Archive for June 28th, 2012
Sustainable packaging has emerged as one of today’s hot-button issues in industry. Why is there a huge push for greener and cleaner packaging? What does the term “sustainable packaging” mean? What should producers and purchasers of packaging solutions be doing to reduce their environmental impacts?
And consider this: A new report from Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) claims that the term “sustainable packaging” is “no longer relevant today” and is “too broad a term to be useful at a practical level.” What’s up with that? Would it be better just to abandon the whole idea, as PwC infers? Read the rest of this entry »
Kimberly-Clark, the company behind personal care products such as Kleenex and Huggies, has announced a new initiative to cut the amount of wood fiber it sources from natural forests in half by 2025. To reduce its forest footprint, and reflecting its global sustainability initiatives, the company will shift to alternate fiber sources. Read the rest of this entry »