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

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

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The best packaging options for sustainable companies

The Environmental Blog

Just a few years ago, going green and sustainable was something that only niche or forward-thinking companies would promote. However, in today’s era, sustainable or eco-friendly measures are no longer unusual but a new standard for companies worldwide. Cardboard 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. When we look ahead, are we on the path to a circular and sustainable system for packaging? Used packages need to be recycled.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Sustainable Products and Packaging Checklist: 20 Tips Reduce Waste and Support a Circular Economy

Green Business Bureau

Sustainable products and packaging. If you’re a business providing goods, then our sustainable products and packaging checklist is the guide for you. But first, it’s important you understand the issues, and why product and packaging sustainability is important.

Sustainable Food and Eco-Friendly Food Packaging

Green Business Bureau

Conventional food production of the modern day, along with packaging and distribution, has been tied to environmental, societal and financial burdens in different parts of the world. Sustainable Food Sourcing Best Practices. Source from sustainable and ethical food providers.

Boost your morning with mushroom coffee in sustainable packaging

Inhabitat - Innovation

Looking for some mushroom coffee with the added bonus of sustainable packaging? The single-serve Mushroom Cups coffee is exactly what you need. Learn more

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.

Sustainable Food and Eco-Friendly Food Packaging

Green Business Bureau

Conventional food production of the modern day, along with packaging and distribution, has been tied to environmental, societal and financial burdens in different parts of the world. Sustainable Food Sourcing Best Practices. Source from sustainable and ethical food providers.

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?

What does the future hold for sustainable packaging?

Eco-Business

It was a ban on styrofoam for shipping things to Europe that gave Alvin Lim the idea to pivot to sustainable 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.

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.

Sustainable packaging is here — but who will pay for it?

Eco-Business

As a landmark treaty is signed to tackle plastic pollution, the Eco-Business Podcast debates whether the world is ready to pay a premium for packaging that doesn't damage the planet

Sustainable Packaging Materials Used For Everyday Goods

Green Living Guy

Every year, people around the globe dispose millions’ tons of packaging materials. Traditionally, there are plenty of environmentally friendly and recyclable packaging materials out there. All of this disposed garbage influences pollution our environment.

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 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.

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

Gillette's Jeff Greene on the latest consumer trends for sustainable packaging

GreenBiz

Pete May, Co-Founder & Board Member at GreenBiz, interviewed Jeff Greene, R&D Technical Director of Sustainable Packaging at Gillette, during Circularity 21 (June 15-17, 2021). This video is sponsored by Gillette. View archived videos from the conference here: [link

Has KFC found the secret sauce to circular packaging?

Eco-Business

Fast food giant KFC and packaging company TRIA are testing a concept in Singapore which they say combines sustainability and convenience

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

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

GreenBiz

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). This video is sponsored by Keurig Dr Pepper. 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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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.

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.

How to make your business more sustainable

The Environmental Blog

Sustainability is on everyone’s lips at the moment – thanks to The Sustainable Development Goals being rolled out across the world. Whether it’s for delivery, packaging or something else in your supply chain, are you able to find more local and sustainable partners?

Consortium project will capture and recycle more plastic packaging

Envirotec Magazine

A three-year £10 million large-scale demonstrator project focused on the capture, recovery and recycling of plastic packaging currently lost to landfill and incineration is being led by resource recovery expert Fiberight. Mixed waste feedstock.

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

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.

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

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.

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

Envirotec Magazine

Stopford’s Technology & Innovation Director Dr Ben Herbert said: “This agreement enables Stopford to fast-track the development of the CircuPlast technology to meet the plastics management and sustainability requirements of multiple industry sectors.”.

Etsy takes aim at shipping and packaging in setting 2030 net-zero goal

GreenBiz

Etsy takes aim at shipping and packaging in setting 2030 net-zero goal. Only 10 percent of companies are integrating sustainability metrics into 10-K filings, according to SASB. She said Etsy is also interested in digging into the circular packaging space. Packaging.

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.

10 Eco-Friendly Packaging Alternatives for Your Business’s Shipping Needs

Green Business Bureau

One of the biggest culprits when it comes to an industry’s impact is packaging materials and accessories. This has led to a wave of innovative new eco-friendly alternatives from environmentally damaging packaging materials. BIODEGRADABLE PACKAGING PEANUTS. CORNSTARCH PACKAGING.

WestRock's Christopher Davidson on the role of fiber-based packaging in mitigating carbon emissions

GreenBiz

Suz Okie, Director of Design Strategy & Senior Analyst of the Circular Economy at GreenBiz, interviewed Christopher Davidson, Vice President of Sustainability at WestRock, during GreenBiz 22 (2/15/22-2/17/22). This video is sponsored by WestRock. View archived videos from the conference here: [link