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.

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.

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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. When we look ahead, are we on the path to a circular and sustainable system for packaging? Designing recyclable packages begins with using recyclable materials.

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. So if you want them to stock and sell your products, you’ll need to comply with their sustainability targets.

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. Anderson: I wanted to talk through some of WBA’s sustainability ambitions.

Sustainable Packaging: Biodegradable and Eco-Friendly Options For Your Business

Green Business Bureau

Sustainable Packaging: Customers Expect It. One of the biggest culprits of plastic and styrofoam pollution in the world is the packaging materials that companies use in shipping their products. Businesses need to become more sustainable and shift to more eco friendly packaging.

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? Luana Pinheiro, Sustainability Transformation Manager - Americas, Tetra Pak.

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

GreenBiz

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

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

Sustainable Takeout Packaging: A Smart Choice for Your Business

Green Business Bureau

In response, many restaurants need to look at new eco-friendly packaging options that instruct the consumer on how to properly dispose of it. Sustainable packaging is not only better for the environment, but it’s better for your brand image and might even save you some money.

Supporting Business in the Race to Create the World’s Most Sustainable Package

GreenBiz

Supporting Business in the Race to Create the World’s Most Sustainable Package. But how do we develop sustainable packaging solutions that protect food safety and availability everywhere, while living up to critical environmental and climate commitments?

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.

Eco-friendly Boxes for Packaging and Shipping

Green Business Bureau

If you’re a committed green business looking for eco-friendly ways to package your product, then you’ll be delighted to know the market is growing with boxing and shipping options that are reusable, recyclable, biodegradable, and made from recycled material. Green Packaging Group.

Managing packaging perceptions vs. realities for a truly circular future

GreenBiz

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

Two ways P&G is working toward its packaging goals

GreenBiz

Two ways P&G is working toward its packaging goals. Procter & Gamble's Tide laundry detergent brand first introduced in January 2019 its "Eco-Box," which has been compared to a wine box because of its design made from paperboard with a tap for dispensing, in an effort to reduce the plastic in its packaging. Each business unit within P&G has its own approach, and the Eco-Box was one way P&G’s Fabric Care division set out to meet its packaging goal. . Design & Packaging.

Fungi-inspired companies could play a new role in sustainability

GreenBiz

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

Consortium shows new market potential for recyclates from flexible packaging

Envirotec Magazine

A new Quality Recycling Process (QRP) for flexible packaging, from CEFLEX (a consortium of European firms working on flexible packaging recycling) and its stakeholders, appears to demonstrate the viability of high value applications for recycled polymers from a mechanical recycling process.

Customers expect sustainable options. How are you delivering?

GreenBiz

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

Here's how Tetra Pak plans to improve circularity of its packaging

GreenBiz

Here's how Tetra Pak plans to improve circularity of its packaging. If you’ve ever drank juice from a carton package, it may have been supplied by Tetra Pak, a multinational food processing and packaging company. One of its ambitions is to deliver “packages made entirely from renewable and/or recycled materials that are fully recyclable,” according to the company site. Our packages offer a lower carbon footprint when compared to other alternatives.”.

The 'last mile' of consumer sustainability behavior

GreenBiz

The 'last mile' of consumer sustainability behavior. These days, it’s hard to argue that sustainability is a niche consumer interest. More to the point, 57 percent of consumers in that survey were willing to pay more for sustainable products.

Episode 235: The value of informal waste collectors, reusable packaging prevails

GreenBiz

Episode 235: The value of informal waste collectors, reusable packaging prevails. 7 tips for companies developing reusable packaging. ESG values and a sustainable future. How leading companies, including Microsoft, approach audacious sustainability goals.

TemperPack closes $31 million for eco-packaging

Impact Alpha

The pandemic is likely to spur “lasting changes in e-commerce behavior as well as increased interest in sustainability. The post TemperPack closes $31 million for eco-packaging appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

Green beans: Heinz heats up sustainable packaging push

Business Green

Food giant announces roll out of new recyclable paperboard multipack sleeves as part of £25m investment in sustainable packaging innovations.

20 C-suite sustainability champions for 2021

GreenBiz

20 C-suite sustainability champions for 2021. These 20 C-suite executives have steered their companies forward through much disruption, providing inspiration for the possibilities of advancing sustainability, social responsibility and circular business models — sometimes all at once.

"FORGO" plastic packaging with powder to liquid hand wash

Inhabitat - Innovation

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 Plastic containers line nearly every shelf of any health and beauty aisle.

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

GreenBiz

How Perdue, Smithfield and Silver Fern Farms are reducing packaging waste. Food companies have a dual responsibility when it comes to waste reduction aspirations: optimizing their operations to minimize food waste while reducing the amount of other materials — especially the waste associated with packaging — sent to landfill. sites including its largest facility in Vernon, California, according to the company's 2019 sustainability report released this week. Packaging.

