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Video: 45 P&G sites achieve zero manufacturing waste to landfill

P&G’s long-term vision of sending zero manufacturing and consumer waste to landfills reaches milestone, as the company finds innovative ways to create ‘worth from waste.’
42 Best Package Designs: 2014 edition
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Machine Case Study

'LEGO™-like' conveyors reduce package manufacturer's footprint

Modular conveyors at Rexam perform more efficiently, while using fewer resources and creating less pollution and waste.

SusFoFlex Consortium holds first technical meeting

European-based consortium has been organized to develop novel, sustainable, and intelligent packaging technologies to enhance shelf life and ultimately reduce food waste.
The ecoslide-RX® compliance pack features a 100% recyclable paperboard-based outer sleeve with an inner film and foil blister.
Feature Article

Compliance-prompting pharma packs: More sustainable?

Regardless of packaging materials used, is compliance-prompting packaging inherently more sustainable, given its positive impacts on human health, the economy, and the environment?

Fighting food waste with can packaging

Megan Daum of the Can Manufacturers Institute explains why cans are among the most effective packages for fighting food waste and details their sustainability benefits.
Dow executive unveils plans for flexible packaging innovations
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Dow executive unveils plans for flexible packaging innovations

If you’re seeking insight into the latest innovations in pouches and other types of flexible packaging, don’t miss this interview with Dave Kyle, Director of Marketing for Dow Packaging, filmed on-site at 2012 Pack Expo in Chicago. You’ll get insights on how the company is working with industry partners, and will, in the coming months, unveil new advances in packaging efficiency, convenience, shelf stability and sustainability - from material reduction to waste-to-energy technology.
GMA president and CEO Pamela Bailey
Feature Article

Sustainability's role in meeting challenges of the future

FMI/GMA Sustainability Summit offers attendees glimpse at future trends and discusses how sustainability and supply chain collaboration can be used to address these changes.
Machine Product Brief

Fogg Filler Co.: Sanitizer skids

Fogg Filler’s new Sanitizer Skids combine chemical blending, sterile water generation, and rinse recovery in one compact skid for multiple rinsers, saving thousands of gallons of water per day.

Report: America trashes 40% of food supply

Causes and extent of food loss analyzed at every level of the supply chain in new report. Suggestions for reducing waste often involve packaging innovations.


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