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NatureWorks reveals third-party LCA results

Revised NatureWorks Ingeo biopolymer life cycle assessment data passes rigorous third party peer-review.
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Earth Renewable: Durable plant-based personal care packaging

Earth Renewable Technologies debuts EarthBottle, an eco-friendly plastic alternative for beauty products and supplements.
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Japan's Kuraray acquires Plantic

Kuraray expands its bio-based barrier film capabilities with Plantic Technologies acquisition.
Materials Product Brief
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Plantic: Renewably sourced vacuum skin packaging

Plantic’s eco Plastic Skin Pack ultra-high gas barrier material establishes new standards in more sustainable vacuum skin packaging performance.
Package Case Study
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Skincare balm comes in 3D-printed, PLA container

Anita’s Balm founder brings package manufacturing in-house, creating a custom twist-up container resembling a mini amphora jar, made from compostable PLA resin.
Materials Product Brief
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Plastic Suppliers, Inc.: Films for shrink sleeve labels, flexible packaging

See it at PACK EXPO Booth #6035! Plastic Suppliers, Inc.'s (PSI) Polyflex and EarthFirst (biopolymer) brand films are used in shrink sleeve label, flexible packaging, tamper-evident, and thermoforming applications.
Package Case Study
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Raw pet-food bag uses renewable, compostable materials

Flexible, reclosable pouch for raw dog food from Steve’s Real Food is made from renewable compostable materials and is ‘green from the zipper to the sealant.’
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PLA yogurt cup project scrutinized from all angles

Attention to detail, as well as the new pack’s 48% reduction in global warming potential versus petroleum-based packages, netted Stonyfield an Environmental Impact award in the FDA-Regulated category of this year’s competition.
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