Barilla: reduce, reuse, recycle

Guided by the words of its founder, who said, “Feed people as you would feed your own children,” over the last five years, Italian food company Barilla Group has made sustainability an official part of its corporate strategy. Here, Michele Amigoni, Group Supply Chain packaging design and standards director for Barilla, discusses the company’s sustainable packaging efforts.
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Sustainability opportunities 'beyond the package'

New AMERIPEN brochure emphasizes the importance of looking at the entire product and packaging system when considering sustainability.
Michael Hughes
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Waste reduction is central to Unilever’s sustainability strategy

Unilever senior packaging manager, R&D, Michael Hughes, shares how the company is evaluating and designing its packaging to meet the goals of The Sustainable Living Plan.
MSU Jamboree logo

Michigan State School of Packaging to host Student Packaging Jamboree

March 21-23 event will include speeches from industry professionals, a showcase of innovative packages, and an opportunity to interact with experts through a panel discussion.
Materials Product Brief

Automated Packaging Systems: EarthAware™ biodegradable and recycled film bags for greater sustainability

Data sheets from Automated Packaging Systems provide details of the EarthAware lines of biodegradable and recycled poly-film bags.
Package Case Study

Henry Schein Animal Health opts for wool packaging

Scotland-based animal health distributor chooses wool for temperature-sensitive vaccines that deliver cold chain logistics benefits.

Center for Sustainable Packaging created at RIT

New education and research center, established with $2.2 million in gifts, will be dedicated to the development and use of sustainable packaging.
Pouch for Freedonia study

Stand-up pouch appeal driving U.S. pouch demand

Sustainability, functionality, and marketing benefits delivered by stand-up pouches will help push U.S. pouch demand, predicts Freedonia study.
Feature Article

Six steps toward greater organizational sustainability

The economic rule of thumb of the past century—more and cheaper is better—must be supplanted by a new refrain for economic success and personal happiness.
Eco box
Feature Article

How leading pharma/device firms employ sustainability

Medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers recognize that sustainability efforts can pay multiple dividends.


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