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  • Clear thinking on new yogurt packaging

    December 29, 2010 by Canadian Packaging Staff

    Environmental sustainability is nothing new for folks at the Londonberry, N.H.-based Stonyfield Farm, which has been producing organic, all-natural yogurt since 1983, but using bioplastic materials to package its popular, bestselling flagship brands—employing an Arcil form-fill-seal (F/F/S) packaging machine—may well be the the North American yogurt industry.

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    Ingeo cold-drink cups have smaller footprint than PP or PET

    December 20, 2010 by Canadian Packaging Staff

    A new lifecycle assessment conducted by PE Americas, a leading environmental sustainability consultancy, found that Ingeo bioplastic cold cups from NatureWorks LLC of Minnetonka, Minn, have a lower carbon footprint from sourcing through end of life in landfills than comparable cups made with either polypropylene (PP) or polyethylene terephthalate (PET).

  • Cereplast Looks To Transform Algae Into Bioplastics

    November 11, 2009 by Canadian Packaging Staff

    Hawthorne, Ca.-based Cereplast, Inc., has announced it has been developing a breakthrough technology to transform algae into bioplastics and intends to launch a new family of algae-based resins that will complement the company’s existing line of Compostables and Hybrid resins.


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