Clearer labeling and using life cycle tools to identify hotspots for improvement are just part of the effort.
How do the costs of PET plastic stack up against corn- and sugar-cane-based bioplastics?
The coffee and donut giant has diverted thousands of paper cups from landfill by turning them into trays.
What happens when a telecom company looks to the armadillo and other critters for packaging innovation?
The fast food giant will reportedly ditch polystyrene foam after shareholder pressure.
Unclear labels on food packaging are causing amazing amounts of waste. Here's how to fix it.
Research by the personal care company may lead to potato-based mouthwash bottles.
Aveda joins other cosmetics brands, such as Origins and Lush, in recycling used bottles and tubes into new ones.
Is carbon positive packaging possible? Polythene U.K. claims its newly launched Polyair packaging, made from sugar cane, actively removes carbon-dioxide from the atmosphere.
Both sides in the extended producer responsibility debate want changes made to how recycling works in the U.S., but don't agree on how to do it.
J&J's senior EHS head describes how this sustainable development program has led to reduced packaging and energy use.
Constant reformulation and doing more with less are CEO Dominique Conseil's approaches to managing risk in the supply chain.
The delivery giants release a new way to measure the carbon footprint of transportation and delivery operations.
The company's U.K. arm revises policy to exclude suppliers using wood from protected forests.
How do we close the loop for non-biodegradable plant-based plastic? What does sustainable recovery even look like?
The opportunity with discarded packaging is not to figure out where it came from, but where it might go.
Can a small group of beachcombers revolutionize plastics packaging?
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