Running toward recycling

The U.S.’s largest cross country meet partners with Global Green U.S. to pilot a recycling initiative expected to help identify best practices for paper cup fiber recovery.
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2014 foodservice packaging trends

The Foodservice Packaging Institute’s annual Trends Report uncovers shifts in the industry related to packaging, machinery, materials, and more.

Does food residue impact the recycling of foodservice packaging?

The Foodservice Packaging Institute completes a second study to understand whether food contamination is a real or perceived barrier to recovering more packaging materials.

Foodservice packaging recycling myths dispelled

A survey of 700 material recovery facilities uncovers those factors affecting the acceptance of foodservice packaging.
Package Case Study

'Oven Box' design delights Thelma's Treats

Company bakes homemade cookies fresh to order, delivering them in a keepsake folding carton that resembles and opens like an old-fashioned oven.
Off the Shelf: Thelma’s Treats uses ‘Oven box’ for cookie deliveries
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Off the Shelf: Thelma’s Treats uses ‘Oven box’ for cookie deliveries

The carton is not only printed with graphics to resemble a 1950s-style oven, it also include front carton flaps that open like an oven door to allow consumers to open it and retrieve the just-baked hot cookies.

McDonald’s agrees to phase out foam cups

Amid pressure from advocacy group As You Sow, McDonald’s Corp. moves to replace its PS hot beverage cups with paper material.

'McMission' AR app promotes McDonald’s sustainability efforts

McDonald’s Germany offers a new Augmented Reality app that allows users to learn about its sustainability initiatives through four interactive mini-games.
Tammy Reddy poses at the Bello Tea retail outlet in the French Market at Chicago’s Ogilvie Transportation Center.
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In-store printing on demand benefits Bello Tea

With its new in-store printer, Bello Tea can print labels on demand rather than order large quantities of preprinted labels at its two Chicago retail outlets.
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Could packaging help McDonald’s address 'fast food' health concerns?

Shareholders meeting attendees call for foodservice retailer to leave hospitals, stop marketing to kids at company’s shareholders meeting.


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