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Jan 19, 2023
Environmental Savings Calculator

How to Track Your Impact By Catherine Haub As sustainability is becoming more of a factor when it comes to purchasing an item, it is important to know what impact your product has on the environment as a study shows that 78% of consumers are more likely to purchase a product that is labeled as […]

Jan 12, 2023
Say Goodbye to Single-Use Plastics

Introducing Circular Plastics By: Catherine Haub New Year means new terminology! As we move towards the future, some things are better left in the past. The term “single-use plastic” is used broadly to define plastics as a whole, but it sheds a bad light on recyclable plastics! As we move towards a more circular economy, […]

Jan 5, 2023
Chemical Recycling

Could this be the solution to the plastic pollution problem? Recycling plastic is a complicated process due to the different kinds of plastic and how they all can’t simply go into a recycling bin. Wouldn’t it be a lot easier if we threw every piece of plastic into a recycling bin and did not have […]

Dec 22, 2022
Supply Chain Sustainability

The Importance of Practicing More Sustainably By Catherine Haub Consumers are focusing on purchasing sustainably, indicated by a recent study from IBM found that 80% stated that sustainability is important to them and 60% would change shopping habits to reduce environmental impact [1]. They are also looking into how the company operates, which was evident […]

Dec 19, 2022
New Product Launch: Tamper-evident, sustainable, PET Round Deli!

Placon Releases Tamper-Evident Post-Consumer Round Deli Product Line Madison, WI (December 2022) – Placon continues to be a leader in sustainable, thermoformed packaging innovation with their new Crystal Seal® Cravings™ product line made with recycled PET material. With increasing online grocery and curbside food pick-up, food safety is more important than ever. Tamper-evident packaging allows […]

Dec 15, 2022
Can You Sell Plastic in California?

What are the state’s current regulations, and what can we expect in the future? By Catherine Haub Last week, Los Angeles banned Styrofoam products from being distributed in restaurants as a step towards being more of a zero-waste city starting April 23, 2023 [1]. Los Angeles is not the first city in the state to […]