All Food Containers are Not Created Equal
The metal food can remains one of the safest, most environmentally-friendly and economical packaging forms. Innovations in metal packaging design have opened an exciting and fresh chapter in the life of the metal can, guaranteeing its place in the consumer market and on the pantry shelf.
In the lead-up to this year’s Sustainable Brands Innovation Open — our competition for startups poised to make scalable, sustainable impacts — we’re catching up with some of our favorite game-changing solutions from past years. This week, we have an update from SBIO 2014 finalist and Target Award winner Amazi. Last year, Amazi blew the […]
#BusinessCase: Employee Innovations Help ConAgra Save 97M Gallons of Water, 15M Pounds of Packaging – and $70M
A growing number of companies large and small are finding they can save substantial amounts of money by optimizing various aspects of their operations, thereby proving the previously elusive business case for sustainability. The latest example: ConAgra Foods. This week, the consumer products giant announced the winners of its 2015 Sustainable Development Awards, an internal […]
French ready meal producer Gendreau Group and its subsidiary VIF have launched a range of high-quality ‘country style’ ready meal items in a thermoformed barrier plastic tray.
Ossid, powered by Pro Mach, has introduced the new 500 HWT waterfall type hot water tunnel for assured package integrity in end-seal applications; it can be ordered with new Ossid tray overwrappers and integrated with Ossid end-seal machines already in the field.
Food and Beverage Packaging: What’s the difference between robotics and automation? Chris Follows: While the terms have become perhaps incorrectly interchangeable, robotics is the term used to describe the field of robots and its uses.
Walmart recently launched its Sustainability Leaders online shop. While I commend the company’s efforts over the past six years to elevate sustainability as an important attribute of products and their manufacturers, I feel that this launch is a bit misplaced. I am sure that it will be successful in terms of awareness and conversions, and I […]
Sometimes clean technology doesn’t need to be sanitary. Students and staff at the University of the West of England in Bristol now have the opportunity to test out a prototype toilet that uses urine to generate electricity, The Guardian reports. Researchers at the university and the charity Oxfam developed the “pee power” toilet to prove […]