Recycling Flexible Packaging at Home

Many of us are familiar with curbside recycling for rigid plastics, glass, and cardboard for example, but did you know that some plastic film packaging can be recycled as well? It’s through store drop-off. Let’s take a look at the process of recycling flexible packaging and how you can make it an easy addition to… Continue reading Recycling Flexible Packaging at Home

How Does Flexible Packaging Fit Into a Circular Economy?

by Sustainability Expert Shelbi Orme Let’s talk about a circular economy! Now what is a circular economy? Well, a circular economy decouples economic activity from the consumption of finite resources. It is a resilient system that is good for business, people, and the environment. The circular economy is a systems solution framework that tackles global… Continue reading How Does Flexible Packaging Fit Into a Circular Economy?

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

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