Package Design

Sustainable Packaging

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.
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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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A closer look at Carlsberg’s fiber bottle

Though more work remains before a bottle sits on a store shelf, the fiber bottle that Carlsberg has been working on is beginning to round into shape. Here’s a peek at what to expect.
Placon's Envisions PCR Trays and Lids
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Placon: Clear food trays and lids from recycled PET

The new Envisions trays and lids make recycled plastic food packaging from bottles and thermoforms clear and contemporary.
Apple
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Apple purchases 36,000 acres of timberland for packaging

The initiative with The Conservation Fund will protect working forests while providing Apple with a source of eco-friendly packaging materials.
Southbound/evercan
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High-recycled content can for GA microbrewery

Microbrewery embraces aluminum can with at least 90% recycled content for its craft beers, citing the can’s sustainability benefits for the brewery and for the community.
Rondo-Pak: Folding carton
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Rondo-Pak: Folding carton

Shock-resistant Safepack cartons protect sensitive products.
APR
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Study makes the case for recycling grocery rigid plastics

A new economic overview of recycling grocery rigid plastics reveals a 1,000-lb bale of recycled rigid plastic can be worth $100 to $200, making it a good source of revenue for grocers.
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P&G joins Flexible Film Recycling Group

As part of its efforts to reduce its environmental footprint and that of its consumers, P&G has joined a self-funded group established to increase the recovery of flexible PE film, wraps, and bags.
MaxStick Products: Adhesive labels
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MaxStick Products: Adhesive labels

MaxStick Spectrum Packaging offers all seven colors of liner-free labels in one carton
Toray's Lumilid film
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Toray: Bio-based, solvent-free lidding films

Toray Plastics (America) introduces Lumilid dual-ovenable films made of sustainable resin blends.

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