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Numerous companies have set recycling 100 percent recyclable, reusable, or compostable packaging goals. But how are they getting there and is it enough?
January 28, 2021 by Scott Breen
Many companies set 2025 sustainable packaging goals. 2021 will be a year for reckoning and opportunity.
January 4, 2021 by Meg Wilcox
Developed to provide a blueprint for environmental action, LCAs often sow seeds of discord. What can be done to fix that?
November 13, 2020 by Karine Vann
In the choice between one waste stream or another, the circular economy envisions secret option No. 3: a world in which decisions aren’t made through a convoluted calculus weighing the lesser of two evils.
October 5, 2020 by Lauren Phipps
Meat companies have a unique consideration when it comes to packaging: managing plastics contaminated by organic, biological material.
June 17, 2020 by Heather Clancy
Ultra-cheap oil and COVID-19 are threatening companies' attempts to clean up their acts on plastic.
May 22, 2020 by Elsa Wenzel
The company's sustainability goals, part of the Ambition 2030 campaign, include making its packaging 100 percent recyclable or reusable in the next 10 years.
May 5, 2020 by Deonna Anderson
From packaging to ecosystem rehabilitation, mycelium — the root structure of mushrooms — has a lot to offer.
April 8, 2020 by Lana Chehabeddine
Applications in packaging and other products are beginning to gain momentum.
March 30, 2020 by Lauren Phipps
The initial headline-grabbing pledges to phase out single use plastic may have become old news, but the new normal is seeing hundreds of companies quietly advance their plastic reduction strategies.
March 6, 2020 by James Murray
Getting empty containers back to TerraCycle for processing takes weeks, if not months, in the current online commerce model.
February 28, 2020 by Heather Clancy
Startup Muuse is testing an alternative to disposable cups, hundreds of billions of which end up in landfills every year.
February 28, 2020 by Jim Giles
The two brands are part of a ‘pioneer community’ that also includes Carlsberg and L’Oreal.
February 6, 2020 by Heather Clancy
To become 'resource positive,' the coffee colossus seeks to shift toward circularity, including reusable packaging.
January 21, 2020 by Elsa Wenzel
Sponsored: How goods are packaged is driving consumer purchasing decisions.
December 2, 2019 by Ian Lifshitz
Alongside innovations in recycled content and renewable plastic, the company's Dasani brand is expanding pilots of its water dispenser line, PureFill.
August 19, 2019 by Lauren Phipps
Product selection remains somewhat limited, but TerraCycle's bold experiment in reusable packaging — aka the milkman model of delivery — gets many things right.
June 20, 2019 by Scot Case
Plus, some practical ideas for achieving them.
May 21, 2019 by Tristanne Davis
Plus, why Republican Bob Inglis, a former representative for South Carolina, has made it his mission to educate conservatives about the economics of climate change.
May 17, 2019 by Heather Clancy
Internet sales are a massive market — but with high rates of returns and half of those going to the landfill, something has to change.
April 8, 2019 by Lauren Phipps
Companies must tackle the problem by reducing and reusing first, rather than skipping straight to recycling as the best solution.
February 21, 2019 by Tom Dowdall
Making reduce, reuse and recycle reliable.
February 16, 2019 by Scott Cassel
These experiments are challenging the status quo around certain recycling processes.
October 15, 2018 by Meg Wilcox
These ideas could help design a system that keeps these materials from becoming trash in the first place.
March 15, 2018 by Joe Iles
Updating international standards can take things only so far. We need a more holistic and dynamic approach to innovation.
February 16, 2018 by Coro Strandberg