Why Consumers Choose Sustainable Packaging for their Food Products

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Sustainability has become a deciding factor in consumer buying habits across all markets and industries. To satisfy that demand, the food industry is continuing to find solutions that reduce the environmental impact on the planet. Yet with all the information circulating, consumers can often find themselves asking what actions they can take to make a difference.… Continue reading Why Consumers Choose Sustainable Packaging for their Food Products

A Flexible Path to a Circular Economy

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Flexible packaging represents the majority of packaging used globally, yet historically has not been proportionally recycled. The industry in Europe has come together to develop new guidelines to work towards the goal of a circular economy which can be broken down into the following 5 steps: Drive Collection of ALL flexible packaging for sorting and… Continue reading A Flexible Path to 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

Innovative and Sustainable Flexible Packaging: August Spotlights

We are so excited to continue sharing the 2021 Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Competition winners! Check out our August spotlights listed below to learn about sustainable flexible packaging, its benefits, the manufacturers behind the creation, and the brands that are using these packages for their products. Krakatoa Hot Chips, 6.7 oz. The north star of… Continue reading Innovative and Sustainable Flexible Packaging: August Spotlights

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

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