14 Dec

Green from A to Z: The Factory Process and Final Product


Creating an environmentally-friendly factory process and final product demands an extraordinary commitment to quality and a little elbow grease. While consumers often think about the sustainability of packaging materials themselves, the process to create these products is just as important.

The goal for a green manufacturing process is no waste, no pollution, and no water contamination. 

22 Jan

Why Should Businesses Use Sustainable Packaging?


Just as packaging’s primary purpose is protecting household items and more, it can also protect the environment. The life cycle of packaging material can strain the earth’s resources if businesses and consumers don’t begin to make changes in their packaging choices. 

For example, when you visit your favorite coffee shop to purchase a latte, you can choose between the packaging of a paper travel cup or a ceramic mug. While the paper is convenient, the mug is reusable and preserves the earth’s resources.

10 Jan

Five Advantages of Molded Fiber Packaging


Molded fiber packaging provides many advantages to businesses and consumers. These benefits start before the production line and end at recycling. Research on packaging types shows that molded fiber packaging helps businesses save money, time, and space without sacrificing durability or style.

While molded fiber packaging is known for protecting food and beverages, it can be used for a wide range of other items. If you are researching molded fiber packaging, consider the following advantages molded fiber has over other types of packaging:

10 Oct

Is Biodegradable Plastic Safe for the Earth?


Biodegradable plastic seems earth-safe, and yet it’s been the center of controversy for environmentalists for years. After all, the average consumer hears “biodegradable” and “compostable” and immediately assume that the items are good for the environment. However, biodegradable plastics aren’t all that marketers portray them to be…least of all, actually biodegradable.

12 Dec

How Bad is Plastic, Really?


Plastic is a part of our everyday lives, present in everything from the toys our children play with to the foam cushions on our couches. Chances are good that you likely drink out of a plastic water bottle and rely on the plastic mouse you need to use your computer, and that is why it is so difficult to imagine a world where plastic is not a part of our everyday lives.

18 Sep

A Penguin’s Journey Through Climate Change


We see birds of all shapes, sizes, and colors in our daily lives, but one bird in particular has captured the hearts and minds of humans since the first explorers set sail on the open seas. Penguins, everyone’s favorite tuxedo-clad birds, have a long history of charming everyone lucky enough to encounter them. From their awkward way of walking (okay, waddling) to their enviable parenting methods, penguins are fascinating birds with a storied and interesting history – and a tenuous future.