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SmartCycle® films—10.1 billion post-consumer plastic bottles recycled >> SmartCycle® films – 10.1 billion post-consumer plastic bottles recycled
Read how one company put SmartCycle® films, a PCR-content polyester, to work for them—and showed consumers how 10.1 billion post-consumer plastic bottles can protect the environment and save energy.
AT&T chooses renewable-resource TerraPET® film >> AT&T chooses renewable-resource TerraPET® film
When AT&T put out the call for a more sustainable packaging film, they found their answer in Pentaform® TerraPET® films from kp. TerraPET® film, made from up to 30% renewable-resource content from sugar cane, offers the same clarity and performance as traditional APET.
White Paper: Food Pkg: sustainability through design—minimizing total system waste >> White Paper: Food Pkg: sustainability through design—minimizing total system waste
Learn how today's packaging technologies offer innovative ways to optimize package design and reduce environmental impact.
Watch our video: Learn how you can change to polyester without changing a thing >> Watch our video: Learn how you can change to polyester without changing a thing
Pentapharm® kpVantage®, a high-performance polyester-based film, was tested and validated by P&G, and is now used in their Vicks® Nature Fusion® package. These high-performance polyester-based films run on your existing equipment–no need to change package design, tooling, or lid stock.
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New adhesive technology enables greener Starbucks cup sleeves, saves 100,000 trees
Why you need to be thinking about your biobased strategy for 2012
You could win $25,000 for a sustainable package design for micronutrient powders
How does packaging save energy and prevent waste? New AMERIPEN brochure explains
Retail-Ready Packaging for Kraft cream cheese saves 80,000 lb paper/year
Compostable, cellulose-based film packs organic tea
Single-serve liquid cartons a first in Brazil for Melitta coffee-based milk drinks
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