Sustainable Packaging

09Jul 2019

  E-commerce is taking over as the primary way consumers shop. People are shopping online and having products delivered to their door because it is convenient. However, with companies offering free shipping and sometimes free 2-day shipping, customers are buying various products on demand, which causes more packaging materials to be used. Businesses are asking […]

13Jun 2019

  Recently, it was announced that a remote archipelago in the Indian Ocean which is home to less than 600 people contains more than 400 million pieces of plastic waste weighing 238 tons. The vast amount of plastic that is part of the global packaging industry is a pivotal part of the world’s plastic waste […]

05Jun 2019

The recent announcement that a remote archipelago in the Indian Ocean, which is home to less than 600 people and to more than 400 million pieces of plastic waste weighing 238 tons, made global headlines and again highlighted the dire issue of plastic waste in the world’s oceans. The massive amount of plastic that is […]

30May 2019

Single-use, ready meals are becoming increasingly popular in today’s day in age. This is because people are busier than ever working, parenting, and dealing with life; home cooked meals have taken a back seat in some households. Companies have been adjusting to people’s lifestyle by having more ready to eat meals available that sustain the […]

08May 2019

Stand-up (inverted) pouches are have been around for a few years. In 2002, Heinz upended the packaging industry when it introduced the upside-down squeezable ketchup bottle, about 20 years after replacing glass and rigid plastic jars and bottles with plastic for condiment packaging. Now with more and more consumer products being sold in stand-up pouches, […]

25Apr 2019

At Pioneer Packaging, we keep you updated with all the latest news in the packaging industry. Right now a trending topic within the packaging industry is how companies can participate in sustainable packaging to help the environment. As we have said in our previous blogs, sustainable packaging is becoming more and more popular because consumers […]

10Apr 2019

As an industry leader in engineering packaging solutions for clients in the industrial, retail, and moving and storage industries for more than 35 years, Pioneer Packaging Worldwide has always been committed to delivering state-of-the-art ways to provide efficient ways to tackle packaging problems in the most efficient, cost-conscious manner that is also environmentally sustainable. As […]

20Mar 2019

Sustainable packaging is more than a trend or a buzzword these days. After decades of producing packaging made without much thought as to its environmental impact, companies on a global scale are developing ways to ensure the packaging they use is “greener” – catch-all terminology that encompasses environmentally-friendly, recyclable packaging that avoids waste in the […]

06Mar 2019

One of the world’s largest retailers is committing to dramatically decreasing its carbon footprint by making half of its shipments carbon-neutral by 2030. Amazon currently ships an average of 608 million packages annually, which works out to an estimated 1.6 million packages each day.  The company, which has spent the last couple of years analyzing its carbon […]

06Feb 2019

In what is quickly becoming a trend, Samsung Electronics (the world’s 18th largest company) announced it is making a dramatic change in how it packages its products, like phones, tablets, wearables, and appliances. The company just announced it is going to discontinue using non-recyclable plastic in its packaging this year, making it the latest international […]