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Off The Shelf: Plantable, compostable pod holds produce seeds
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Off The Shelf: Plantable, compostable pod holds produce seeds

Scotts Miracle-Gro introduces the Gro-Ables Seed Pod, which offers consumers a foolproof way to grow their own herbs and produce from seeds. Seeds, along with fertilizer, are contained in a ‘pod’ made from compostable materials that can be planted directly in the ground and turns to compost by the following growing season.
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Miracle-Gro compostable seed pods are consumer-focused

Addressing consumers’ challenges with growing edible plants from seeds, Scotts Miracle-Gro launches a seed pod made from molded fiber that gets planted directly in the ground.
Single-dose Tide Pods feature an exclusive three-chamber design containing product formulations that brighten, fight stains, and clean.
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Top packages take innovation to the next level

Fourth-quarter survey rewards packages in the home and garden market that use advanced technology platforms and facilitate new ways of interacting with products.
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Compost tea goes greener with fitment pouches

Vermicrop Organics realizes cost and time savings by switching from rigid plastic bottles to gorgeously printed pouches for its compost tea product, Vermi T Solution.
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Snap Pac pouch makes lawn spreading simple

Scotts creates a no-mess, no-guesswork lawn spreader that works with pouched lawn-care products that snap into place and provide controlled-flow dispensing.
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Sales prospects blossom with gardening pack rebranding

Moving from generic packaging to bright, bold branded packs offering product visibility helps Oasis Grower Products better market its hydroponics growing media.
KelKay deicer
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Pail provides convenience for inconvenient weather

KelKay employs packaging to give its U.K. customers an easy way to handle snow and ice.
Without proper venting, container collapse can occur
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Vented cap liners cure container woes

High-altitude plastic bottle collapsing problems solved and product safety and brand image preserved.
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An epistolary column

My Lead Off column in the July issue described how Ecovative LLC and others are turning to crop waste as a biopolymer feedstock. The column generated this intriguing exchange of e-mails.
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Packagers provide robotics 'wish list'

In the first-ever survey of Packaging World’s readers on their use of robotics, respondents share some of the technologies/capabilities they’d like to see from suppliers.

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