Sustainable Packaging

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 […]

22Aug 2018

Recycling is a popular subject amongst companies. Consumers feel as though it is a simple and easy way to help the environment. However, people don’t always realize recycling can be very complex behind the scenes. This has to do with the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) Green Guides that represent strict regulations for various types of […]

20Jun 2018

With the majority of the population becoming more concerned about environmental issues like climate change and pollution, people are proactively engaging in discovering solutions to these problems. With advances in technology and engineering, people are inventing packaging that is completely biodegradable or compostable. These materials will serve to replace the plastic and other synthetic materials […]

13Jun 2018

With new technology available, it is easier than ever to utilize product packaging that is flexible. There was a study conducted by the Flexible Packaging Association that says, consumers are willing to pay 10%-17% more on products that are inflexible packaging rather than non-flexible packaging. Consumers prefer it because it is convenient to store products, […]