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Carton recycling expected to expand to 55 percent of US households this year

The Carton Council of North America reported strong gains in carton recycling for 2013.
April 17, 2014
The Carton Council of North America reported strong gains in carton recycling for 2013.
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Food Packaging

‘Bone’ appétit!: New advances for pet food industry

April 8, 2014

 A pet peeve for some dog owners is not being able to feed their pets a warm meal. But that problem is being addressed with a heated, moist supplement for dry food in a package familiar to the world of single-serve soups, pastas and snacks. 


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Food Packaging

Making renewable and recyclable cartons sustainable

Taking down the barriers to carton recycling helps to make cartons more recycle friendly for consumers.
March 8, 2014

 Sustainability is a consumer trend that is transforming the packaging industry. The top three concerns in relation to beverage packaging include recycling or landfilling, renewable resources and energy, said Erin Reynolds, marketing director at Evergreen Packaging, at last year’s Sustainable Packaging Forum in St. Petersburg, FL. 


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Tomato waste project shows promise in replacing BPA coatings

A project to determine the suitability of tomato waste as a replacement for BPA can liners has been delayed.
January 10, 2014
The substitute material would be derived largely from tomato skin.
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Carton Council praises significant 2013 expansion of carton recycling access

Currently, 56.1 percent of American households have access to carton recycling.
January 9, 2014

Currently, 56.1 percent of American households have access to carton recycling.


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TECH FLASH

Consumers expect increased packaging recyclability

Almost nine in 10 expect manufacturers to increase recyclability.
November 25, 2013

The package itself is the most popular source for recycling information.


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Packaging

Packaging’s first foldable bottle

The award-winning design combines the features of a carton pack with the features of a bottle and performs as an aseptic package.
November 8, 2013
The product won two European packaging awards this year.
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Carton Council announces packaging milestone

Cartons can now be recycled in 45 percent of US households.
October 21, 2013

Cartons can now be recycled in 45 percent of US households.


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TECH FLASH

Tetra Pak survey shows demand for renewable materials, environmental labeling

Separate-and-sort recycling remains most popular in mature markets.
October 15, 2013
Sales in developing markets are reflecting consumer environmental concerns as well.
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Carton Council recognized for recycling partnership building

The group was awarded the 2013 Bow and Arrow award by the California Product Stewardship Council.
August 23, 2013
The group was awarded the 2013 Bow and Arrow award by the California Product Stewardship Council.
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