Design 

New Yorkers pick winning design for new license plates

New Yorkers have picked the state’s new license plates, overwhelmingly supporting a design with pictures of Niagara Falls, the Adirondack Mountains and the Statue of Liberty, state officials reported Friday. State residents were allowed to decide in favor of the new license plate in an online challenge with five competing designs. The triumphant alternative got 49.7% of the 325,000 votes cast in the challenge, as indicated by the state Department of Motor Vehicles. “The design overwhelmingly selected by New Yorkers showcases some of our most iconic symbols and truly represents…

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As ‘plastic-free’ movement develops, package-free shop opens up in East Nashville

The Good Fill opened it’s entryways on Wednesday, offering clients a unique,, bundle free store that is novel in the mid-state. The store sells family unit cleaners, similar to dish cleanser and clothing cleanser, just as close to home cleanliness items like shampoo or lotion. Nonetheless, rather than coming in plastic packaging, clients can siphon their buys into reusable containers. “You can buy a container or bring your own,” owner Megan Gill said. “Even a plastic container or, like a dawn dish soap bottle.” At that point the cost is…

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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 three combined initiatives will reduce about 800,000 pounds of plastic each year. At Whole Foods Market-operated venues in the stores, for example, bistros and juice bars, clients can demand recyclable, compostable and Forest Stewardship Council-affirmed…

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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 plastic air cushions strewn over your floor. At last, not all things end up where it should, and there is a great deal of waste included. It’s a situation that purchasers know about, particularly with…

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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 the past few years to developing our capabilities within the packaging industry. “Our North American Distribution business is focused on accelerating that growth by providing a broader range of packaging products and solutions to our…

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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. Stora Enso said that it is introducing DuraSense to new customer segments, including cosmetics, food and luxury brands, marks another step in its sustainability mission. Stora Enso liquid packaging and carton board SVP head Hannu…

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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 out of landfills. The brand as of late appeared the new packaging at Natural Products Expo West, close by its assortment of strong flavors — including recently presented Kettle Brand Krinkle Cut Wasabi Ranch. Finding…

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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 to the shopper showcase in Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK. Arla Head of Europe Peter Giørtz-Carlsen said: “We want to help people live a more sustainable life, as well as feel…

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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, without plastic packaging. The application can scan Lush products to show their properties, and their impact on your skin and mood, all these within a few clicks. The astonishing application could be tried this Spring,…

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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 those functional attributes as more critical to them than packaging being environmentally friendly. 77% said it is very important packaging allow them to see the product; 62% said it is very important packaging make items…

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