Study to Sort Out Hurdles of Recycling Flexible Packaging
September 22, 2015 at 8:58 am

Flexible packaging is often blamed for gumming up the equipment at material recovery facilities (MRFs) so the initial phase of this first-of-its-kind study — called Materials Recovery for the Future — will monitor how these items move through sortation technologies, like screens and optical scanners, at recycling centers.

The Snack that Provides its Own Packaging
September 15, 2015 at 9:06 am

Eating edamame is a process. The beans pop out of their pod and leave an inedible shuck behind. Far from being yet more litter, these fiber-rich pods can be recycled to make soy packaging—specifically, the boxes this edamame snack would be served in.

On Flexible Packaging and Source Reduction
September 8, 2015 at 10:11 am

Since flexible packaging contains less material than does rigid packaging, its association with source reduction is not surprising; nonetheless, that association is neither as straightforward nor as simple as it’s often presented.

P&G Launches Eco-friendly Packaging
July 28, 2015 at 1:08 pm

Procter and Gamble (P&G) Fabric Care has announced a new environmental initiative that will see 230 million bottles of flagship brands like Ariel, Dash, Lenor and Unstoppables made out of ‘Post Consumer Recyclate’ (PCR), which is recycled packaging.

Rethinking Single-Serve Coffee Capsules
July 21, 2015 at 12:54 pm

While non-recyclable/non-compostable coffee capsules for single-serve brewing systems may be getting a lot of bad press due the massive amount of packaging waste they generate, a new study from PAC, Packaging Consortium tells a much greener story.

"How Life Unfolds" Campaign Details Importance of Paper and Packaging
July 14, 2015 at 12:31 pm

The Paper & Packaging – How Life Unfolds campaign, created by Cramer-Krasselt in Milwaukee, integrates 30-second commercials, print advertising and a digital presence in banner ads, video and the campaign’s information hub,