Sustainable Packaging Symposium 2011
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Mineral oil: a need for more data
Concerns arise over the potential migration of mineral oil hydrocarbons into food from recycled paperboard packaging. What can we do as an industry to address the issue?
Nov 2nd, 2012
The package designer’s role in influencing recyclability
Among all the stakeholders in creating more sustainable packaging, package designers often wield the most influence, especially when it comes to their choice of materials.
Jul 3rd, 2012
An epistolary column
My Lead Off column in the July issue described how Ecovative LLC and others are turning to crop waste as a biopolymer feedstock. The column generated this intriguing exchange of e-mails.
Sep 28th, 2011
Plan to attend Sustainable Packaging Symposium 2011
New science-based sustainability conference draws on expertise from the packaging community, chemical engineers to advance the packaging supply chain.
Jan 11th, 2011
Coding, printing & labeling
Report paints positive picture for future of compostable packaging
When Frito-Lay launched the new snack bag for its SunChips brand last April, it introduced compostable packaging to the mainstream.
Anne Marie Mohan
Jul 1st, 2010
Materials & containers
Abbott acts on sustainability initiatives
In an exclusive interview, Abbott Nutrition’s director of global packaging technology discusses how Abbott is implementing more than 40 sustainable packaging initiatives.
Jan 8th, 2010
SPC releases sustainability metrics
Version 1.0 of the Sustainable Packaging Coalition’s new Metrics Framework is intended to standardize the measurement of sustainable packaging.
Anne Marie Mohan
Dec 9th, 2009
RockTenn's Montreal, Quebec, Canada Folding Plant Earns Triple Chain-of-Custody Certification
Demonstrating its continued commitment to environmental responsibility, RockTenn (NYSE:RKT) announces that it has received triple chain-of-custody (CoC) certification for its Montreal, Quebec, Canada folding carton plant, formerly known as Wilco, Inc.
Oct 20th, 2009
Our future objective
Packaging World has clearly been a leader in reporting on a key critical issue that all packaging professionals must wrestle with today: sustainable packaging.
Oct 5th, 2009