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'Sustainable packaging' focus is counterproductive

"Sustainable packaging as a term is no longer relevant today as the debate about good vs. bad packaging has moved on." That’s the conclusion of a new study by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC, which posed the question, "Sustainable packaging: myth or reality."
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Study strikes down 'sustainable packaging' terminology

PwC reports that the term ‘sustainable packaging’ is too broad to be useful and has instead been substituted in recent years with the concept of supply chain efficiency.
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Cosmetics companies form sustainable packaging roundtable

Companies share best practices and identify ways to work with suppliers, retailers and customers to advance sustainable packaging.
Dr. Bill Flanagan, GE Global Research
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SPS 2012: Day one delves into LCA, recycling

With a stated focus of “Advancing Sustainable Supply Chains with Optimized Packaging,” the second annual Sustainable Packaging Symposium kicked off with discussions on Life Cycle Analysis and the challenges of recycling.
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Dune Lankard to speak on sustainable seafood supply chain at SPS 2012

Dune Lankard, founder of the Eyak Preservation Council, will speak at Sustainable Packaging Symposium 2012, April 3 to 5, in Houston. The former commercial fisherman turned community activist and entrepreneur will discuss his experiences building a sustainable seafood supply chain.
Jacquie Ottman, J. Ottman Consulting, Inc.
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With two weeks until SPS 2012, new speakers announced

Information-packed conference and exhibit focused on optimizing the sustainable packaging supply chain attracts even more high-profile speakers, April 3-5, in Houston.
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Keynoters from General Electric, Publix announced for SPS 2012

The Sustainable Packaging Symposium welcomes Dr. Bill Flanagan of GE Global Research and Michael Hewett of Publix as keynote presenters for the event.
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SPS 2012: dates, venue announced

Summit Media Group’s Greener Package™ and the Institute for Sustainability, a technological community of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), have announced plans for Sustainable Packaging Symposium 2012—Advancing Sustainable Supply Chains with Optimized Packaging.
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Packaging prevents food waste

European food experts identify packaging as an important tool to help extend the shelf life of food.
More than 200 people attended the 2011 event.
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Sustainable Packaging Symposium 2012: dates, venue announced

Meghan Stasz, director of Sustainability for the Grocery Manufacturers Association, will co-chair this year’s program, scheduled for April 3-5 in Houston.

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