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How Plastics Packaging Can Exemplify Sustainability
How Plastics Packaging Can Exemplify Sustainability

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - The rapid adoption of plastics in innumerable applications over the years stems from their overall benefits versus other materials; in particular, their reliability, ease of manufacturing, lighter weight and affordability.

Former Recyclebank Executive Preston Read Joins Earth911, Inc. Advisory Board
Former Recyclebank Executive Preston Read Joins Earth911, Inc. Advisory Board

PRESS RELEASE - Focus is on a recycling communication pilot program for cities

Closing the Loop: Turning Waste Into Primary Packaging
Closing the Loop: Turning Waste Into Primary Packaging

WASTE NOT - Over 125 billion rigid plastic containers are produced and consumed in the US every year, but according to the EPA only 28% are recycled, with the rest piling up in landfills and oceans. There is an undeniable packaging waste problem in today’s society, which suggests that innovation opportunities are plenty in the packaging industry.

Sonoco Lightens Materials Load with Cradle-to-Cradle Approach to Packaging
Sonoco Lightens Materials Load with Cradle-to-Cradle Approach to Packaging

WASTE NOT - Sonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, has always prided itself on ‘closing the loop.’ Our company began recycling in the 1920s, before recycling was even a buzzword. Today, we successfully offer a full range of services from creation to reclamation that separates Sonoco from its packaging peers.

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Redesigned Coffee Cup Does Away With Plastic Lids
Redesigned Coffee Cup Does Away With Plastic Lids

A new design of paper coffee cups could make plastic, carry-out lids obsolete.The design, branded Compleat, has flaps similar to takeout cartons that fold over to seal in hot beverages, while creating a sipping spout.

Green Mountain Coffee To Test Waste-To-Energy Technology
Green Mountain Coffee To Test Waste-To-Energy Technology

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters – known for its Keurig brand of individual coffee cups – may soon be able to turn its waste stream into a source of power for its Vermont operations.

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