Category: Materials

Whole Foods Market Bans Plastic Straws, Makes Packaging Changes

Entire Foods Market will wipe out plastic straws by July 2019 and replace its rotisserie chicken containers with plastic sacks that utilization 70 percent less plastic than the hard packaging. Both of these progressions come after the grocer effectively diminished the span of its plastic produce packs prior this year. The company said that these…

Tips for Certification Under Amazon’s Packaging Guidelines

You get back home to find a new Amazon package at the door. What ordinarily pursues next is you open the corrugated box, push aside whatever protective packaging components fill the crate and get your new product. The repercussions of this is a blend of recyclable corrugate containers, non-recyclable fillers and perhaps some non-curbside recyclable…

CNG’s Spicers Paper purchases Premiere Packaging in US

The Spicers Paper division of Central National Gottesman (CNG) has acquired US-based supply distributor Premiere Packaging Industries (PPI). Set up in 1999, Premiere Packaging offers custom/stock layered and poly products to clients crosswise over different divisions, including manufacturing and enormous scale distribution operations. CNG president and CEO Andrew Wallach said: “We have been committed during…

Stora Enso launches bio-based option to plastic packaging

Finland-based firm Stora Enso has unveiled another expense and asset proficient option to plastic packaging, DuraSense, with an end goal to dreduce environmental effect of products. The new line of wood-based biocomposites utilizes a mix of wood fibers and polymers, which can be fossil, bio-based or reused, thus reducing the dependency on limited fossil resources.…

Kettle Brand Cuts Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Packaging by Half

Kettle Brand is reducing the measure of plastic in its packaging by 43 percent. Moving from 5-layer bundling film to 3-layer film will fundamentally lessen the brand’s ecological impression from packaging. The task will result in a yearly 51 percent decrease in ozone harming substance emanations from bundling and keep two million pounds of plastic…

Arla obtains sustainable packaging target

The packaging sustainability strategy incorporates making 600 million fresh milk containers inexhaustible and 500 million yogurt pots recyclable crosswise over six nations before the year’s over. The company said that this is the first big move in its new packaging sustainability strategy that would cut 7,330 tonnes of carbon. The new packaging will be accessible…

Lush Replaces Plastic Packaging With Clever App

It’s never again a mystery that cosmetics based company Lush is extremely dynamic in supporting worldwide causes, committed to wildlife protection and LGBTQ+ rights. Presently, Lush is taking it to the next level by using their own LushLens app. AI and machine learning-based, the Lush Lens application means to help in making a sustainable future,…

Sellers emphasize efforts to reduce plastic

The topic has been a high-interest one in the produce industry given the commonness of plastic packaging and the numerous ways its utilization benefits shoppers — specifically taking into account perceivability of the product, maintaining its quality and extending its shelf life. In the Food Marketing Institute’s yearly Power of Produce report, most buyers positioned…

Sainsbury to take off black plastic packaging by March 2020

As a first step towards its new black plastics target, Sainsbury’s will expel the material from its own-image fresh food lines before the finish of 2019, with packaging for solidified and surrounding merchandise set to be exchanged in the first quarter of 2020. The packaging will be supplanted with either clear or light shaded plastic,…