This tool can help eliminate chemicals from food packaging

GreenBiz

Chemicals of concern are in your food packaging

Rethinking packaging to support a circular economy

GreenBiz

Sponsored: Increasing recycled fiber in packaging will advance circularity and help withmitigate climate concernschange. But it requires collaboration along the whole supply chain

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Walmart begins search for sustainable packaging

GreenBiz

The retail giant launched its Circular Connector "to accelerate innovation in the field of sustainable and circular packaging

Stores are essential for the Loop reusable packaging program

GreenBiz

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

3 observations about circular packaging, from the experts

GreenBiz

If you are a brand, a packaging producer, or basically anyone else in the economy, don’t sleep on packaging

The 6 sustainable packaging trends we'll be watching in 2022

GreenBiz

Last year was a reckoning for companies racing the clock to meet their 2025 sustainable packaging goals

Setting the standard for reusable packaging

GreenBiz

These orgs want to make reuse easy for cities and companies

The best packaging options for sustainable companies

The Environmental Blog

In terms of industrial impacts on the environment, one of the biggest culprits is the packaging material and accessories that tag along with products. There is a constant search for the best packaging options. It is commonly used for food packaging and home care goods.

Manufacturers make PFAS-free food packaging recipe available to all

GreenBiz

Manufacturers Zume and Solenis want to encourage others to eliminate the PFAS from food packaging

A 20/20 view of sustainable packaging

GreenBiz

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.

How Maine and Oregon seek to make manufacturers pay for packaging waste

GreenBiz

Less than half of consumer packaging ultimately gets recycled

Reusable packaging provides untapped payoffs for business

GreenBiz

Reusable packaging provides untapped payoffs for business. Until the 1980s, glass or cotton bags were the go-to packaging materials for many products, such as milk and flour. In 2018, 40 percent of the 360 million tonnes of plastics produced globally were converted to packaging.

Can NFTs spur reusable packaging adoption over single-use plastic?

GreenBiz

The answer may not be in dollars. Maybe it's in cryptocurrency

The world has a packaging problem — a new tool gives companies the ability to fix it

GreenBiz

The Understanding Packaging Scorecard is a first-of-its kind tool that measures commonly used foodware and food packaging materials with a single yardstick

This acquisition could help make sustainable packaging the norm 

GreenBiz

This acquisition could help make sustainable packaging the norm . Petersburg, Florida, a manufacturing giant is strategizing on design, development and packaging services for the likes of Apple, Cisco Systems and HP Inc. Design & Packaging. Circular Packaging.

Reusable packaging in the time of COVID-19

GreenBiz

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.

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

GreenBiz

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

How small businesses can help tackle the e-commerce packaging crisis from the ground up

GreenBiz

Sponsored: Addressing the e-commerce packaging crisis with greener alternative materials

DS Smith explores seaweed as alternative packaging material

GreenBiz

The European seaweed industry expected to be worth around 8 billion pounds in the next 10 years, according to the packaging company

5 sustainable packaging developments to watch in 2021

GreenBiz

5 sustainable packaging developments to watch in 2021. For companies with sustainable packaging goals, 2025 is fast approaching. That’s the year when many have pledged to become zero waste, or to use 100 percent reusable, recyclable or compostable packaging. Design & Packaging.

Consortium to assess the future of packaging waste sorting

Envirotec Magazine

Addressing an urgent need to enhance packaging waste sorting in Europe, FMCG giant PepsiCo has announced a new project aiming to assess how technology – especially AI – can close some of the gaps. A consortium to assess the opportunity of using AI for packaging waste sorting.

Climate considerations: Aligning packaging and carbon commitments

GreenBiz

Climate considerations: Aligning packaging and carbon commitments. How can circular packaging solutions align with and advance carbon reduction goals, and how should companies balance these commitments?

5 key learnings from Closed Loop Partners' reusable packaging pilots

GreenBiz

What can we learn from these in-market pilots of refillable cups and reusable retail bags

Developing Sustainable Packaging in the Food and Beverage Industry

U.S. Green Technology

Sustainable packaging is and will continue to be a pressing issue in today’s society. There are concerns regarding the packaging industry’s processes — using fossil fuel resources is unsustainable and more companies are looking into viable alternatives.

Reusable Packaging: Scaling Past a Pandemic

GreenBiz

Reusable Packaging: Scaling Past a Pandemic. How can companies shift to reusable packaging models while dissuading concerns for safety and contamination?

Sustainability Packaging Trends

Strategic Sustainability Consulting

Packaging plays a role in everyday life and has a huge impact on climate change. Whether it’s picking up that daily coffee, carrying out lunch or dinner, or having household items and clothes shipped to the front door there is a whole lot of packaging that the world needs to contend with.

