The study reveals that replacing plastics in consumer products and packaging with a mix of alternative materials that provide the same function would increase environmental costs.
July 28, 2016
A new study by Trucost, New York, finds the environmental cost of using plastics in consumer goods and packaging is nearly four times less than it would be if plastics were replaced with alternative materials.
Retail-ready packaging represents more than 50% of total demand.
July 20, 2016
Demand for retail-ready packaging is forecast to increase 5.2% annually to $6.2 billion in 2020, outpacing the overall packaging market average, according to a new study, “Retail Ready Packaging,” released from The Freedonia Group, Cleveland, Ohio.
The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) have developed the Sustainability Summit to give companies the tools, connections and proactive solutions to take their sustainability programs to the next level.
SHANGHAI, May 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The China Shanghai International Food Processing and Packaging Machinery Exhibition (INTERFOOD) is the most international professional exhibition in China's food processing and packaging industry.
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