wrapped In Nature: New Biodegradable Food Packages

An Israeli company is developing biodegradable food packages that perish within 180 days. The Tipa packages are currently suitable for soft foods and…
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Grocery Chain Delves into Packaging Technology to Save 800,000 Strawberries

Do you like strawberries? There’s a good chance you do. After all this is one of the tastiest fruits around and if you…
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Kraft Study Proves Importance of Supply Chains In Sustainability Efforts

Kraft Foods, the second largest food producer in the world, recently announced the results of a survey measuring its climate impacts, land and water…

Hasbro Pledges to Remove PVC From Its Products

Hasbro was one of the companies to drop Asia Pulp and Paper as their supplier recently. Now with the launch of their first…
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Trendwatch: Luxury Brands Improve Sustainability of Packaging

One of the visual clues that attracts a customer to a product is the packaging. It is also packaging that sets apart drugstore…
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REI Takes the Lead in Rethinking Packing Materials

Steps like eliminating clamshell packaging are behind REI's goal to reduce its REI-branded packaging by 25% in 2013. Packaging innovation is a huge…