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

This tool can help eliminate chemicals from food packaging

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Chemicals of concern are in your food packaging

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Rethinking packaging to support a circular economy

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

Considering recycled fiber packaging? Start with a plan

GreenBiz

Sponsored: The roadmap for packaging manufacturers and brand owners seeking to incorporate recycled fiber into products starts with organizational leadership

Walmart’s would-be role as circular packaging matchmaker

GreenBiz

The retailer plans to open up Circular Connector, a database of packaging innovations, in late 2022

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.

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

This collective wants to fix the beauty industry's packaging problem

GreenBiz

Pact Collective, founded by two industry veterans, currently consists of more than 130 member companies from across the beauty value chain

Setting the standard for reusable packaging

GreenBiz

These orgs want to make reuse easy for cities and companies

Reduce food waste with processing and packaging solutions

GreenBiz

Sponsored: Food loss and waste has a measurable impact on greenhouse gas emissions; the food and beverage industry has a role to play in reducing both loss and waste.

'Taking the circular economy mass market': Study seeks to tackle reusable packaging barriers

GreenBiz

Hubbub report explores best practices that can boost the adoption of reusable packaging systems

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.

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.

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

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

GreenBiz

Less than half of consumer packaging ultimately gets recycled

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

Burger King UK becomes first fast food company to trial reusable packaging

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In the loop: The restaurant chain becomes latest major brand to announce partnership with re-usable packaging service provider Loop

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.

Remind packaging designers to remember the basics, says recycling group

Envirotec Magazine

Plastics recycling charity RECOUP has called on packaging designers and specifiers not to forget the basics when it comes to plastic packaging recyclability.

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.

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.

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.

The Importance of Airtight Packaging for Different Products

U.S. Green Technology

Different products require different types of packaging to maintain freshness and prevent spoilage. Airtight packaging is essential for many products, as it prevents oxygen and moisture from entering the package and damaging the contents.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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

GreenBiz

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

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

Budget-friendly package for local authorities

Envirotec Magazine

AQMesh – the most proven range of small sensor air quality monitoring stations – is being offered in a package tailored specifically to local councils to not only help answer this very important question but also to make the most of any budgets dedicated to tackling air pollution.

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.

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?

How to Source Eco-friendly Packaging for E-commerce

Green Living Guy

As you have figured out how to create an e-commerce website, now it’s time to think about how to package your orders without destroying the environment. The post How to Source Eco-friendly Packaging for E-commerce appeared first on Green Living Guy.

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.

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.

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.

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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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

Iconic P&G brand’s circular packaging is powered by Eastman Renew

GreenBiz

Sponsored: The right partnership — and material — can make all the difference in the pursuit of circular goals. Herbal Essences and Eastman are a prime example

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.