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Plant based, renewable carton launches

Tetra Pak launches industry’s first package made entirely from plant based, renewable packaging materials
The new Tetra Rex carton will be the first in the market to have bio-based low-density polyethylene films and bio-based high-density polyethylene caps, both derived from sugar cane, in addition to Forest Stewardship Council certified paperboard.
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Materials Technology: Sustainable Materials

Seeing the big picture of sustainability

Materials, equipment and logistics all play a role in evolving the sustainability of manufacturers.
As consumer demand for sustainable packaging continues to rise, brand owners and manufacturers across the packaging and processing supply chain are looking for solutions to reduce the carbon footprint of their overall operations.
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Amcor recognized as a sustainability leader by Dow Jones Sustainability World Indices

Amcor’s overall score was second highest in the materials category of the 2014 Dow Jones Sustainability World Indices
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Aluminum can recycling holds at historically high levels

U.S. industry recycling rate remains above 65% for third consecutive year
U.S. industry recycling rate remains above 65% for third consecutive year
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Tetra Pak joins initiative to assess FSC impact

Tetra Pak is working with Kingfisher and IKEA to promote the benefits of legal, responsibly sourced, sustainable timber and clarify the role of Forest Stewardship Council certification in the delivery of these values.
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Non-traditional packaging excels in beverage, dairy and food

Beloved for their light weight, eco-friendly profile and shelf-safe convenience, aseptic cartons, first developed for shelf-safe dairy products in 1961, have dominated store shelves in much of Europe, Asia and Central and South Americas for nearly half a century.
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SPI continues pursuit of zero waste with launch of capital asset management services

SPI partnered with long-standing member company Meadoworks to launch Capital Asset Management Services, a new program to support the plastics industry’s goal of eliminating waste while bringing new life to existing resources.
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SPI opens third-annual Innovation in Bioplastics Award competition

As in the previous two contests, the competition is open to any corporation, partnership or other business entity worldwide and seeks to acknowledge one creative, state-of-the-art innovation that represents the height of innovation in the bioplastics industry.
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Carton organization releases multi-material report on policy

Report demonstrates that well-crafted policy can be an important driver to maximizing recovery
The Carton Council of North America has released a new report, prepared by Reclay StewardEdge, Inc., which assesses various policies designed to drive recycling of post-consumer packaging and printed paper.
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Crown opens new Liverpool plant designed to enhance customer service

Crown Aerosols and Speciality Packaging, a business unit of Crown Holdings, Inc., has relocated its Liverpool speciality packaging operations to a new facility in Trinity Park.
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