Recycled content

Package Case Study

Nestlé Waters brand introduces 100% rPET bottle

Resource Natural Spring Water seeks to bring attention to bottle-to-bottle recycling and increase awareness and demand for recycled plastics with its launch of a 100% rPET bottle.
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Package Case Study

Method is first with 100% RPET detergent bottle

Method overcomes design and manufacturing challenges to create a 53-oz 100% RPET bottle with strong shelf appeal and environmental benefits for its new laundry detergent.
Placon's Envisions PCR Trays and Lids
Materials Product Brief

Placon: Clear food trays and lids from recycled PET

The new Envisions trays and lids make recycled plastic food packaging from bottles and thermoforms clear and contemporary.
Package Case Study

High-recycled content can for GA microbrewery

Microbrewery embraces aluminum can with at least 90% recycled content for its craft beers, citing the can’s sustainability benefits for the brewery and for the community.
Toray's Lumilid film
Materials Product Brief

Toray: Bio-based, solvent-free lidding films

Toray Plastics (America) introduces Lumilid dual-ovenable films made of sustainable resin blends.
Red Brick chooses Novelis evercan
Package Case Study

Craft beer selects can with 90% PCR content

Georgia’s oldest brewery selects a high-recycled content aluminum can for its products to align with its sustainability goals, without sacrificing the quality of its beer.
Materials Product Brief

Uncoated recycled board for digital presses

Sonoco’s EcoTect becomes first uncoated recycled board to be certified for HP Indigo specifications.
Kim Holmes, Senior Director, Recycling and Diversion, SPI: the Plastics Industry Trade Association
Feature Article

Managing material decisions: The benefits of PCR

Increasing pressure for more sustainable packaging is driving brands to look at the trade-offs of using PCR material for their products. Here are some of those considerations.
Pat Reynolds, VP Editor

'Green' tray for takeaway food

Operating the Churchill’s, Fishnchicken, and Bankers brands, Chesterford Group is the UK’s largest independent chain of fish and chips shops.
New package boasts 25% recycled content.
Package Case Study

Fuller Brush brand boasts a new look

The 108-year-old Fuller Brush brand is sporting a new look for its Stanley 100 detergent.


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