Could Blockchain Be the Future of the Beauty Packaging Industry?
At Luxe Pack New York, Adam Peek, founder and host of the People of Packaging podcast and VP of revenue operations at Meyers, gave a presentation entitled, “Blockchain and Crypto Packaging,” where he posed the question, “what might the future hold for our industry?”more
Regulatory and safety challenges of a sustainable packaging
Recent innovative packaging developments have predominantly revolved around different aspects of sustainability, such as recyclability, biodegradability, compostability, refillability, reusability and the use of biosourced materials or raw materials derived from renewable resources. These trends are being pushed by multiple drivers, starting with individual consumers being more eco-conscious, along with brands wanting to be more forward thinking and focusing on the 3 R’s (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle).more
PCR mandate advances in Pacific Northwest
Legislation establishing post-consumer resin requirements for beverage containers, certain consumer goods and trash bags has cleared both chambers of the Washington state legislature.more
5 Challenges in Sustainable Packaging and How Businesses Overcome Them
Product packaging has made huge progress since the days when almost everything was shrink-wrapped or packed in styrofoam. Yet our planet’s waste problem has continued to grow. According to the Environmental Protection Agency’s numbers, containers and packaging created 77.9 million tons of municipal solid waste in 2015. Why is it proving so difficult to reduce our dependence on wasteful packaging?more