Business Management - Sustainability

How Bio-Based Plastic Packaging Makes Gardening Greener
January 21, 2020 at 11:45 am

In today's episode of POW!, we're showcasing how thinking critically and creatively about material choice can make a major difference in how a package is perceived. In addition to its stand-out graphics and sleek finish, Miracle-Gro's use of bio-based plastic packaging is sure to attract today's eco-conscious consumer.

J.P. Mascaro Expands Flexible Plastic Packaging Recycling Pilot Program
January 7, 2020 at 9:22 am

J. P. Mascaro & Sons announced that as part of its contract for the curbside collection of recyclables in Pennsylvania, local residents can now include flexible plastic packaging as a recyclable, instead of landfilling the material. The update is in connection with an industry-sponsored recycling “Pilot Program.”

Innovia Films and Wildcorn Develop Fully Recyclable Package
October 29, 2019 at 11:13 am

Innovia Films and the German snack manufacturer, Wildcorn have developed a fully recyclable and sustainable pack for the Wildcorn organic popcorn range. The new packaging is developed with Innovia’s Propafilm Strata high barrier film, an effective barrier ensuring increased shelf life.

Rose City Label Achieves SGP Certification
October 8, 2019 at 9:10 am

Rose City Label, a Portland, Ore.-based label printer, has achieved SGP Certification from the Sustainable Green Printing Partnership. Among Rose City Label's environmental initiatives are utilizing water-washed printing plates and wind power.

Sustainability Strategies Luncheon: Inside and Out
August 28, 2019 at 6:12 pm

Gain a clearer view of how companies in the printing industry implement sustainability strategies, and the difference it’s made for their organization. This luncheon will feature a lively panel discussion that works to define sustainability, and determines whether anybody (your customers, the public in general) really cares. Join in, listen, learn (and eat).

A Look Inside Loop's Groundbreaking Reusable Packaging System
August 13, 2019 at 11:53 am

In this episode of POW!, Sara demonstrates how Loop is shaking up the packaging world with its groundbreaking approach to waste reduction. Through its system of reusable packaging, Loop allows consumers, brands, and retailers to reduce single-use packaging waste and extend the lifecycle of a variety of packaging formats.

AWT Launches 'Terrene' Sustainable Label and Packaging Material Portfolio
July 30, 2019 at 9:19 am

With an increasing call for more environmentally-friendly packaging options from customers and consumers, AWT Labels & Packaging has launched a new line of sustainable label and packaging materials. The 'Terrene' portfolio provides a variety of recyclable, compostable, and biodegradable options.