Package Design

Sustainable Packaging

PürPod 100
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World’s first 100% compostable coffee pod

According to some statistics, the growing use of Keurig-style brewing systems has had a significant negative environmental side effect: It is estimated that in 2014, the number of single-serve pods sent to landfills could have circled the earth 11 times.
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Tetra Rex® Bio-based carton
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Swedish milk brand launches 100% bio-based carton

Following in the footsteps of Finnish dairy Valio, Arla Foods of Sweden has become only the second chilled beverage producer to adopt Tetra Pak’s Tetra Rex® Bio-based carton, made entirely of renewable material—from carton to cap.
Fa
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Aerosol can has 15% less aluminum than standard package

Henkel Beauty Care updates the aluminum aerosol can for its Fa deodorant brand, using a new structure that is 15% lighter than a standard aluminum aerosol package.
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Free tools evaluate plastics-to-fuel technologies

Available online from ACC and Ocean Recovery Alliance, two new tools help communities explore their potential to adopt plastics-to-fuel technologies.
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Top trends discussed at reusables forum

Among the issues covered at The Reusable Packaging Forum in April were the impact of a smartphone-equipped consumer on the supply chain, justifying resuables, and tracking assets.
Essentra: Inserts
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Essentra: Inserts

Plurium Booklet and ComboPack leaflets offer a cost-effective, flexible option for healthcare packagers.
Aluminum can report
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Recycling rates: How do aluminum cans stack up?

New report provides a holistic approach to tracking the sustainability of aluminum cans and provides key findings on recycling rates, recycled content, and the value of aluminum scrap.
Mondelez logo
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Mondelez exceeds packaging reduction goal by 78%

An annual report from Mondelez detailing its progress against its environmental goals describes how the company has eliminated 89 million lb of packaging since 2013.
The Coca-Cola Company pavilion at Expo Milano 2015
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Coke’s 100% plant-based bottle exhibited at Expo Milano

The package represents the first demonstration scale production of a PET bottle made entirely from plant-based material.
Method 4X
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Method is first with 100% RPET detergent bottle

Method overcomes design and manufacturing challenges to create a 53-oz 100% RPET bottle with strong shelf appeal and environmental benefits for its new laundry detergent.
Sustainability, convenience, barrier properties to fuel tube market growth
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Sustainability, convenience, barrier properties to fuel tube market growth

MarketsandMarkets report forecasts tube packaging market to reach $8.63 billion by 2020. Asia-Pacific region expected to grow the fastest in next five years.
Fully certified compostable packaging make this a standout introduction.
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Compostable film for coffee packs

Based in Modena, Italy, Caffè Molinari SpA is a speciality coffee company that recently introduced a Bio™ range of coffees in packs that incorporate fully certified compostable packaging.
Earth Renewable's EarthBottle
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Earth Renewable: Durable plant-based personal care packaging

Earth Renewable Technologies debuts EarthBottle, an eco-friendly plastic alternative for beauty products and supplements.
Forests For All Forever
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FSC rebrands for consumer outreach

A new global brand for the Forest Stewardship Council, Forests For All Forever, has been designed to connect with consumers and be memorable in the retail space.
This image shows surgical devices in an operating room theater.
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Medtronic employs ethnographic research for new package

HealthPack 2015: Using ethnographic research leads to the development of medical device packaging.

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