TLMI members celebrate industry excellence and the pursuit of continuous improvement at the association’s 2021 Annual Meeting held October 17-19, 2021, at the Naples Grande Florida resort.
Business Management - Sustainability
Tree-free, bio-based, and compostable product line NoTree Packaging Collection has expanded with 17 new foodservice packages. The new packaging is made of renewable plant fibers, including bamboo and sugarcane, with bio-based moisture barrier linings instead of petroleum plastic.
The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership’s sustainability certification criteria for the printing industry is now open for public comment. The SGP criteria revision proposed demonstrates a higher level of commitment of printing industry facilities to sustainable business practices.
Flint Group Packaging Inks announced its ZenCode CG and ZenCode CS ink series have been assessed against the requirements of the Material Health category of the Cradle to Cradle Certified Product Standard, achieving a Gold level and Silver level respectively.
FLEXcon announced the expansion of its FLEXcon optiFLEX ecoFOCUS line, designed with sustainability in mind, to include conformable polyethylene labeling solutions that enable recyclability of HDPE containers.
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.