29 Dec

A Cheetah’s Journey Through Climate Change


From household pets to zoo visits, cats are a familiar obsession for most people. The cheetah is a fascinating, speedy animal with five subspecies. Slim and muscular, it has a small and round head crowning a long neck which extends from a deep chest, flexible spine, long tail, and feet padded for speed. Its claws don’t retract, acting similar to soccer player’s cleats by providing extra traction. This lithe, long, and lovely creature inspires children to run around playgrounds, yelling, “I’m a cheetah!” 

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. 

20 May

How to Recognize Luxury Packaging


With shelves stocked in hundreds of colorful products, you want to be able to know how to recognize luxury packaging. After all, packaging is the cover of the product, introducing and summarizing its benefits. No longer is a customer’s purchase decision just about the product; the packaging is just as crucial.

20 Apr

4 Reasons Earth Day Is Important to Our Planet


Earth Day, an annual celebration of the efforts made to support the environment, occurs on April 22nd throughout the world. This day is meant to help raise awareness of environmental issues through rallies, service projects, conferences, and other outdoor activities. Although Earth Day began as a small grassroots movement, its existence has propelled the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the passage of the Clean Air Act, the Endangered Species Act, the Water Quality Improvement Act, the Federal Occupational Health and Safety Act, and others.

02 Apr

A Monarch Butterfly’s Journey Through Climate Change


As children, butterflies represented the magic of fairies and long summer day adventures. Little one's dreamed of what colors wings they would have or flapped their arms and pretended to fly. The monarch butterfly established its reign over all the butterflies with its brilliant golden orange patterned wing. Also going by the name of common tiger, black veined brown, and wanderer, this majestic winged insect struggles to survive in a changing climate.

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. 

12 Feb

Golden Arrow Announces Unique Lineup of Richly Colored & Sustainable Molded Fiber Packaging


February 12, ​Saratoga, CA ​- ​Golden Arrow, a global manufacturer of sustainable and eco-friendly packaging solutions, has created a colored molded fiber line of packaging that exhibits a vibrant variety of hues new to the industry. Midnight Blue, Monarch Orange, Taffy Pink, Aqua Blue, and Olive Green are the first standouts of this line, on display at the 2018 Luxepack Monaco tradeshow.

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: