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Corner, edge protector results in sustainable, temporary rack display
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Corner, edge protector results in sustainable, temporary rack display

PACK EXPO 2012: Great Northern Corp.'s Laminations division has employed its VBoard edge-protection product to create the preformed PalletTop display for applications requiring a sturdy, industrial solution. VBoard laminated paperboard is made from recycled, recyclable materials.
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Weis Markets to use 100% recyclable PET MAP trays for meat

Working with custom thermoformer, the grocery chain embarks on development of first closed-loop recyclable meat tray.
KW Plastics is the first domestic reprocessor to collect and recycle woven and nonwoven flexible PP.
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Plastics recycling innovators recognized

The American Chemistry Council honors KW Plastics, Safeplay Systems, and Sony Electronics for developing innovative products using PCR plastics.
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Placon: Multi-compartment food containers

Designed for cut fruit, vegetables, nuts, candy, and cheese, Placon’s Fresh ‘n Clear divided bowls contain up to 100% food-safe, post-consumer recycled materials.
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New soap bottles partially sourced from ocean plastic

Eco-conscious household/personal care products maker Method offers limited-edition soap in bottle made from ocean-recovered and PCR HDPE plastic.
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Placon: Tamper-evident deli containers are eco-friendly

Made with 100% recycled PETE, Placon’s Evolutions is a new line of deli containers made with EcoStar and provides sustainability, safety, inventory reduction, and product salability.
Justin's nut butters now come in containers made from 100% PCR PET.
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Justin's nut butters relaunched in 100% PCR PET

Organic, all-natural nut-butter products now use containers having 100% post-consumer recycled PET content.
Xcel Milk is packaged in an injection/stretch blow-molded bottle made from rPET.
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Milk-based drink for post-exercise recovery flexes rPET muscles

High-quality post-exercise recovery drink launches in the U.K. in a unique, sporty 500-mL bottle made from rPET.
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New, 'greener' Starbucks cup sleeve uses adhesives innovation

New cup sleeve allows for reduction in material and greater PCR material, with no degradation in quality, through proprietary adhesive/converting technology.
Tubes have post-consumer PE.
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PCR polyethylene tubes

Formulated by master herbalist Sebastian Pole, Pukka Ayurveda is an exciting collection of new naturally active organic skincare containing super concentrated plant extracts.

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