June 27, 2013      Forward to a friend
GreenerPackage: Knowledge exchange for sustainable packaging Anne Marie Mohan
Can Manufacturing Institute
Cans are the choice for future generations >> White Paper: Eyetracking study report: clamshells vs paperboard boxes
100% recyclable steel and aluminum cans are the nation’s most recycled food and beverage containers, making them a highly sustainable packaging choice. Cans are easily reclaimed from the waste stream and recycled, saving energy and resources.
Can Manufacturing Institute
In protecting a product’s integrity, cans shine >> SmartCycle® S100 films – Certified 100% recycled content
Tamper-resistant cans keep out air and light, lock in the nutrition of fresh, ripe produce and retain delicate flavors like those in craft beers. The canning process kills off bacteria to ensure safe products. And the can’s long shelf life minimizes waste from spoilage.
Can Manufacturing Institute
A green packaging choice that is cost effective, too >> Renewable resource TerraPET® film – a sweet packaging solution for Coty adidas®
Lightweight, strong and endlessly recyclable, cans are an economically smart choice. Products in cans don’t require refrigeration, which saves energy and related costs throughout the supply chain. Plus, cans offer great cubic efficiency, allowing you to ship more product using less fuel.
Can Manufacturing Institute
Consider why consumers prefer cans >> Watch our video: Learn how you can change to polyester without changing a thing
More and more, cans are the choice of consumers on the go. Seven out of 10 people say they would purchase a product because its packaging is better for the environment. Cans offer a sustainable choice that is also shatter-proof, convenient, stackable, lightweight and economical—not to mention fast-chilling.
Can Manufacturing Institute
Manufacturing innovations are transforming the can >> Watch our video: Learn how you can change to polyester without changing a thing
Cans today offer attractive features such as resealability and easy-open tabs in a 100% recyclable package. Brand owners can customize cans through sizes, state-of-the-art shapes, photograph-quality art and 360 degrees of billboard space.
Can Manufacturing Institute
Chasing arrows eliminated from Resin Identification Code; triangle takes its place
What can we learn from Europe's recycling progress, challenges?
Smart Balance gets square; may reduce CO2 emissions by 700+ tons
What's next in packaging? Event discusses trends, opportunities
Package design: Aseptic juice packs in France have air-filled handle and attached straw
'Canned' classics make move to cartons
Packagers pick biggest packaging breakthrough of the last 25 years
Flexible Packaging Gallery
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