9 years ago
- Almost two-thirds of grocery shoppers in the US (63 percent) are more concerned with food waste than other issues such as air pollution (59 percent), water shortages (57 percent), climate change (53 percent) and genetically modified foods (52 percent), according to a new Harris poll.The poll, commissioned by Sealed Air Corporation, evaluated Americans’ food habits,
10 years ago
- In a global economy infamous for consumer consumption of “things,” Ecovative delivers environmentally responsible solutions with “win-win-win” materials. These materials are a win for our planet, for people and for Ecovative's profit. To achieve these universal benefits, instead of accepting the first, the fastest or the easiest option for production, our approach is to start from scratch and ask how nature accomplishes a task.
10 years ago
- Sealed Air, known for its environmentally friendly packaging solutions, last week introduced its PakNatural® Biodegradable Cushion Bag, an internal packaging material for protective cushioning during shipping that meets sustainability requirements for performance, cost competitiveness and environmental responsibility.The new packaging innovation encases the company's PakNatural loose fill material within a protective bag also made from certified biodegradable, compostable and renewable film. The bags retain the superior non-abrasive properties of Sealed Air’s PakNatural loose fill solution, making them ideal for protecting electronics, books, glass items and collectibles.
12 years ago
- If you did much holiday shopping online this year, you likely had to deal with pesky, loose-fill peanut packaging that is tough on the environment and difficult to dispose of or recycle.Packaging manufacturers Sealed Air claim to have solved the “peanut problem” with a new loose fill product made of 95% non-food based renewable material.Sealed Air says the product, called PakNatural, provides the same cushioning protection as polystyrene packing peanuts without the static and environmental impact. And it has better humidity resistance than peanuts made of starch, which also have the downside of diverting food sources.