Everyone is familiar with “the three Rs”—Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. These are individual actions consumers can take in their daily lives to be more environmentally friendly, but it’s also important to remember that brands play an important role here.
As a packaging designer and nature lover, I dream of the day when material science and manufacturing can deliver on not only the promise of zero environmental impact, but also high performance, premium finish and low costs.
Kraft Heinz announces an expanded commitment to corporate social responsibility through sustainability targets that protect the planet and benefit people and society. As part of these efforts, Kraft Heinz is focused on decreasing its environmental footprint by reducing greenhouse gas emissions, energy, water and waste in its operations by 15% globally by 2020.
Burt’s Bees Paw & Nose Lotion introduces its new tube packaging featuring a layer of post-consumer recycled (PCR) material inside the tube, manufactured by Berry Plastics. This tube adds to Burt's Bees' already extensive portfolio of packaging containing recycled material.
Monadnock Paper Mills Inc. has released the fourth edition of its renowned instructional how-to guide for creating more sustainable print materials. The publication, A Field Guide: Eco-Friendly, Efficient and Effective Print, objectively details sourcing and design options that impact sustainability.
The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) has announced the winners of its 61st Annual Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Competition. The winning entries were recognized at the FPA Welcome Dinner & Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Ceremony held March 1st in conjunction with the 2017 FPA Annual Meeting (March 1-3rd) in Boca Raton, Fla.