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Walmart's eco-friendly cleaners

The new Great Value Naturals line of all-natural household cleaners from Walmart uses recycled-content bottles and 100%-plastic trigger sprayers that can be easily recycled.
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First 100% recycled-content water cooler bottle launched

Pioneering water company Ice River Springs expands its plastic recycling initiatives, producing the first closed-loop 100% recycled-content bottle for the water cooler.
Mintel's Dornbpazer packs 'em in at the Innovation Stage

How can green packaging be simultaneously more AND less important to todays consumers?

There’s both more and less interest in going green. It’s a head-scratcher, but Mintel Group's Lynn Dornblaser unraveled the mystery to Pack Expo 2013 attendees.
Materials Product Brief

Penford: Biopolymer additive strengthens paperboard

PenStrength, a high-performance cationic polymer from Penford Products, enhances the binding of pulp fibers to make recycled paperboard stronger, and allows manufacturers to produce premium-grade paperboard while reducing manufacturing costs.
Materials Product Brief

NOVA Chemicals: EPS resin with recycled content

If you have been looking for a recycled-content EPS resin, NOVA Chemicals’ newest expandable polystyrene resin, R625B, is a shape/packaging grade resin with 25% recycled-content.
Package Case Study

Information Mediary, Keystone introduce electronic compliance-monitoring blister pack

Package contains electronics that collect and report accurate dosing event data; well suited for clinical trials.
Materials Product Brief

Placon: Food-safe, recycled PET plastic tray and bowl line

Manufactured with EcoStar food-safe recycled PET, Placon’s Fresh ‘n Clear CaterEase plastic tray and bowl line features sleek black, crush and crack resistant platters, bowls, and lids that securely, attractively, and sustainably present a wide assortment of foods from sandwiches, salads, fruits and veggies to desserts.
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Simple Green packaging redesigned to be more sustainable

New packaging for Simple Green household cleaning products includes a bottle with 25% PCR content and a trigger sprayer made entirely of plastic.
Materials Product Brief

Placon: Tamper-evident food containers

Available in 7 grab-and-go sizes from 8-64 oz., Placon’s Crystal Seal Tamper-Evident plastic thermoformed food containers are 100% recyclable with a patent-pending double-hinged feature that helps minimize the potential of food tampering.
Materials Product Brief

Phoenix Technologies: Food-grade rPET resin

LNO w resin from Phoenix Technologies is a new food-grade, melt-extruded rPET pellet with good color and cost attributes that is suitable for ambient/cold/frozen applications, as well as personal care products.


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