As food costs continue to rise and a global food crisis looms on the horizon, it’s staggering to think that some 30-40 percent of America’s food supply ends up in landfills, mostly due to spoilage. At the same time, the World Health Organization estimates that foodborne illness from microbial contamination causes about 420,000 deaths per year worldwide.
Month: June 2022
As society continues to reckon with our packaging crisis it has become clear that we need a solution to the linear ‘take, make, waste’ model we have all become accustomed to. Businesses are prompting a paradigm shift as they re-evaluate the ways that they design, produce, and package the products we use in our daily …
SHANGAI, CHINA – June 20, 2022 – Dow’s recyclable packaging solution, enabled by INNATE™ TF Polyethylene Resins for Tenter Frame Biaxial Orientation (TF-BOPE), is now officially certified in China to reduce carbon emissions by 35 percent compared to traditional unrecyclable packaging materials, supporting brand owners in achieving their carbon reduction goals.
MUTTENZ, JUNE 21, 2022 – Moving circular plastic packaging forward. In a first and unique collaboration for the Personal Care industry, Clariant, Siegwerk, Borealis, and Beiersdorf are combining expertise to tackle the challenge of creating recyclable consumer packaging, based on 100% retrieved plastic packaging waste, for cosmetics applications. The pioneering initiative, named “Design4Circularity”, is providing innovations and insights for the different design aspects to encourage others to also follow design for circularity principles.