Sustainable Packaging

A look at eco-conscious packaging.


DuPont opens Innovation Center in Shanghai

Center accelerates inclusive innovation for sustainable future in China
DuPont opens its Innovation Center in Shanghai, China - the company’s first such facility in mainland China.
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2013 U.S. PET container recycling rate hits 31%

Strong end use markets drive growth in domestic PET processing
The report cites a 2013 United States recycling rate of 31.2% for polyethylene terephthalate plastic bottles, up slightly from 2012’s 30.8%.
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Companies named to new Carton Champions Network

Companies partner in the U.S. to help educate the public about the benefits of cartons and carton recycling
Companies partner in the U.S. to help educate the public about the benefits of cartons and carton recycling.
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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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The proof is in the packaging

Dow helps Make it Last to alleviate food waste
Did you know that enough food is produced to feed the estimated 805 million people around the world that are going hungry each day?
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Newly launched coalition publishes report on demand for recycled foam

Foam Recycling Coalition to establish grant program, assist material recovery facilities
Foam Recycling Coalition to establish grant program, assist material recovery facilities.
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Cover Story: PACK EXPO show preview

PACK EXPO International blows away the Windy City

This year’s show aims to educate, inform and inspire.
PACK EXPO International takes place next month and promises to be an exciting showcase of all things packaging
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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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Novelis opens world’s largest aluminum recycling facility

Since 2011, Novelis has invested approximately $500 million to expand its recycling network, doubling its recycling capacity to 2.1 million metric tons per year and raising its recycled content from 30% to 46%.
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PepsiCo rallies schools across the nation to join K-12 recycling program

Education-based 'Recycle Rally' empowers students to recycle for the environment and win cash prizes
To get more students recycling, PepsiCo announced it is now opening its popular K-12 school Recycle Rally program to schools across the U.S. The program is one of the ways PepsiCo is working to increase recycling to help drive the U.S. beverage container recycling rate to 50% by 2018.
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