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The Paper Wine Bottle

The Paper Wine Bottle

Would you purchase wine that came in a paper bottle? Click through to see how UK consumers are reacting to this packaging innovation. »

US Government Cracks Down on Misleading Labels

US Government Cracks Down on Misleading Labels

Can you trust the claims on the labels of your favorite food products? In many cases the answer is no, and the US Government is cracking down on misleading claims. »

Plastic 6-Pack Rings and the Environment

Plastic 6-Pack Rings and the Environment

What is the right way to dispose of 6-pack rings, the plastic packaging that binds together 6-packs of cans? »

BJ’s Wholesale Club Replaces Cans with Bags for Ground Coffee

BJ’s Wholesale Club Replaces Cans with Bags for Ground Coffee

BJ’s Wholesale club is replacing cans with bags for its Berkley & Jensen 100% Colombian ground coffee. The bags will be the flexible Fres Bag™ that maintains the coffee’s freshness while utilizing less space and material. »

Recycled Bottles Used in 2012 Ford Focus Electric

Recycled Bottles Used in 2012 Ford Focus Electric

The Ford Focus 2012 will utilized recycled bottles in its seating material. The bottles will be collected from this year’s Consumer Electronics Show and American International Auto Show. The vehicles will use Repreve seating material made by Unifi, which blends post-consumer fiber with PET bottles. »

What Do the Numbers On Plastic Containers Mean?

What Do the Numbers On Plastic Containers Mean?

Look closely at a plastic container and you will notice a number from one to seven imprinted inside a small triangle. These numbers determine the type of resin used in the plastic. Some are safe, while others can transmit chemicals to food. Click through for a breakdown of the numbers and what they mean. »

Why Aluminum Bottles Are Here To Stay

Why Aluminum Bottles Are Here To Stay

Coca-Cola recently launched aluminum bottles inspired by  the shape of their iconic glass bottle. Other than the visual wow-factor, aluminum bottles have several advantages over glass and plastic. Here are five reasons why they are here to stay: »

3 “Unpackaged” Products from REI

3 “Unpackaged” Products from REI

When REI began offering in-store recycling for the cardboard boxes that came with their boots, it soon became clear that customers had almost no desire to take the boxes home. This insight fueled REI’s goal of reducing packaging by 35% by 2013. Click through to see some ways they are working towards this goal. »

Amazon & Wal-Mart Combat “Wrap Rage”

Amazon & Wal-Mart Combat “Wrap Rage”

Amazon is using its wide base of customer reviews to target companies that use frustrating-to-open packaging. And Wal-Mart is joining Amazon’s mission for simple and sustainable packaging with a goal of reducing all packaging %5 by 2013. »

Starbucks’ Sustainable Drive-Thru

Starbucks’ Sustainable Drive-Thru

While we usually feature product packaging, Starbucks has taken innovation one step further and re-imagined the packaging of its stores. Click through for images and info on Starbucks’ Reclamation Drive-Thru, which is constructed entirely of shipping containers. »

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