17 Oct

Why Going Green is Good for Business


What does your company do for the environment? The “do better” attitude across the business world is an increasingly important issue for many people. Human activity continues to affect global warming, with the...
03 Sep

Four Unheard of Alternative Energy Sources


Are you looking for new and innovative energy ideas to make intelligent decisions that impact the future? For example, changing your tactics to renewable energy systems and practices will provide reliable power supplies and reduce the need for imported fuels.

Researchers are constantly investing their time and energy to find the best renewable energy sources that everyone can use. Here are the top four unheard-of alternative energy sources you can include daily to benefit the environment.

15 Jul

Things You Wished You Knew About Your Day-to-Day Packaging


The topic of sustainability and making conscious decisions to help protect our environment has been in the news and on our minds. The pandemic made it clear that the process of how our food gets from farms to tables can be improved in an eco-friendly way.

Choosing sustainable packaging is one way to start those improvements. Recent research studies show that most consumers would like to see more options for sustainable packaging regardless of cost.

28 Jun

Benefits of Making Bike-To-Work Day Every Day


Do you own a bike, but don’t ride it much? Biking doesn’t make sense for everyone, but Bike-to-Work Day and every day after that leaves many reasons to consider why you could benefit from biking to work every day! For some, safety is a concern, but good news is that more communities and streets are adding bike lanes to ensure safety for those who ride their bikes on a daily basis. Let’s take a look at all the benefits of biking to work.

20 May

The Mighty Worker: 3 Ways to Save Bees from Extinction


A world without bees would not be as sweet. Honey, wax, propolis, royal jelly, pollen, and even bee venom would not exist in the place we call home. Today, on World Bee Day, we celebrate and honor the tiny, but mighty workers who help to improve our environment and acknowledge how important it is to ensure they stay alive.

16 Mar

Why is STEM Education Important to the Future of Manufacturing?


The time to support STEM education is now. STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, but goes far beyond school subjects in the face of solving challenges worldwide. STEM fields lead innovation, sustain the growth of the economy, and raise social awareness — but it wouldn’t be possible without the people who study STEM, specifically researchers who are currently pursuing graduate and doctorate degrees.

14 Jan

What Are the Levels of Packaging?


In the packaging industry, specific levels of packaging determine how products are packed and shipped. If you attend a packaging expo, individuals will ask if a certain packaging product is primary, secondary, or tertiary, and it can be helpful to know the differences between these levels of packaging. So what are the levels of packaging?

Let’s start with an unboxing experience to showcase the levels of packaging from how most consumers interact with a product delivered to their home!

09 Dec

Meet Bagasse, The Super Hero of Sustainable Packaging


If you’ve gone for takeout recently and received your food in cardboard-like takeout boxes, then you may have met “bagasse” in real life. Many eco-friendly restaurants and companies are prioritizing sustainability within their single-use containers, choosing packaging that is made from environmentally-friendly materials. While bamboo is well-known for eco-friendly packages, bagasse is a lesser-known material.

10 Nov

Recycling During the Holidays


No matter the size of your holiday gatherings this year, you’ll probably be going through a lot of paper products and plastic. As presents and letters make their way to family and friends via mail and package delivery, it’s time to make a plan on how to keep your holidays sustainable and recycle packaging waste the right way.

If you’re mailing out Christmas cards or wrapping up presents to ship across the country, consider the materials used to wrap your gifts, construct your Christmas cards, and keep your holiday gifts safe on their journey to your loved ones.

19 Oct

3D Printing Set to Take the Sustainability Industry by Storm


One of the most revolutionary changes to happen to the sustainability of manufacturing, 3D printing technology, is taking the world by storm. In recent years, 3D printing has been developed for constructing homes that can take as little as two days to complete and at half the price of traditional construction costs.