Sustainable Packaging

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 […]

05Dec 2018

A new year invariably brings fresh challenges for any industry. It’s a chance for reflection, to look back on the previous 12 months with an unbiased eye, to assess what went wrong and, more importantly, what went right. It’s also an opportune time to dust off the crystal ball and make educated predictions of what […]

07Nov 2018

One of the core tenets of  Pioneer Packaging’s business philosophy is our unwavering commitment to encouraging eco-friendly solutions that help empower our clients by delivering sustainable solutions that have a minimal impact on our planet. We’re tracking five factors we feel will positively affect sustainable packaging in 2019: Spurred by environmental concerns and powerful, effective […]

24Oct 2018
Mushrooms in a basket

Here at Pioneer Packaging, we like to keep you updated on all the greatest packaging innovations that have arisen from our industry. The latest one we would like to focus on is the sustainable substitute for EPS Foam and polystyrene; packaging made out of mushrooms. That’s right, you read that correctly, mushrooms, the fungus that […]

03Oct 2018
Food Take Out Sign

Did you know packaging for the foodservice industry is constantly changing? In fact, it’s due to more sustainability options becoming more available, the increase of food delivery services, and the increase in the number of people eating take out. This directly affects the packaging industry because people expect their take-out meals to stay hot or […]

26Sep 2018
Plastic Bottle near ocean

Back in May 2017, a Dutch High Schooler by the name of Boyan Slat, was appalled by the plastic trash in our ocean, so he invented a way that would help clean it up. After going on a vacation in Greece and diving in the ocean, he reported that there was so much plastic, it […]

19Sep 2018

Here at Pioneer Packaging, we want you to stay updated on the latest and greatest in the packaging industry. The company we are taking a closer look at this week is Seventh Generation, a subsidiary of Unilever. Seventh Generation, who is owned by Unilever, recently announced that the cap on their liquid dish soap is […]