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Furniture protected by mushroom 'root'-based packaging

Ecovative’s EcoCradle is a low embodied-energy, compostable, protective packaging material that is literally grown into any custom shape.
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PLA yogurt cup project scrutinized from all angles

Attention to detail, as well as the new pack’s 48% reduction in global warming potential versus petroleum-based packages, netted Stonyfield an Environmental Impact award in the FDA-Regulated category of this year’s competition.
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Protective packaging that's grown

Only two Diamond Awards for Excellence in Innovation, Cost/Waste Reduction and Sustainability were handed out this year, and one was won by Ecovative LLC for its EcoCradle™ protective packaging product.
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The crop waste buzz

Using crop waste as a biopolymer feedstock is suddenly hot.
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PepsiCo elaborates on new green PET bottle technology

Denise Lefebvre, director of Advanced Research – Beverage Packaging, for PepsiCo reveals additional details on the announcement of a 100% plant-based PET bottle expected to pilot in 2012.
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PlantBottle GM discusses recent Dasani and Odwalla advancements

Scott Vitters speaks with Greener Package about the science behind the new 100% plant-based HDPE bottle for Odwalla, as well as the significance of the availability of Dasani PlantBottle nationally.
New packaging foam contains 25% renewable content
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New packaging foam contains 25% renewable content

Sealed Air's Instapak® RC45 foam contains 25% renewable content in the finished foam product and is recommended for light-duty packaging applications.
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European juice packager pioneers first extrusion-blown PLA bottle

Polenghi of Italy employs a low carbon-footprint bioplastic bottle for its new Bio organic lemon juice brand.
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Bulk organic snacks get green PLA retail pack

For its bulk line of five Organic Acres brand dried fruit and nut blends, Tropical Foods, Charlotte, NC, has launched a corn-based plastic container that brand manager Chad Hartman says “is a logical fit with the organic product.”

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