For its 4th consecutive year, LUXE PACK NEW YORK honored the best eco-friendly product and business initiative submitted by this year’s exhibitors. Green packaging products & solutions were widespread at the show this year, attracting record breaking number of entrants enthusiastic to gain recognition for their eco-friendly products and sustainable CSR initiatives.
During Walmart’s annual Milestone Summit, the company launched a sustainability platform inviting suppliers to join Walmart in committing to reduce greenhouse gas emissions resulting from their operations and supply chains, dubbed Project Gigaton.
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.
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.