Business Management - Sustainability
Georgia-Pacific is expanding its manufacturing footprint for curbside recyclable paper padded mailers to support growing demand for more sustainable shipping envelopes.
Over the past several years, a renewed intensity in sustainability has emerged with new focuses on microplastics; ocean plastics; circular economy; environmental, social, and governance (ESG) scoring; and extended producer responsibility.
In partnership with New York City content marketing agency, Manifest, the Paper and Packaging Board has created a campaign focused on the circular story of paper products.
On today's episode of POW!, we're taking a look at the packaging for Passage Foods. These meals, which do not require refrigeration or freezing, feature a compostable bowl, along with a recyclable paperboard sleeve, making for a convenient and environmentally-friendly package.
Diamond Packaging has announced a multi-year commitment to purchase carbon offsets through Climate Action Reserve (CAR) to reduce its carbon footprint. With the purchase, Diamond is taking a significant step on the path to carbon neutral by offsetting its Scope 1 emissions.
The Signite labeling process from Actega provides both visual appeal and sustainability advantages with its "no-label look," and in how it utilizes less material when compared to pressure-sensitive labels.
Looking toward what it will take to achieve sustainability in the packaging segment, Adam Peek discusses behaviors that need to change, opportunities on the horizon, and what motivates him to believe packaging has a sustainable path forward.
Launched in August 2020, The U.S. Plastics Pact is a consortium led by The Recycling Partnership and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) as part of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s global Plastics Pact network.
This patent-pending compostable lidding from C-P Flexible Packaging is the only BPI-certified lidding that works with new multi-prong technology found in the leading brand of single-serve brewing machines.
To develop this tube, Tom's of Maine utilized a #2 HDPE construction, rather than the mixed plastic found in most toothpaste tubes. This allows it to be recycled with other #2 plastics, giving consumers an easy and eco-friendly way to discard their empty tubes.