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The Future Food-Tech Summit returns to London and brings together over 500 leaders, senior executives, pioneering innovators and VCs from around the globe.

From Bio Waste To SCOBY Packaging


Agriculture Green Economy Manufacturing biodegradable plastics bioplastics food MakeGrowLab packaging plasticsThe MakeGrowLab is in the process of patenting the SCOBY material.

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A 20/20 view of sustainable packaging


A 20/20 view of sustainable packaging. Sustainable packaging is a keystone issue for corporate sustainability. Then the pandemic hit, and the market changed — characterized by higher demand for single-use packages and bags, and lower availability of recycled materials.

Stores are essential for the Loop reusable packaging program


Circular Economy Circular Packaging packagingGetting empty containers back to TerraCycle for processing takes weeks, if not months, in the current online commerce model.

Reusable packaging in the time of COVID-19


Reusable packaging in the time of COVID-19. Reusable packaging is faced with proving its trustworthiness alongside disposables in a world that is standing six feet apart in the grocery aisle. Disposable packages are painted as sterile, while durables are tainted with suspicion.

Toxic chemicals can enter food through packaging, so we made a list


Advanced Materials Chemicals & Toxics Design & PackagingEnvironmental NGO EDF has identified toxic chemicals of concern that must be addressed to ensure health and safety.

Episode 198: About those SDGs, Kashi chats up Dow's packaging design studio


Circular Economy Circular Packaging Podcast Sustainable Development Goals / SDGsPlus, how technology can be a tool for sustainability innovation.

Two ways P&G is working toward its packaging goals


Two ways P&G is working toward its packaging goals. The initiatives are related to P&G's current sustainability goals introduced in 2018, Ambition 2030, which include a commitment to make its packaging 100 percent recyclable or reusable by 2030. . Design & Packaging. Packaging.

Not just biofuels: Algae's next wave


Applications in packaging and other products are beginning to gain momentum. Circular Economy Biomaterials Circular Packaging In the Loop Innovation packaging

Electric package trucks are (almost) ready for delivery


Local delivery fleets are ideal for electrification given their predictable routes and significant dwell times at the depot. electric trucks Shipping & Logistics Transportation & Mobility

The pandemic is changing the dialogue about reusable packaging


Latent distrust about safety won't disappear on its own, so advocates must prepare to double down on discussing the virtues of reusable bags, cups or containers. Circular Economy COVID-19 In the Loop Plastic

Rethinking food packaging can dent the plastic pollution crisis


Although the global economy is increasingly wrapped in plastic, companies of all sizes are dramatically reducing their use of it. Circular Economy Food & Agriculture Plastic Waste Pollution Prevention

How Perdue, Smithfield and Silver Fern Farms are reducing packaging waste


How Perdue, Smithfield and Silver Fern Farms are reducing packaging waste. That includes packaging scraps, chicken litter (which includes bird excrement, feathers and materials used for bedding), oils and personal protective equipment worn by the workers. The packaging conundrum.

Managing packaging perceptions vs. realities for a truly circular future


A coffee company's wake-up call from the circular economy. Circular Economy Marketing & Communication Recycling Speaking Sustainably

Not pulp fiction: Absolut, Coca-Cola and the paper bottle project


Circular Economy Circular Packaging packaging PaperThe two brands are part of a ‘pioneer community’ that also includes Carlsberg and L’Oreal.

Europe’s Thinking Shifts on Supporting Renewables as Part of Green Recovery Package


The EU’s trillion-euro coronavirus recovery package may not support big renewable energy projects in the way that was expected. trillion) recovery package. Europe's overall recovery package is not as unequivocally green at this stage as many expected.

HP Sets Target to Reduce Single-use Plastic Packaging.

Green Living Guy

HP Sets Target to Reduce Single-use Plastic Packaging, Making Progress Toward Diversity Imperative! The post HP Sets Target to Reduce Single-use Plastic Packaging. Sustainable Impact is HP’s commitment to create positive, lasting change for the planet.

The Pedego Stretch Brings Impressive Utility In A Compact Electric Cargo Bike Package


The Pedego Stretch is an electric cargo bike that packs some serious potential on paper with a starting price point of $3,995.

Tetra Pak's Mustan Lalani on the company's low-carbon circular economy ambitions


Circular Economy Circular Packaging Design & Packaging GreenBiz 20 packaging SidebarMustan Lalani, Global Director, Public Affairs - Environment Policy at Tetra Pak, joins GreenBiz Sidebar cohosts Heather Clancy and Sarah Golden.

The Rayvolt eXXite X One Electric Bike Packs Tons Of Tech Into An Affordable Package


The team at Rayvolt are back with a new project that takes the ebike tech they have been building to the next level. They are launching a new line of e-bikes under the eXXite brand, starting with the futuristic X One that includes a built-in touchscreen display that adds meaningful new functionality.

Fungi-inspired companies could play a new role in sustainability


From packaging to ecosystem rehabilitation, mycelium — the root structure of mushrooms — has a lot to offer. Circular Economy Food & Agriculture Food Systems Innovation packaging Technology

Tetra Pak's Mustan Lalani on the company's move toward a low-carbon circular economy


A package should save more than it costs." Circular Economy Circular Packaging Design & Packaging GreenBiz Studio packaging

Burr-ing: The New Term For Republicans & Corporations Sucking America Dry


Policy & Politics coronavirus economic stimulus package Robert Reich Senator Richard BurrAmerica has a legal system. What it lacks is a justice system.

