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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 […]

Glass bottle packaging has been around for a long time. As consumers become more aware of environmentally-friendly packaging, manufacturers are rediscovering the benefits of glass from plastic containers. The benefits of glass bottle packaging include safety, sustainability and image. Glass Bottle Packaging Benefits: Glass is made from all-natural raw materials. Other packaging materials, such as […]

Food packaging products serve multiple purposes, from marketing and branding to food protection and extended shelf life. With all of these functions in mind, sustainable materials can often be put on the back burner when designing food packages. However as environmental awareness increases, so does the need for sustainable packaging materials that not only contribute […]

Polystyrene, more commonly known as Styrofoam for its use in the trademark plastic foam, is a type of plastic material with strong insulation and cushioning properties. These features make the material ideal for shipping, storing and packaging a wide variety of products. However, while Styrofoam can be extremely useful and versatile, the material is also […]

Glass bottle packaging has been around for a long time. Yet switching from plastic containers to glass is becoming more popular in recent years, as consumers become more aware of environmentally-friendly packaging, and companies rediscover the benefits of glass. Here, we’ll explore the growing popularity and benefits of glass bottle packaging, including safety, sustainability and […]

Styrofoam shipping boxes are made from polystyrene plastic, commonly used for its strong insulation and cushioning properties. Fragile items, such as wine bottles, can be shipped long distances in Styrofoam shipping boxes without being damaged. Foods, medical supplies and other temperature-sensitive items can be shipped safely at consistent temperatures in Styrofoam boxes. Styrofoam is often […]

  When it comes to plastic packaging, most people do not give a second thought to the innovative detail that goes into the production process. Yet the effectiveness, convenience and sustainability of a clamshell package are very closely related to the process of producing plastic parts, also called thermoforming. Traditional clamshell packages in addition to […]

As you learn more about sustainable packaging solutions and the positive impact that the H-Loc Trapped Blister has on the environment, it’s also important to understand the various other environmental initiatives and developments that work toward a healthier future. Bioplastics, for example, are a type of plastic made from renewable sources, such as vegetable oil and […]

“Green” initiatives have become more than just a fad in recent years, as businesses and consumers grow more aware of their true impact on the environment. With an increasing number of eco-friendly products hitting the shelves, there comes a need to carefully analyze the real benefits, cost-effectiveness and sustainability of their life cycle. A life cycle […]

In an effort to create more sustainable solutions for a healthier, safer environment and future, Wal-Mart has developed the Wal-Mart Packaging Scorecard to encourage suppliers to take a more active approach in greener packaging initiatives. As sustainable packaging becomes a growing concern for businesses and consumers alike, the packaging scorecard works as a helpful tool […]

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