Sustainability

THE PRODUCT Paperboard impregnated with seeds? Been there, done that. But the new Nabisco Triscuit box from Kraft is a little bit different, both in terms of its sustainable concept and the unusual packaging. THE...
Being ecologically conscious in packaging is trendy, but you can’t get any greener than leaving behind absolutely no greenhouse emissions. Nada. That’s what the brand-new Oasis Zero Carbon Footprint Digipak for...
Call it washday multitasking in a box. Drop a Purex Complete 3-in-1 Laundry Sheet into the washer to release the detergent; then transfer it to the dryer with the clothes, where heat activates fabric softening and static...
The global bottled water industry has reached $50 billion in sales, with the U.S. market increasing by nearly 250% since 1995. This exponential rise in global demand for bottled water and the slower growth rate of soft...
Perhaps you’ve heard … or maybe you haven’t. Frito-Lay, part of Pepsico, has introduced a quieter version of its compostable SunChips bag, one that’s now comparable to a typical potato chip bag. The...
Amcor Rigid Plastics, the world’s leading producer of rigid plastic packaging, has solidified the use of lightweight polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles for single-serve, 187-ml wine products. Leading wineries...
Danone has switched to Ingeo—a plastic from plants—for its Activia yogurt in Germany. The new yogurt pack is the result of a close cooperation between Danone, WWF-Germany, and Ingeo producer NatureWorks. The...
Green Stamp of Approval CarbonFree Label helps eco brands stand out on shelf. Carbonfund.org (Bethesda, MD), recently launched its CarbonFree Certified Product Label for product packaging in an effort to educate...
Chemical and natural additives extend plastic’s functionality, enhance its appearance, cut its processing costs and increase its sustainability—all in ways that can help packaging creatives improve their designs...
Custom Cradle Package www.ibcshell.com Cradle packaging is custom-manufactured using corrugated board, solid bleached sulfate (SBS) laminate, and Mylar film. The carton pictured here needed an especially robust...

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