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Coke launches 'second life' campaign

A clever campaign aimed at tackling plastic waste in Vietnam is taking off and will soon expand across Asia.
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Reusable pharma packs 'greener' than single use

Reusable shippers result in less of an environmental impact versus single-use packaging for pharmaceutical products, especially at high volumes.
Package Case Study

Pipette provider rewards reuse by planting trees

Rainin Instrument works with American Forests to plant a tree every time one of its service return kits is reused, with a minimum commitment of 5000 trees in 2013.
Eli Lilly saves $2M per year with reusable packaging.
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Study: Reusable cold chain pharma packs 'greener' than single use

LCA study evaluates the environmental advantages of reusable versus single-use shippers for pharma. Eli Lilly’s experiences support the study results.

Significant cost savings achieved by reusables winner

Maker of lighting solutions Finelite employs a range of reusable solutions that result in cost and environmental savings, making it the Reusable Packaging Assn.’s 2013 award winner.
RackoCell pallet
Materials Product Brief

Orbis: Reusable pallets and containers

Orbis Corporation’s reusable pallets and totes for the food, beverage, and industrial supply chains provide safety, sustainability, consistency, and space saving, increasing shipping efficiency.
Materials Product Brief

Labelmaster: Environmentally-friendly wooden crates

Internationally rated for export, Labelmaster’s SnapCrates are economical, heavy-duty wooden shipping and storage containers that provide safe, secure shipping and can be reused up to 30 times, saving crate acquisition and disposal costs, as well as space in landfills.
SW wine can
Package Case Study

Slim can suits Southwest Wines

Its renamed Soleil Mimosa wine is launched in an on-the-go aluminum can that provides sustainability, portability, and graphics punch.

Diamond Pet Foods to use lightweight, RFID-enabled pallets

Manufacturer of natural pet foods begins shipping its products on RFID-embedded, all-plastic pallets to increase efficiency and reduce the environmental impact of its brand.
Materials Product Brief

Rehrig Pacific Co.: Reusable sharps container

Rehrig Pacific Co.’s Sharps Tank is an FDA 510(k) cleared, 17-gal. reusable sharps container that may be used in clinical and laboratory environments for the disposal of both small and large sharps.


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