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Study compares costs for corrugated versus RPCs for shipping tomatoes

Results of a detailed, activity-based accounting comparison show that shipping tomatoes in corrugated saves $6.8 million annually versus using RPCs.
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Pipette provider rewards reuse by planting trees

Rainin Instrument works with American Forests to plant a tree every time one of its service return kits is reused, with a minimum commitment of 5000 trees in 2013.
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Boxed set for vodka celebrates Stones' 50th

A boxed set commemorating the Rolling Stones 50th anniversary features Crystal Head Vodka presented on a stage-like platform and double doors outlined with a gold zipper.
Large particulates in aseptic cartons.
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Campbell launches large particulates in aseptic cartons

Campbell Soup Co. has expanded its Liebig range in France with the addition of new products aseptically packaged.
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FiberMark: Folding carton for wine/spirits packaging

FiberMark announces an innovative new portfolio of folding carton products specifically engineered to meet the rigorous design demands of the upscale spirits packaging market.
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The new corrugated configurations incorporate tighter dimensions and eliminate interior dividers. Neither the inner cartons nor the outer shipping cases require foam peanuts for protective cushioning.
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New casing strategy cultivates economy and ecology

Organic grower reinvents its shipper packing operations to minimize material usage and waste byproducts.
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45% of U.S. households have access to carton recycling

Carton recycling jumps 150% since the formation of the Carton Council of North America in 2009.
Off The Shelf: Aseptically packaged tomatoes are packing particulates
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Off The Shelf: Aseptically packaged tomatoes are packing particulates

Herzel Canning Co. & Farms is aseptically packaging cut tomatoes in 26.46-oz cartons. The firm is believed to be the first to commercialize such a package with particulates.
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Coconut water for kids strikes the right balance

Vita Coco Kids coconut water builds upon the established brand identity of the original Vita Coco product while adding whimsical, kid-friendly touches.
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Testing confirms select grades of paperboard with EarthCoating are recyclable

Smart Planet Technologies, Inc. has announced that select paperboard grades with EarthCoating® have successfully completed recyclability and repulpability testing.

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