Keurig Dr Pepper's Charlie Schwarze on advancing towards circular packaging

GreenBiz

This video is sponsored by Keurig Dr Pepper. Jon Smieja, Vice President of Circularity & Senior Analyst at GreenBiz, interviewed Charlie Schwarze, Director of Sustainability at Keurig Dr Pepper, during Circularity 22 (May 17-19). View archived videos from the conference here: [link

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

GreenBiz

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

The Coca-Cola Company's Ben Jordan on the state of their circular packaging initiatives

GreenBiz

Pete May, Co-Founder & Board Member of GreenBiz, interviewed Ben Jordan, Global Lead of Packaging & Sustainability at The Coca-Cola Company, during Circularity 22 (May 17-19). This video is sponsored by The Coca-Cola Company. View archived videos from the conference here: [link

Unpacking Packaging: The Nuances of Material Health

GreenBiz

Unpacking Packaging: The Nuances of Material Health. How can businesses balance material health, regulatory compliance and public perception when selecting packaging materials? Nina Goodrich, Director, Sustainable Packaging Coalition.

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Walgreens Boots Alliance exec talks plastic, packaging and COVID-19

GreenBiz

Walgreens Boots Alliance exec talks plastic, packaging and COVID-19. During our conversation, we also discussed Ellis’ long-term CSR priorities, the company’s packaging goals and its partnership with Loop. Deonna Anderson. Mon, 03/01/2021 - 01:45.

Green Packaging Strategy to Help Your Company Grow

U.S. Green Technology

The packaging is what the customers will be seeing so it is the one component that creates the appealing appearance of the cookies. Moreover, cookie custom packaging. The post Green Packaging Strategy to Help Your Company Grow appeared first on U.S.

A Guide to Eco-Friendly Packaging for Small Business Owners

Green Living Guy

The use of eco-friendly packaging for your small business has quickly become something that you need to do. Non-sustainable products used for packaging such as single-use plastic bags are creating havoc with the ecosystem.

Two ways P&G is working toward its packaging goals

GreenBiz

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.

Food packaging will still be landfilled or incinerated without accelerated innovation

Envirotec Magazine

The study anticipates a shift from polymer-based to fibre-based packaging (pictured) by 2040. Today, food packaging is predominantly plastic and recycling rates are relatively low. Download the report for more analysis of trends in sustainable food packaging.

General Mills, Schwan’s and Target want to fix the flexible packaging problem

GreenBiz

These materials are a nuisance, but somebody’s gotta deal with them

How Keurig Dr Pepper is increasing its packaging recyclability

GreenBiz

How Keurig Dr Pepper is increasing its packaging recyclability. One of the goals of the platform was to convert all packaging to recyclable or compostable formats by 2025, while increasing the use of recycled content. . In 2019, Keurig Dr Pepper launched its Drink Well. Do Good.

Report unpacks challenges and opportunities for reusable food and drink packaging systems

Envirotec Magazine

Environmental charity Hubbub is today (Tuesday 28 June) launching ‘Reuse Systems Unpacked’, a report uncovering the challenges and opportunities for reusable food and drink packaging systems.

Biodegradable mushroom packaging makes Seedlip gifts special

Inhabitat - Innovation

In an effort to help reduce food packaging waste, non-alcoholic spirit company Seedlip is introducing a Mycelium Gift Pack wrapped in biodegradable mushroom packaging. Mycelium, the root structure of mushrooms, creates a durable and sustainable packaging alternative for the upcoming holiday season

Loop adds in-store pickup and dropoff for reusable packaging

GreenBiz

After two years of running mostly online, the company is partnering with retail and fast food companies for an in-person experience

A new ‘supercritical water’ approach to recycling plastic packaging waste

Envirotec Magazine

David Coleman, CEO of University Birmingham Enterprise, commented: “The growth of plastics production has long outstripped the capacity for recycling, with the UK alone producing over 2 million tonnes of plastic packaging waste each year, of which just over half is recycled.

Reasons Why More Brands Are Moving Towards Sustainable Packaging

The Environmental Blog

Many people want to do their bit for the environment, and a lot of brands are getting on board with the idea too, especially in regard to the packaging they choose to use.

Companies are jumping aboard the federal packaging and recycling policy train

GreenBiz

Companies are jumping aboard the federal packaging and recycling policy train. With new federal bills up for review and debate, and packaging being a bull’s eye, the status of packaging and recycling policy is in flux. We do not want to see this packaging released into nature.