Tag Archives: Sustainability

For years, Toothpaste brands have made their packaging out of layers of plastics, polymers, and other non-recyclable materials that take more than 500 years to break down. Colgate has recently launched a new product line of toothpaste called Smile for Good that is aimed to promote the use of sustainable resources. Instead of the usual […]

At Pioneer Packaging, we believe that sustainability initiatives such as reducing waste, re-using and recycling materials, and lowering energy consumption are the fundamental responsibilities of everyone. In this day and age, it’s now more important than ever to go green where you can.  Fortunately for the packaging industry, there are always new innovations and inventions […]

This holiday season, packaging is everywhere. Unfortunately, most of it is comprised of excessive materials that can clog landfills and end up in places it shouldn’t.  While 2019 may be coming to an end, we’re glad to see that sustainable packaging is ramping up. Take a look back at some of the coolest, most sustainable […]

Every industry has key trends or even megatrends. Trends are a major movement, pattern, or emerging force that will have a significant impact on consumers, and the trends for packaging products are no different. As an all-encompassing industry term, packaging is a designed solution for the technology and work going into protecting or enclosing every […]

  The emergence of new packaging machinery design and features are taking packaging to new heights, thanks to smart technology. Many of the advancements we’re seeing are geared towards making the space needed for packaging more condense. E-commerce and the competitiveness of same-day delivery demand logistics centers that are closer to consumers and are often in […]

  Did you know, 63% of consumers prefer paper-based packaging because it gives the perception products are high-end? In fact, consumers like paper packaging because of its versatility, durability, and recyclability.  Recently, there has been a lot of research done by engineers to make paper packaging more durable yet still be recyclable. Manufacturers are making […]

  Pioneer Packaging Worldwide specializes in innovative packaging solutions for products across a wide range of industries. One of our healthiest sectors is the food and beverage industry. Here is the latest news from that sector. Recently, key players in food packaging gathered in Chicago for a seminar titled “Fresher, faster, tastier: How packaging innovations […]

  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 […]

  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 […]

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 […]