Aluminium packaging recycling rates reach record levels, shows Q2 PRN data

Envirotec Magazine

According to data released by the Environment Agency on 22 July, a record 40,653 tonnes of aluminium packaging were collected for recycling in Q2 2020. With PRNs already raised for more than 76,000 tonnes of aluminium packaging in 2020, the future looks bright.

How Small Businesses Can Open a Sustainable Venture

The Environmental Blog

While it may be difficult to open a purely sustainable or green business due to costs and industry type, small businesses can still take part in the enlightenment of the public when it comes to environmental awareness and responsibility. What Makes A Business Sustainable.

Gillette sharpens its sustainability efforts as consumers call for greener packaging

Business Green

More than half of consumers told researchers that recyclable packaging is among the most important factors when deciding to buy a bathroom product. Razor giant Gillette has sharpened its approach to sustainability with the launch of new product packaging that uses fully recyclable packaging.

A former McDonald's exec on planetary health, human health and brand health

GreenBiz

Ex-CSO Bob Langert talks behind-the-scenes of the food giant's sustainability journey. Animal Welfare Food & Agriculture Marketing & Communication packaging The Sustainable MBA

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Seaweed over plastic: Indonesia's race towards sustainable packaging

Eco-Business

Edible cups made from seaweed. Shopping bags from cassava starch. Food containers from sugarcane fiber. These are some of the bioplastic alternatives being tried out in Indonesia, the world’s No. 2 producer of seaweed

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! Sustainable Impact is HP’s commitment to create positive, lasting change for the planet. The post HP Sets Target to Reduce Single-use Plastic Packaging. That’s for its people and our communities. HP meets this commitment through the actions of its employees. Also the technologies it designs. Moreover the Continue Reading.

Are paper bottles a solution to reduce plastic waste?

GreenBiz

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

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Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation and Greentown Labs Launch the KAITEKI Challenge, Reimagining Proteins, Plastics, and Packaging

Greentown Labs

Greentown Labs and MCHC seek novel technologies in alternative proteins, waste plastics recycling, and the prevention of food loss and waste that will promote sustainable consumption in daily life. Press Releases Greentown Launch MCHC packaging plastics proteins The KAITEKI Challenge

Waitrose and Riverford hail progress in driving down plastic packaging

Business Green

Supermarket Waitrose and veg box delivery service Riverford have both today announced progress in cutting down on single-use plastics, shifting instead to recycled packaging materials and compostable alternatives.

KKR’s Global Impact Fund invests in CMC Machinery’s sustainable packaging technology

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, November 17 — The private equity giant’s $1.3 billion Global Impact Fund, which closed earlier this year, made an undisclosed investment in. Dealflow Conservation Europe Geographies

The top 25 most sustainable fleets

GreenBiz

The top 25 most sustainable fleets. But the beverage maker has a big sustainability plan and is taking a first-mover approach to decarbonizing its dedicated fleet of around 1,600 vehicles. Katie Fehrenbacher. Mon, 10/26/2020 - 02:00.

Sustainable fleets are at an inflection point

GreenBiz

Sustainable fleets are at an inflection point. It's still early days for many of these markets, and sustainability goals remain one of the top drivers for fleets to buy these vehicles. Katie Fehrenbacher. Wed, 08/12/2020 - 00:15.

Episode 250: Sustainability leaders greet 2021 with conviction, renewed purpose

GreenBiz

Episode 250: Sustainability leaders greet 2021 with conviction, renewed purpose. 5 sustainable packaging developments to watch in 2021. 2021 reflections from sustainability leaders (22"45) . Page Motes, strategy leader for sustainability, Dell (23:10).

Kraft Heinz sustainability chief reflects on 'interdependence'

GreenBiz

Kraft Heinz sustainability chief reflects on 'interdependence'. Make 100 percent recyclable, reusable or compostable packaging by 2025. And they had very different sustainability programs at the time. We have a strong history of sustainable agriculture.

Firms target hard to recycle plastic packaging reduction with biodegradable alternative

Envirotec Magazine

Packaging firm DS Smithand and Aquapak, a developer of biodegradable polymer, are teaming up to develop sustainable fibre based packaging solutions that they say will replace hard to recycle packaging made from combined materials such as cardboard and plastic.

The top 2020 trends in sustainability, according to GreenBiz readers

GreenBiz

The top 2020 trends in sustainability, according to GreenBiz readers. At GreenBiz, we’ve been reporting on the world of sustainable business for over two decades, but this year has been unlike any other. The worlds of clean energy, corporate sustainability and cleantech were not spared.