We recently read about some communities that are shifting the way they or their contracted companies handle curbside recyclables. Skokie, IL, has joined a number of other communities in the Chicago area—and I’m sure elsewhere—that are no longer requiring consumers to separate materials they put out for recycling.
This summer, Rochester, NY-based Birds Eye Foods launched several new sauced frozen vegetables (shown) in flexible bags with prepress work executed through an agreement with Vertis, an integrated marketing and advertising solutions firm.
Parsons Scale Systems (De Pere, WI) offers an automatic bagging system capable of handling premade paper and plastic bags. Machine is controlled by new PC-based systems with full-color touchscreen interface.