Except when COVID-19 worries consumed us all for a couple months in the spring of 2020, sustainability has remained the key focus throughout the year for packaging executives and, hence, for their developers, engineers, designers, supply chain professionals, and just about any department or company connected to consumer packaged goods companies or healthcare manufacturers. Oh, consumers, too!
Based on page views, here are the 10 top sustainable packaging articles of this pandemic year:
Lead engineer Shannon Moore shares an insider’s view of the development including the considerations, what was learned, advice and more.
The plastic packaging provider discloses sustainable innovations in designs and polymers for beverage cups, caps, and closures.
Consumer perceptions of sustainability are impacted by more than what packaging material a product uses. How can your brand’s packaging truly live a “useful” life and gain their approval?
So Good So You brand introduces biodegradable plastic bottles made of PET that the brand claims are also recyclable.
Major brand owners like Absolut, Diageo, Carlsberg, and PepsiCo are developing paper bottles, but what does a market analyst say about this paper chase?
Taking a look at an incredibly eventful decade on so many levels, thought-leader Nina Goodrich breaks down the sustainability advancements and challenges packaging professionals have experienced in the last decade, year by year.
Launched on May 1 in 500 Walmart stores across the US, Procter & Gamble Beauty’s limited-edition all-paper tube for Secret and Old Spice deodorant displaces some plastic stick deodorant canisters, helping the company and brands reach their goal of, by 2030, using 100% recyclable or reusable packaging while cutting virgin petroleum-based plastic by 50%.
This year’s SPC Innovator Award winners lead the pack in sustainability, with inventive approaches to packaging sourcing, design, and recovery.
Niclas Appelquist, director of future packaging for The Absolut Co., shares exclusive details on the development, the barrier, recycling, and more ahead of the next stage — consumer testing.
For sustainable packaging, 2020 was set to be a year of action and reaction, building on the fast-growing trends from the last two years. Here were a handful of critical sustainable packaging trends expected in 2020.