Package Design

Sustainable Packaging

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Packaging fees--closer than you think?

Packaging take-back obligations and recovery fees have long been a part of the European packaging landscape. Now they’re coming to Ontario, Canada, and a similar program is scheduled to start in Quebec.
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Centralizing package data for compliance (sidebar)

British retailers save, too
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The Conference at Pack Expo Las Vegas 2003

A comprehensive three-day seminar organized into concurrent sessions each day, this conference is packed with information about the world of packaging.
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Cradle-to-cradle catches on (sidebar)

Who attended
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Packaging technology on display

Once again the DuPont Awards competition attracted the best and the brightest where advancements in plastic packaging technology are concerned.
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Molded pulp seminar rescheduled

The Mequon, WI-based International Molded Pulp Environmental Packaging Assn. announced that it has rescheduled its 7th International Molded Pulp Seminar to Feb.
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KRATON Polymers: KRATON Polymers: New polymer technology

Kraton Polymers’ new Kraton A polymer family is based on new technology. Offers an alternative to PVC, company says. Polymers provide environmental and performance benefits.
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Molded pulp seminar rescheduled

The Mequon, WI-based International Molded Pulp Environmental Packaging Assn. announced that it has rescheduled its 7th International Molded Pulp Seminar to Feb. 14 – 16, 2004, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Orlando, FL.
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Pipeline: Enthusiastic engineers

One of the most exasperating parts of being a packaging reporter is to think about the stories that, for one reason or another, fall through the cracks.
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Wild Oats debuts 'corn-tainers'

Natural and organic food retailer Wild Oats Natural Marketplace, Boulder, CO, is reportedly the first North American firm to pack deli foods at retail in containers made of NatureWorks™ PLA from Cargill Dow LLC. PLA is a renewable-resource-based polylactide resin derived from corn.
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CLEMSON HOSTS EXTENSION SEMINARS

Clemson University will host “Packaging Fundamentals,” Nov. 4-6, and “Managing Packaging Development,” Nov. 6-7. The former seminar will cover packaging materials, laws, regulations, testing, and environmental issues.
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MSU, Clemson offer seminars

Michigan State University and Clemson University announce packaging seminars scheduled for this autumn...
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European draft packaging standards

The European Commission is taking a new approach in its directive on packaging and packaging waste. The directive is designed to minimize the environmental impact of packaging and to ensure the functioning of a single European market.
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Partnership fuels PowerID smart labels

Power Paper, a provider of thin and flexible micropower source technology and devices, and Graphic Solutions, Inc., a custom print house, have widened their strategic relationship to leverage the growing demand for thin and flexible, environmentally-friendly batteries in smart active labels.
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Cradle-to-cradle meeting set for July 11

Packaging end users and suppliers have shown interest in the principles and potential of cradle-to-cradle design, based on research and interviews conducted for PW's May cover story on the topic.

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