Light weight and shatter resistance join with great shelf impact.
Package Case Study

Distinctive PET bottle for rum

The launch of McCormick Distilling Co.'s new Montego Bay Coconut Rum is marked by packaging with eye-catching design and color that gives the new brand strong shelf appeal.
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Earth day sees launch of coalition to push EPR

New coalition seeks to make manufacturers responsible for collecting and recycling the products and packaging they produce.
Nestle Easter egg range packaging is 100% recyclable.
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Nestle's 100% recyclable packs

Nestlé has become the first major confectioner to use 100% recyclable packaging across its entire Easter egg range.
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Recyclability, sustainability gain momentum at HealthPack 2012

Growing hospital waste is addressed in at least three different sessions at the Albuquerque event.
Materials Product Brief

Star Packaging Corporation: Recyclable stand-up pouches

From food and beverage to grass seeds and lawn products, Star Packaging’s TerraFLEX RP line of fully-recyclable stand-up pouches are made from 100% polyethylene and are said to offer superior performance to traditional plastic packaging while allowing for greater sustainability.
Feature Article

Cost of recycling: EPR gains ground in U.S.

Local and state governments’ lack of funds and brand owners’ desire to see their packaging materials recycled are driving a movement toward EPR in the U.S.

New program advises: Keep your caps on

New ‘Caps On’ initiative encourages communities to ask residents to include caps on plastic bottles at the time of recycling.

Road map for more effective U.S. material recovery systems released

GreenBlue offers a free, 90-page report that documents a range of material recovery systems throughout the world that could be adopted in the U.S.

Widget calculates energy from recyclables

The EPA releases a widget the can be used to determine the energy saved by recycling various types of packaging versus landfilling.

100 projects identified to reduce plastics-based marine litter

ACC joins other plastics industry stakeholders to outline a global action plan for solutions to marine litter. Plan identifies 100 projects across 32 countries.


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