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GreenerPackage: Knowledge exchange for sustainable packaging Anne Marie Mohan
     

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SmartCycle® films — post-consumer recycled plastic bottles >>

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Renewable-resource content of 85-90% by weight that's certified home & municipally compostable and water dispersible. Learn more for food packaging and retail packaging.

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Pentapharm® kpVantage® — high-performance polyester-based solution >>

Change to polyester without changing a thing using your same package design, equipment, tooling, and lidding. Learn more for pharmaceutical packaging.

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Earthflex

Water-based flexo ink made with plant-based polymers

Package: Labeling
Material type: Adhesives, Coatings & Inks: Inks
Company: Color Resolutions International

Sustainability claims
Check Mark CONEG documentation? Yes
Check Mark Recyclable? Yes
Claims 3rd Party Reviewed

Ecolock

PCR plastic blister-card pack offers paper-to-paper seal

Package: Blister pack
Material: Polymers: PET, PETE
Company: Transparent Container

Sustainability claims
• Post-consumer content: 25-49%
• Pre-consumer content: 75-99%

furmanossmall1

Glass-to-multilayer-film conversion for hot-fill product

Package: Bag, pre-formed: Multiwall
Material: Polymers: Multi-layer film - majority polyethylene
Company: Fres-co System USA Inc.

Sustainability claims
• Greenhouse gas reduction: 50-74%
• CONEG documentation? Yes
• Shipping efficiency? Yes
• Waste-to-energy? Yes

zima31

Flexo-printed Retail-Ready Packaging has 100% recycled liner, reduced fiber designs

Package: Case, primary retail pack
Material type: Corrugated: Unbleached
Company: DeLine Box & Display

Sustainability claims
• Post-consumer content: 75-99%
• Pre-consumer content: 25-49%
• Sustainable forestry certification? (SFI)
• Shipping efficiency? Yes
• Recyclable? Yes

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