Business Management - Sustainability

C-P Flexible Packaging Introduces Portfolio of Sustainable Packaging Solutions
May 12, 2020 at 9:33 am

C-P Flexible Packaging has launched C-P GreenStream, a line of sustainable flexible packaging solutions designed to reduce the amount of material entering the waste stream. The new line utilizes recycled, recyclable, and compostable materials; downgauged materials; and materials from renewable resources.

Embracing Environmental Aspirations
April 23, 2020 at 9:42 am

As consumers and brands continue to push for more sustainable packaging, printers and converters have had to lead the charge in eco-conscious production.

World Centric's Sustainable Packaging for Compostable Straws
April 14, 2020 at 10:57 am

With Earth Day around the corner, today's episode of POW! features a sustainable take on an item that has received some consumer backlash in recent years. World Centric's compostable straws are sure to speak to the eco-conscious consumer with a folding carton made from post-consumer recycled paperboard and subdued nature-focused graphics.

TC Transcontinental Creates Recycling Group to Address Circular Economy for Plastics
March 3, 2020 at 11:03 am

TC Transcontinental has announced the creation of a recycling group within TC Transcontinental Packaging. Beginning this year, the group will purchase equipment for the purpose of converting flexible plastics recovered from sorting facilities and other commercial, industrial, and agricultural sources into recycled plastic granules.

Mintel Announces Global Packaging Trends for 2020
February 26, 2020 at 1:54 pm

Mintel has revealed two global packaging trends that will impact the industry in 2020. As consumers and brands continue to place a strong value on the environment, this year's trends both pertain to sustainability.

How Canned Water Could Impact the Packaging Industry
February 13, 2020 at 10:56 am

At Super Bowl LIV in Miami, Centerplate and PepsiCo partnered to make 100,000 cans of purified water available throughout the stadium. The transition from plastic to aluminum is evidence of brands beginning to follow through on their goals to reduce the amount of plastic used in their packaging. As this transition continues, printers will need to be ready to make their own adjustments.