sustainable packaging

6 Ways To Profit From Sustainable Packaging Now


For food and beverage manufacturers and packagers, 2015 can be a time to make changes that truly make a difference to their bottom lines. It will require them to be mindful of six important trends in sustainable packaging and supply chains.

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Breaking Down the Box: A Look at the Labels on Ziploc® Brand Packaging

What’s on the box? New labels on packaging make it super easy to understand what to recycle and how.

Just as you read ingredient lists to make sure what you are purchasing at the supermarket is good for your health, you can read other labels to get a picture of environmental impact.

Take a look at the packaging of Ziploc® brand bags to see just what the box is telling you.

Sealed Air, Food Safety and Sustainability

A Focal Point interview with Daniel Daggett

The right packaging can make a big difference in sustainability gains by extending shelf life of perishable food. Sealed Air works to innovate in fresh food packaging, and Daniel Daggett, director of product stewardship and sustainability for the company, will discuss aspects of food safety and packaging at Focal Point 2014: Packaging at the Leading Edge. 

You can hear from Dan and 10 more expert speakers on the latest challenges and solutions in food and beverage packaging and converting.

Attorney to Address Food Packaging Regulations at Focal Point 2014

Regulatory concerns for packaging manufacturers, converters and end-users
Press Release

September 11, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Shawn K. Stevens, one of the few attorneys in the U.S. whose entire practice is in representing the food industry, will bring his expertise to the packaging conference Focal Point 2014 on October 14 in Stevens Point, Wisconsin.

Stevens will present “Where Food Packaging and FDA Regulation and Enforcement Collide: How to Package Your Risk on the New Food Safety Battleground."

Program Schedule Announced for Focal Point 2014: Packaging at the Leading Edge

Press Release

September 5, 2014 /3BL Media/ - A keynote presentation by Craig Culver, co-founder and CEO of Culver's, and a panel conversation on responsible paper sourcing will open the day at Focal Point 2014: Packaging at the Leading Edge.
"We're really pleased to offer a lineup that through the day takes one across the value chain, from sustainable sourcing to end-of-life product solutions," said Paul Fowler, WIST executive director. "With 11 expert speakers and nine different presentations, this will be a highly informative and engaging day."

GreenBlue's Sustainable Packaging Coalition, Smithers Pira, and Packaging Digest Announce Dates for SUSTPACK 2015

Packaging industry will gather March 31-April 2, 2015 at the JW Marriott in Orlando, FL
Press Release

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., September 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ GreenBlue's Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC) and Smithers Pira, in association with Packaging Digest, announce the dates and location for a joint event offering the most up-to-date information and strategic intelligence for the sustainable packaging industry. 

BACARDÍ Rum Delivers with Streamlined, Sustainable Packaging

“Good Spirited” environmental initiative spans from forest to consumer
Press Release

Hamilton, Bermuda, July 1, 2014 /3BL Media/ – It begins in an expansive, pristine forest in Georgia, in the southern United States. There, mature trees are selected for an evolution that results in beautiful, bright boxes that carry the award-winning BACARDÍ® rum to market. At every step along the way, sustainability is a key part of the equation – from trees that generate cardboard containers, to production lines that bottle and box, to trucks that transport the product.

GreenBlue’s How2Recycle Label Welcomes Annie’s, Inc. as its Newest Participant

Press Release

April 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Annie’s, Inc. (NYSE: BNNY), a leading natural and organic food company, is the newest participant in the How2Recycle Label program.

GreenBlue’s Sustainable Packaging Coalition and Smithers Pira Team Up to Create Premier Thought Leadership Event for the Sustainable Packaging Industry

Partnership will commence with a Spring 2015 conference and exhibition
Press Release

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia, March 5, 2014 /3BL Media/ - GreenBlue’s Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC) joins Smithers Pira, in association with Packaging Digest, in announcing a new partnership to create a joint event offering the most up-to-date information and strategic intelligence for the sustainable packaging industry.


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