The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) invited participants in its December 1995 workshop on its environmental guidelines to submit any new surveys, polls, studies or other materials related to environmental issues covered in the guidelines.
The Council on Packaging in the Environment (COPE) will conduct its annual Wave research in March that examines consumer awareness of and attitudes on recycling and other environmental issues affecting packaging.
The Flexible Packaging Assn. (FPA) plans to work actively with researchers at the New York State Waste Reduction and Management Institute to ensure they understand the source reduction benefits of flexible packaging.
By failing to broaden its definition of recyclable, the Federal Trade Commission has created a hindrance to the growth of local recycling programs, argues Jack Lewis, vice president of the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC).
A flexible beverage container and a hot-filled, shelf-stable juice pouch stand out at the ninth annual DuPont awards competition. Environmental categories and international entries again prove distinctive.
"The Total Package: The Evolution and Secret Meanings of Boxes, Bottles, Cans and Tubes" explores the evolution of packaging throughout history and reveals ways in which manufacturers use marketing strategies to sell their products.