Following its contribution to inception impact assessment (see here) of the European Commission with regards to the review of the requirements for packaging and other measures to prevent packaging waste, as regulated in the Packaging and … [Read more...] about RPE reacts to the public consultation on the ongoing review of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive
By Barry Friesen, Executive Director, Cleanfarms ETOBICOKE, ON, Dec. 23, 2020 - As the final days of 2020 wind down, we can look forward to the new year with optimism that we will wrestle COVID-19 into submission. However, we cannot let 2020 … [Read more...] about Cleanfarms Predicting 2020 a Successful Year for Collecting Ag Waste for Recycling and Safe Disposal
2020 has been a year of ups and downs, writes Adrian Fleming, Regional Managing Director – LPR North: It would be remiss of me to begin writing about 2020 without acknowledging the hardship and loss of so many, both in the UK and across the … [Read more...] about A Year of Ups and Downs – 2020 Roundup from LPR North
Packaging has become an omnipresent part of modern life in recent years. As e-commerce grows more pervasive and increasing online shopping options drive up the number of deliveries worldwide, advanced packaging technologies become crucial factors for … [Read more...] about Paperboard packaging & its role in bringing the packaging domain a step closer to circular economy
By Jeff Mulhollem, Penn State University With nearly 2 billion wooden pallets in use at any given time in the country, they are indispensable components of domestic supply chains. But they present unique hazards when used by retailers and … [Read more...] about Pallet safety study: after shipping, pallets pose big risk to public, cause many accidents, injuries
By Noah Roh, Precise Pallet Management Pallet pooling is dominated in the Asia Pacific region by two heavy hitters: CHEP and Loscam. Between the two of them, they dominate the sector. Both were founded in the 1940s and have stood the test of … [Read more...] about What are CHEP and Loscam Pallets?
In this op-ed commentary, Paul Empson, General Manager for bakery equipment supplier Bakers Basco, calls for more legislation and enforcement in the UK plastics recycling sector, following the lead taken to deter scrap metal theft nearly a decade … [Read more...] about Following the audit trail: Why plastic recyclers need stricter regulations
High-density storage and Cimcorp’s MultiPick system enable the Midwest convenience store chain to optimally manage 80,000 reusable trays of products and fulfill orders for 53,000 trays to 700+ locations daily. GRIMSBY, Ontario—Cimcorp, a … [Read more...] about Cimcorp automates bakery product handling and order fulfillment in Kwik Trip’s La Crosse, Wisconsin baking facility
When it comes to eCommerce packaging, think scaled-down, eco-friendly, and fast and convenient returns. As a business owner, it can often seem overwhelming to think about packaging all of your products. Each element of packaging — box, mailer, … [Read more...] about 3 Insider Ecommerce Packaging Tips from a Fulfillment Provider
Packaging plays an important role in safely distributing products throughout today's society and supply chains. With a consumption of about 40% of plastics in Europe, the packaging sector is a large user of materials. Packaging has a lot of … [Read more...] about How does plastic reusable packaging support sustainability and simplify retail supply chains ?