28 Feb

An Australian Quoll’s Journey Through Climate Change


Sleeping through the day and active at night, the Australian quoll is a sleek animal with a cat-like body, a mouse-shaped face, lemur-like ears, and white polka-dotted fur. The quoll has approximately six species that vary in weight and sizes, from 11 ounces to 15 pounds. As a carnivorous marsupial, the quoll forages for food at night and avoids the toxic cane toads like the plague.

24 Jan

Boom in the CBD Product Industry Creates Need for Quality Packaging


CBD is becoming more widely available in legalized capacities and is currently the fastest growing industry in the United States — thirty states plus the District of Columbia have already enacted laws that broadly legalize marijuana. This swift CBD industry boom has made designing the right packaging more important than ever. 

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. 

09 Nov

Criteria for a Sustainable Building


While determining criteria for a sustainable building is a relatively new development, the first definition of sustainable development that was internationally recognized occurred in 1987 in the publication of the Report of the World Commission on Environment and Development: “Our Common Future.”

According to the report, sustainable development is considered development that not only meets the present needs of society but also does not compromise the needs of future generations.

02 Sep

8 Ways Businesses Can Save Energy


Businesses can help the environment by finding ways to save energy. Not only is conserving energy better for the environment, but it also lessens operating costs. Using electricity, water, and gas are necessary for your business, but there are simple ways that your business can reduce energy use and cost.


To get started on cutting back on business energy use, check out the following tips.

30 Aug

What Is Renewable Energy?


Renewable energy, also sometimes called clean energy, consists of naturally replenishable, flow-limited, inexhaustible resources such as sunlight, wind, or water. These energies, while not always consistent and limited in the amount of energy available for a unit of time, will not be used up like fossil fuels. 

28 Jul

How To Recognize Sustainable Packaging


In order for consumers and businesses to develop a greener world, it’s important to know how to recognize sustainable packaging. Over the last decade, socially responsible companies have been creating a strategy for becoming environmentally conscious from their processes to their packaging. While many green buzzwords exist, learning to actually recognize green practices and packaging can be difficult.

18 Mar

What About Social Responsibility?


Social responsibility focuses on how businesses can positively affect their local and international community by making decisions that consider the environment, philanthropic giving, ethical business practices, and economic responsibility. In fact, some argue that social responsibility is important because it can benefit a company’s relationship with society, as well as the environment. As more and more consumers recognize the importance of sustainability, businesses need to exercise their social responsibility with their audience.

27 Feb

Buzzwords for Sustainability


Sustainability is a loaded concept that conjures a host of different definitions and feelings. For early pioneers within the movement, their concerns and practices were often met with side-eyed confusion from the average consumer. However, as temperatures continue to rise and environmental issues come to a head, more companies and consumers have begun adopting green practices to offset the wasteful habits of the past. 

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.