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Sustainable Protective Packaging Solutions Are A Marketing Differentiator

Posted on: September 23rd, 2021

There are many good reasons to utilize sustainable protective packaging solutions, such as roll cradles and edge guards in your shipping and manufacturing operations. For starters, there’s the obvious advantage. Sustainable protective packaging solutions are kinder to the planet – helping reduce your business’s carbon footprint while emphasizing your brand’s corporate social responsibility. Not to…

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Fiber Roll Cradles Are Beneficial to the Shipper and the Environment

Posted on: June 29th, 2021

Shipping heavy rolls of paper, foil, film, even steel is often challenging for fulfillment and distribution centers. But fiber roll cradles have become a popular shipping solution across many industries and operations today.   Cylindrical products can be awkward to package depending on their size and weight. As a result, many shipping departments have adopted…

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A Better Product That Does Less Harm is Worth the Premium

Posted on: March 29th, 2021

There’s no denying that zero waste and sustainably sourced products can be more expensive. But did you ever think that what you’re paying for is a better product that does less harm? When organic food products started appearing on shelves in popular specialty retailers like Whole Foods Market and Sprouts Farmers Market, they were still considered niche…

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Current Climate Crisis Impacts Are Much Closer Than You Think

Posted on: February 22nd, 2021

John Kerry, the US special presidential envoy for climate, is warning Americans that we may only have nine years left to avert the worst consequences of our current climate crisis. In a recent interview with CBS News, Kerry said, “Well, the scientists told us three years ago we had 12 years to avert the worst…

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Why is Sustainability Important for Brands in 2021?

Posted on: January 29th, 2021

Not long ago, businesses could easily thrive in the market with nothing more than a great product, a great story and a sprinkling of differentiation from the competition. But as today’s consumers become more sophisticated and demanding regarding social responsibility, a great product or story is no longer enough. This leads to the question, why…

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Material Possessions are Outweighing All Living Things on Earth

Posted on: December 17th, 2020

If you had any doubts about humanities insatiable appetite for material possessions, we offer the following evidence. According to a new report, by the end of this year (2020) the combined weight of all human-made objects will exceed all living things on Earth. What’s even more alarming is that for every person on the planet,…

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Ocean and Landfill Waste Turned into a Nylon Replacement?

Posted on: October 5th, 2020

Recycling is the art of converting something which is considered waste into a viable, reusable solution. Luxury automotive giant Jaguar Land Rover is doing just that by using Econyl nylon components made from ocean and landfill waste. “More and more of today’s products are being manufactured with recycled content,” according to the Environmental Protection Agency…

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Food Packaging at Fast-Food Restaurants Release PFAS into Your Food

Posted on: August 11th, 2020

A new report from Toxic-Free Future, a nonprofit group, and the Mind the Store campaign, an initiative of the organization Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families, has found that some food packaging at your favorite fast-food restaurants contain high levels of PFAS chemicals. The food packaging in question consists of burger boxes, disposable bowls, wrappers and other…

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Sustainability Efforts High on Consumer Lists During COVID-19

Posted on: July 22nd, 2020

As a direct result of COVID-19, and its restrictions on normalcy, people now find themselves with more time to think. When they do, they’re reminded of the fragility of our world and how important sustainability efforts truly are. In a recent survey conducted by Kearney Management Consultants, participants were asked about their attitude towards environmental…

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