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GreenerPackage: Knowledge exchange for sustainable packaging Anne Marie Mohan
     
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Whitepaper: Targeting the green consumer through fresh packaging >> Whitepaper: Targeting the green consumer through fresh packaging
Consumers are demanding more from packaging - expecting it to be more than just a cost-effective and convenient tool for protecting the products they buy. Influencing their product selection process at the grocer's shelf is thoughtful consideration about the environmental impact of a product's packaging.
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A better handle on a shade of green >> A Better Handle on a Shade of Green
We're always working to improve our process and impact on the planet. PakTech handles made from 99% Post Consumer Recycled HDPE plastic result in a production process that offsets enough greenhouse gasses to equal 1,028 fewer cars on the road every year. Learn how PakTech can help your sustainability initiatives.
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Beyond the package: Custom thermoformer adopts several unique environmental practices Plastic Ingenuity
Read about Plastic Ingenuity's sustainable manufacturing and facilities, including storm water management, solar energy usage, in-plant recycling, heat recapture, and water re-use.
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Tour the latest thermal-transfer date coding system Plastic Ingenuity
Take a 3-D video tour of Markem-Imaje's SmartDate X40 coding system, incorporating the latest in thermal-transfer technology. Video focuses on benefits in four areas: optimizing operations, reliability, high-performance printing and sustainability.
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Rigid container project in the works? >> Rigid container project in the works?
New! Download this free, 50-page Rigid Container Design Playbook jam-packed with strategies for success, best practices, and pitfalls to avoid. Whether your job involves package design or package development, download this playbook now.
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Packaging may alleviate U.S.'s 40-billion ton/year food-waste problem
Single-serve PET bottles to be banned in Concord, MA
Notable cosmetics brands form Sustainable Packaging Cosmetics Roundtable
Study: Which bio-based plastics are best?
Recyclable, eye-catching Belgian craft beer in aluminum bottle can
SPS 2012: Marketing 'green' to the mainstream
New club-store packaging for Cheerios provides source reduction
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PACK EXPO International

With an expanded focus on processing and integrated processing-packaging systems, PACK EXPO International 2012 offers business solutions to stay ahead of the curve. This year's event is at Chicago's McCormick Place, October 28-31.

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Beverage Roundtable: Craft beermania!
What's the best package design to use in a craft beer category overflowing with creativity? Pull up a virtual bar stool, watch and learn—then throw-down a tip in the comments thread.
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