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Elliott Absorbent Products: Absorbent pad

Elliott Absorbent Products’ microwavable and ovenable combined pad, the Dryline Duo,, provides chilled food packers with an absorbent pad capable of being heated by conventional ovens or microwaved within the tray.
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Five join Hall of Fame

Induction for Goodman, Lowery, Allen, Miyares, Nord, and Schueneman set for Pack Expo Intl.
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Recycled-content cushioning

Pregis has launched Astro-Bubble® Renew™, an economy air cushioning grade that contains 25% preconsumer recycled content.
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Insulated shipping containers

ACH Foam Technologies has launched DuraTherm™, a durable shipping container for shipping perishable meats, pharmaceuticals, and other products that require thermal protection.
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Sustainability news & events

Noteworthy Items Gleaned from World News
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Recycled bubble material

Pregis is launching Astro-Bubble® Green, the first-ever air-cushioning bubble material to contain a minimum of 30% and as much as 40% recycled content.
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Pregis Corporation: Environmentally-responsible air cushioning

Pregis‘s Astro-Bubble® Renew™ is an economy air cushioning grade that contains 25% pre-consumer recycled content.
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Inflatable secondary packaging

Pregis Corp. introduces its inflatable AirSpeed 9000 secondary package.
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American Excelsior Company: Biodegradable packaging pad

American Excelsior Co. offers Curlex biodegradable packaging pads that contain 100% all-natural Aspen excelsior wood fibers that are manufactured from renewable Aspen trees.
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Measurable success on the sustainability front

To paraphrase poet Robert Frost, we’ve miles to go before we’re green. But look at the progress we’ve made in the few short years sustainability has been on the front burner.
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Storopack: Air pillows

Storopack has introduced the Airplus® Tube, a moldable and foldable tubular air pillow that easily conforms to products to protect them during shipment.
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PCW corrugated boxes

Salazar Packaging’s Globe Guard™ corrugated boxes are made from 100% post-consumer waste material.
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Jordans gains expertise in biopolymers

In 2007, Jordans, a leading cereal products company in the United Kingdom, announced the development of a new biodegradable bag for its organic products—a bag that is fully compostable in garden compost bins.
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Sustainability and distribution package testing

New distribution packaging might be green, but that doesn’t mean it can do the job.
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'Packing peanuts' hotline is on the loose fill

Don't toss 'em out or wring your hands: There’s another option for discarding excess EPS pieces.

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