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3 ways flexible packaging is made to protect and preserve food

Packaging plays an important role in food safety. Did you know that flexible plastic packaging contributes directly to food safety and food preservation in every …

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Innovative and Sustainable Flexible Packaging: May Spotlights

Our series of award winning innovative packaging from FPA’s 2020 Achievement Awards Competition continues! Check out our May packaging spotlights to learn about the benefits …

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Prevent Food Waste with Flexible Plastic Packaging

Food waste is a major challenge in the United States. Roughly 1/3 of food waste results from cooking or serving too much and 2/3 of …

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A new way to recycle: MRFF pilot project case study

Historically, only cardboard, paper products, metal, steel, aluminum cans, and rigid plastic containers were recycled. However, the Materials Recovery for the Future (MRFF) has worked to pave …

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Innovative and Sustainable Flexible Packaging: April Spotlights

Our series of award-winning innovative packaging from FPA’s 2020 Achievement Awards Competition continues! Check out our packaging spotlights for the month of April to learn about each …

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Are plastic bag bans helping our environment?

Grocery stores are banning plastic bags in hopes of saving our environment. Since 2007, over 240 cities and counties have passed laws that ban or tax plastic …

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Innovative and Sustainable Flexible Packaging: March Spotlights

Each month, we will be spotlighting award winning innovative and sustainable plastic packaging from The Flexible Packaging Association’s 64th Annual Achievement Awards Competition! In summary, 73 packages …

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7 Benefits of Flexible Packaging

Do you consider the benefits of packaging when shopping for products? Research by the Flexible Packaging Association reveals that shoppers seek packaging that provides convenience, product safety, …

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Flexible Packaging Aids in Winter Storm Preparedness

With cold weather upon us, it is crucial to be prepared for what winter brings. The last thing anyone wants is to be stranded in …

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Ways to Reuse Flexible Plastic Bags for Home Organization

January marks the start of achieving new goals for many. A popular resolution on people’s list is getting organized at home. Whether it’s a cluttered …

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Environmental Impact of Plastic vs. Paper

As consumers become more engaged in the conversation surrounding plastic and the increasingly serious litter problems, especially in areas like Asia, the UK, and elsewhere, …

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The Hefty® EnergyBag® Program in Cobb County is making “TONS” of progress

In November 2018, Cobb County in Atlanta, Georgia launched a community level program administered through Keep America Beautiful known as the Hefty® EnergyBag® program. As …

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