Steps to Flexible Packaging Recycling- Part 2

Our last post detailed how consumers can embrace flexible packaging recycling at local stores across the country. Now, we are going to explore where those materials go once they are dropped off. Certain companies partner with these retailers and collect materials from them so they can be processed and recycled into something new. Two of… Continue reading Steps to Flexible Packaging Recycling- Part 2

Steps to Flexible Packaging Recycling

Recycling flexible packaging is a relatively simple process but well worth the effort considering the alternative end result. The impact of preventing these materials from ending up in a landfill and prolonging their life cycle is substantial and helps contribute to reducing global waste. One caveat is that flexible packaging cannot be combined with other… Continue reading Steps to Flexible Packaging Recycling

Celebrating Earth Day and Sustainable Packaging

This month, sustainability is a key priority as we celebrate Earth Day. Recognized each April, Earth Day was adopted by the response to a series of environmental disasters and public concerns about single-use packaging, litter, and pollution.  Now we celebrate Earth Day each year to honor the progress that has been made since its first adoption in 1970 and to… Continue reading Celebrating Earth Day and Sustainable Packaging

Innovative and Sustainable Flexible Packaging: March Spotlights

The list of breakthrough packaging from FPA’s 2020 Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Competition continues! Check out our March spotlights listed below to learn about the benefits of each package, the manufacturers behind the creation, and brands that are using these packages for their products. Karibu Chai Tea Pack This brightly colored stand-up pouch for tea… Continue reading Innovative and Sustainable Flexible Packaging: March Spotlights

How the Industry is Improving Recycling for Flexible Plastic Packaging

Recycling options for flexible plastic packaging are constantly growing! In fact, a ton of industry efforts have formed to improve both the recycling and the sustainability of flexible packaging, many of which have already made tremendous progress.  How to recycle flexible plastic packaging  Currently, here in the United States, about 50% of flexible packaging can… Continue reading How the Industry is Improving Recycling for Flexible Plastic Packaging

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