Waste reduction

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How retailers can cut food waste, shave costs & appeal to consumers

Hartman Worldview looks at retailers that are successfully reducing food waste, and offers food manufacturers and retailers advice on waste-reduction strategies.
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Packaging in a world of shrinking resources

The 2013 Global Sustainability Summit offers insights on how manufacturers and retailers can preserve resources to meet the needs of a growing population.
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PAC board approves the PAC Food Waste initiative

PAC launches initiative to investigate the causes, identify opportunities for innovation, extend product shelf life, and inform and educate to the broader community on food waste.
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Consumer confusion over food expiration dates causes massive food waste

New study cites inconsistent and ineffective food dating system as a major case of food waste in the U.S., outlining challenges and recommendations.
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Chicken Packaging is something to cluck about, says AMERIPEN

New study from AMERIPEN cites how packaging for chicken reduces contamination, increases product variety and convenience, and reduces food waste.
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Study points to packaging as a solution to food waste in supply chain

A study done in Australia uncovers where and why food waste occurs within the supply chain and suggests packaging technologies that may help reduce this waste.
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Standard-Knapp: Standard-Knapp: Case packer with lowering head module

Suitable for the partitionless packing of products made with glass, aluminum, PET, or other materials, Standard-Knapp’s Versatron Case Packer with lowering head provides gentle, positive handling of bottles and containers, and can continue to operate as a robust drop packer or be quickly converted to a lowering head case packer.
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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.’
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'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.
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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.

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