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GreenerPackage: Knowledge exchange for sustainable packaging Anne Marie Mohan


DuPont packaging exchange focuses on improving sustainability and reducing waste >>

June 13, 2011
10 to 11 a.m., EDT

Bob Lilienfeld of "The Use Less Stuff Report"
-The sustainable packaging paradox;
Peter Clarke, CEO-Product Ventures-the future of package design and its challenges.

23rd DuPont Packaging Award winners will also be announced.

The event is free - REGISTER TODAY! >>


A new flexible pouch for fresh-cut produce delivers shelf impact

While working with key players in the fresh-cut produce industry to develop a flexible pouch for fresh-cut produce, it became clear to the Robbie product development team that an entirely new generation of flexible package was required to meet the unique needs of the produce industry.


Ultrasonic sealing technology that reduces materials, maintenance, and energy

Triangle demonstrates the versatility of its ultrasonic sealing technology in this video. The sealing technology is designed to reduce material consumption through a 50-80% narrower seal versus heat. There is also a reduction of package headspace and a potential reduction in secondary packaging.

Triangle Package Machinery Company

10 tips for energy-efficient and sustainable conveyors

Watch this short video from Nercon to learn how to reduce energy, improve efficiencies and reduce waste on your packaging lines.


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.

Packaging World


Walmart Canada 'Becoming Sustainable' in June

NAPCOR not convinced of the safety of degradable additives

See-through, lightweight PET can launches for Fisher Nuts

Danone switches to PLA for Activia brand in Europe

Greener Package Awards
Latest Sustainable Packaging 
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Plastic slip sheet made from rPE designed for pallet-less material handling

Package: Secondary/transport packaging: Slip sheet
Material type: Polymers: HDPE
Company: Fresh Pak Corporation

Sustainability claims
Check Mark Post-consumer content: 75-99%
Check Mark CONEG documentation? Yes
Check Mark Recyclable? Yes
Check Mark Reusable? Yes
Claims 3rd Party Reviewed

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PP additive speeds production rates

Package: Raw Material
Material: Additives: Appearance/color
Company: Milliken & Company (chemical Division)

Sustainability claims
• Reusable? Yes

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100% PCR PET thermoform rollstock is FDA-approved for food contact

Package: Clamshell
Material: Polymers: PET, PETE
Company: PPI Inc.

Sustainability claims
• Post-consumer content: 100%
• CONEG documentation? Yes
• Recyclable? Yes

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Tin-plated steel can: 30% PCR, 100% recyclable

Package: Can
Material: Metal & Other: Steel
Company: J. L. Clark, Inc.

Sustainability claims
• Post-consumer content:25-49%
• CONEG documentation? Yes
• Recyclable? Yes

Packagers: Source sustainable packaging materials using the Greener Package Database

Suppliers: Submit your sustainable packaging product for free

Third-party review: Explanation