sustainable packaging

Okeanos® Introduces Global Governments to Made From Stone™, the Affordable, Scalable Plastic and CO2 Reduction Technology at COP27 Climate Change Conference

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Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, November 7, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Okeanos, developer of Made From Stone technology designed to immediately reduce plastic content and CO2 in everyday items, announces official participation in this year’s COP27 conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt from November 7-November 18. Okeanos will showcase the technology at an experiential “Made From Stone Market” activation inside the Climate Action Innovation Zone (Booth #5).

Less Is More: Building a Circular and Sustainable Economy at Gildan

Q&A with Israel David Salinas, SVP of Global Supply Chain and Production Innovation
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As part of its Next Generation ESG strategy, Gildan has brought forth an enhanced focus on circularity. Previously embedded within its environmental pillar, Gildan has now made it a stand-alone area in its strategy and future targets, demonstrating the Company’s enhanced commitment to circularity.

We sat down with Israel David Salinas, Senior Vice President of Global Supply Chain and Product Innovation at Gildan to hear more about the future of circularity at the Company.

Driving Efficient & Sustainable Packaging: MilliporeSigma Releases Annual SMASH Packaging Plan Report

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MilliporeSigma, the U.S. and Canada Life Science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, is making further strides in its commitment to driving significant sustainability improvements in its packaging. Now in its fourth year, the company’s industry-first SMASH Packaging Plan continues to set new standards and goals for packaging while still meeting the required performance requirements and transit safety regulations.

The SMASH Packaging Plan is founded on three pillars:

DICK'S Sporting Goods and Packsize Partner to Support Retailer's E-Commerce Growth and Sustainability Initiatives

Packsize technology enables reimagined packaging to meet customer demands
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SALT LAKE CITY, March 17, 2022 /3BL Media/--Packsize® today announced that DICK’S Sporting Goods, Inc. (NYSE: DKS) is among its retail customers transforming the way they and their customers experience packaging.

Meeting the Demand for Sustainable Packaging Alternatives

Jose Gorbea, HP’s Global Head of Brands explores how, with the right focus, print service providers can react to consumers' search for more sustainable packaging solutions.
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The impact of pandemic-induced lockdown has undeniably transformed consumer behavior in an unprecedented manner, from driving a spike in ecommerce across the board to a rise in demand for holistically sustainable goods. The need for change is clear, with 2020 setting new records for climate disasters; incidents that also impact businesses and geographies as well as communities of people from workers to customers. A recent study found that almost 60% of consumers want to alter their purchasing habits to be more sustainable .

GoodCarts Reveals 2022 Trends for Ethical and Sustainable Retailers

From authenticity to zero-waste, tech-for-good app GoodCarts shares what’s on deck for ecommerce retailers in 2022
Press Release

MINNEAPOLIS, December 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ -– Working with a growing community of more than 100 ecommerce retail members, GoodCarts sees the highs and lows of ecommerce every day. As the GoodCarts community consists primarily of sustainable and shop-for-good retailers, this allows us a unique glimpse into ethical ecommerce trends for 2022.

Here’s what we see on the horizon:

Tetra Pak Expands Production of Plant-Based Coatings for Aseptic Cartons to North America

Advancement signals another milestone toward creating the world’s most sustainable food package
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DENTON, Texas, October 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ – As demand for sustainable packaging continues to grow, Tetra Pak has expanded production of aseptic cartons made with sugarcane-based polyethylene (PE) coatings to their Denton, Texas converting plant. The cartons incorporating plant-based PE will come with a plant-based cap, also derived from sugarcane.

The plant-based PE coating offers the same recyclability, functionality and food protection as traditional polymers but made from renewable materials with a lower climate impact.

Purpose-Driven Toy Brand Melissa & Doug Formalizes Its Sustainability Strategy With Forestry at the Forefront

Project Restore formalizes the company’s longstanding commitment to “making timeless, sustainable toys for a thriving and inclusive world.”
Press Release

WILTON, Conn., August 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Melissa & Doug, the toy company known for its more than 30-year commitment to open-ended play through its mostly wooden toys, announced today a major new sustainability initiative focused on both environmental and social measures.

Tillamook County Creamery Association Advances Its Long-time Stewardship Mission With New Packaging Goals

Tillamook Packaging to be 100% Recyclable, Reusable, or Compostable by 2030
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TILLAMOOK, Ore., July 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Tillamook County Creamery Association (TCCA) – a Certified B Corporation® (B Corp™) – announces ambitious new packaging goals, which demonstrates another way the 112-year-old, farmer-owned cooperative is putting stewardship into action. TCCA intends to achieve the following goals:  

  • Avoid additional and unnecessary packaging while prioritizing the uncompromising quality of its products and the reduction of food waste

  • Commit 100% of its packaging solutions to being recyclable, reusable, or compostable by 2030

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