"FORGO" plastic packaging with powder to liquid hand wash

Inhabitat - Innovation

Plastic containers line nearly every shelf of any health and beauty aisle. To tackle this earth-endangering practice, Stockholm-based design studio Form Us With Love set out to make personal care more sustainable with their first product in this endeavor, FORGO powdered hand soap

Are paper bottles a solution to reduce plastic waste?


Circular Economy Circular Packaging Design & PackagingBrewing giant Carlsberg debuted new bottle prototypes made from sustainably sourced wood fibers, which it claims are fully bio-based and recyclable.

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Singapore postpones packaging reduction deadline for companies in light of Covid-19 disruption


In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Singapore government has given companies another year before they need to submit plans for reducing the amount of packaging they use

Take these 3 steps, add $500 million and create a circular economy for packaging, report urges


It will take $500 million by 2025 to create the recycling system of the future and dramatically increase the collection of post-consumer plastics, according to the Recycling Partnership. Circular Economy Plastic Waste Recycling

Aldi pledges to halve plastic packaging by 2025

Business Green

Aldi has committed to halve the volume of plastic packaging it uses in the UK by 2025, a move it estimates will prevent 74,000 tonnes of plastic packaging from reaching supermarket shelves. Aldi said it would work with suppliers to remove the equivalent of 2.2

Customers expect sustainable options. How are you delivering?


Sponsored: How goods are packaged is driving consumer purchasing decisions. Circular Economy Belantara Foundation Bio Economy Commitments & Goals Design & Packaging Forestry Sponsored Supply Chain

A Circular Packaging Economy


The COVID-19 global pandemic has affected every sector of the … The post A Circular Packaging Economy appeared first on Earth911.com. Originally posted here: A Circular Packaging Economy. Eco business & policy circular covid during-the-covid economy every-sector- food / beverage global-pandemic packaging

Starbucks commits to give more than it takes from the planet, and ditch disposable cups


To become "resource positive," the coffee colossus seeks to shift toward circularity, including reusable packaging. Circular Economy decarbonization Food & Agriculture packaging

Indo Pacific Flexible Packaging Summit 2020


Conference Background The global flexible packaging market will grow at a rate of 3.5% Technical advances have dramatically changed how flexible packaging is viewed. with an estimated value of about USD 370.23 Billion by the year of 2025.

Despite Industry Lies & Bribes, Single-Use Plastics Are On The Wane


Consumer Technology Green Economy Milwaukee Brewers plastic bags plastic packaging plastics SC Johnson single-use plastic Tesco waste WegmansMore companies are turning away from single-use plastics as public consciousness about plastic pollution increases.

Europe Goes Big on Green Recovery Package While America Pushes the Status Quo


Europe is crafting a €750 billion recovery package in response to the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic. our recent stimulus package sent billions of dollars to debt-laden oil producers.

RAND Boats launches new propulsion package for its Leisure 28 Electric


Electric boat manufacturer RAND Boats has launched a new propulsion package for its Leisure 28 Electric model.

House releases tax package that would extend solar ITC by 5 years

Solar Power World

The House Ways and Means Committee released a comprehensive clean energy tax package that includes a five-year extension of the 30% solar investment tax credit (ITC) and new incentives for energy storage.

PNNL and UW creating app to make package delivery easier for drivers

CleanTech Alliance

Right now the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is developing a project that could potentially help us send and receive our packages sooner. Source: KHQ Q6, Jasmine Darajky Jan 3, 2020 The holidays may be over, but that means shipping and returns season has begun. The $1.5 million project is funded by the D.O.E’s ’s Office of […]. Industry News Member News

Nature Is Trying To Tell Us Something. Is Anybody Listening?


Climate Change Policy & Politics coronavirus COVID-19 global heating US economic stimulus package wet marketsCOVID-19 is not only a disease, it is a harbinger of things to come. It could be the impetus to alter our business as usual mentality, but that seems unlikely as the Earth hurtles toward an existential calamity.

Leaked Document Lifts Lid on EU’s Green Deal ‘Recovery’ Package


The European Union is planning a 15-gigawatt renewable energy tender and auctions for green hydrogen projects as part of a trillion-dollar Green Deal package, according to draft proposals leaked this week.

Malaysia urged to cut down on plastic packaging for cleaner seas


Malaysians top the list of per-capita consumption of plastic packaging out of six Asian countries that account for 60 per cent of plastic pollution in the sea

House Moves to Include Clean Energy in Landmark Infrastructure Package


We are grateful to House leaders for introducing the Moving Forward Act, which includes several pro-solar provisions

Plastic to-go containers are bad, but the alternatives might not be much better


Design & Packaging Life-Cycle Management plastic Plastic WasteSingle-use plastic bans are showing up across the nation. But compostable plates and forks may not solve the plastic crisis.

Air France coronavirus bailout package to demand steep emissions cuts

Business Green

Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire tells French Parliament €7bn support package would require ailing airline to set goal of becoming world's most environmentally-friendly carrier.