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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…

Innovation in packaging drives industry endeavors to decrease waste

Plastic, as a material, has reformed the way in which we package food, distribute it and securely devour it. It is estimated that packaging accounts in excess of a fourth of plastic worldwide, increasing the shelf life of many products and making food shopping more convenient for billions. Notwithstanding, the world is waking up to…

What’s the Best Way to Recycle Packaging Tape?

This is one of the many questions concerning reusing that often puzzles people. The simple answer is contact your local recycler and ask about its current policy for recycling packing tape. Certain tapes are recyclable while others aren’t. Think about these three different policies: Experts from your hometown of Chicago say, “It’s helpful to remove…