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Clorox concentrates bleach for smaller bottle

Slimmer, smaller bleach bottle introduced for Clorox that holds concentrated product that reduces the amount of plastic and water used by the brand.
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Zero-waste, package-free grocery store opens in Texas

New in.gredients grocery store opens in Texas, with a goal of focusing on community and sustainability, including the elimination of packaging.
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Graham Packaging: PET beverage carafe creates differentiation for premium products

Designed for ambient or cold-filled drinks such as juices, teas, lemonades, fruit punches, and other beverages typically found in the refrigerated section, Graham Packaging’s new stock 59-oz. polyethylene terephthalate (PET) carafe is designed to help brand owners create a differentiated shelf-presence for a wide variety of premium beverages.
The pouch offers sustainable packaging advantages.
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Pouch scores sustainable packaging points

For its Horse Quenchers product, Equatic Solutions of Flemington, NJ. pulled off a nice bit of source reduction recently when it switched out of a rigid plastic container plus snap-on lid to a pouch made of flexible film.
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Benefits of packaging outlined by AMERIPEN brochure

New brochure explains how the thoughtful use of packaging actually helps prevent waste and save energy. Sections focus on economic, environmental, and social benefits.
OFF THE SHELF: Beer variety pack brews multiple advantages
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OFF THE SHELF: Beer variety pack brews multiple advantages

For its Widmer Brothers beers, the Craft Brew Alliance uses a new variety-pack box that reveals up to four different 22-oz glass bottle brands inside, providing marketing differentiation and materials savings.
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Campbell reports on sustainability progress in 2012 CSR report

The planet, consumers, employees, and neighbors are the focus of the company’s sustainability goals.
Vacuum packaging that keeps meat red
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Vacuum packaging that keeps meat red

FreshCase technology, which involves the use of sodium nitrite in the food contact layer of the film, is an award-winning way of using vacuum packaging without causing the fresh red meat to darken.
Xango PET
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Xango moves to PET for nutritional supplement beverage

Switch from glass to plastic provides economic and sustainable packaging advantages for its Xango Juice.
Easier handling in the pantry was a driver behind the 2 box development.
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Cheerios 2 Box: source reduction, consumer satisfaction

New packaging technology, proprietary to General Mills, makes it possible to pack cereal more densely, which lets the firm reduce its use of paperboard by 200,000 pounds annually.

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