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Kraft maps full footprint, 'from farm to fork'

Project provides initial details of company’s effects on climate, land, and water; validates focus on sustainable agriculture.
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Global Protocol on Packaging Sustainability published

In early September, The Global Packaging Project, part of the sustainability workstream at The Consumer Goods Forum, released the Global Protocol on Packaging Sustainability.
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First sustainability report on North American aluminum industry unveiled

Documents steady improvements in aluminum’s environmental footprint over past 20 years, and provides full LCA data for all steps of the manufacturing process.
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Global Packaging Project releases sustainability measurement system

The new Global Protocol on Packaging Sustainability provides a common measurement system for companies to assess the relative sustainability of packaging.
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2011 Greener Package Awards recognize data-driven results

Stricter entry requirements for this year's awards ensure that the 10 winners of the 2011 competition are providing measurable sustainable differences.
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Making sense of LCA in packaging

The key to truly ‘more sustainable’ packaging design is to begin with a strategy. With a vision and goals specific to your company, you can successfully apply tools like LCA to make better design and purchasing decisions.
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Summer Garden Food unveils the 'secret sauce'

An Ohio sauce maker’s unconventional approach integrates a green manufacturing facility with an efficient filling and packaging line—and sales are up more than 15%.
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Frito-Lay facility receives LEED Gold existing building certification

PepsiCo’s Modesto, CA, snack plant becomes the first food manufacturing plant in the state to achieve LEED Gold certification for an existing building.

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