IFCO donates environmentally friendly RPCs worldwide

IFCO SYSTEMS supports food banks worldwide by provisioning free RPCs and co-financing refrigerated vans PULLACH, GERMANY, 11. December 2018: Since the beginning of its initiative for the support of food banks in 2009, IFCO SYSTEMS, the leading global provider of reusable packaging solutions, has donated more than 280,000 RPCs (Reusable … [Read more...]

RPA Endorses New Plastics Economy Global Commitment Led by Ellen MacArthur Foundation

At the Fall Board of Directors meeting, the RPA Board voted unanimously to endorse the "New Plastics Economy Global Commitment" as led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation in collaboration with the United Nations Environment Programme.  "The Ellen MacArthur Foundation approached RPA to support the global initiative towards a circular economy for … [Read more...]

Study: IFCO RPCs extend shelf life of fresh produce by up to 4 days

Benefits growers, retailers, customers, and the environment     Pullach, Germany--6 November 2018--IFCO, the leading global provider of reusable packaging solutions for fresh foods, has announced the results of a study on the impact of IFCO reusable plastic containers (RPCs) on the shelf life of fresh produce. IFCO … [Read more...]

It’s not plastic that’s destroying the planet, it’s how we use it

Steve Millward, General Manager at bakery equipment company Bakers Basco, welcomes the UK Government’s £20m fund aimed at changing how we use and abuse plastic. Editor's note: Bakers Basco was set up by five of the UK’s leading plant bakers in 2006 to buy, manage and police the use of a standard basket for the delivery of bread to retailers and … [Read more...]

ALDO Group the first fashion footwear and accessories company in the world to be certified climate neutral

South Pole, a world-leading developer of climate action projects, has certified the ALDO Group as climate neutral according to South Pole's climate neutral company label criteria. The ALDO Group offset 100% of the carbon emissions produced in 2017 by its corporate stores, offices and distribution centers, and will continue this commitment moving … [Read more...]

AG Barr reaps substantial environmental savings thanks to the use of CHEP pooled pallets  

CO2 emissions reduced by 57%, waste to landfill reduced by 78% per year compared with white wood pallets Manchester, 2nd October 2018 – One of the UK’s leading suppliers of branded soft drinks is enjoying substantial environmental savings, thanks to the use of CHEP’s pooled pallets within its supply chain. AG Barr has been in the … [Read more...]

Fareshare Reaps the Benefits from CHEP’s Ongoing Commitment to Supporting Food Banks

CHEP’s collaboration with FareShare helps shape the charity’s vision to help one million people out of food poverty in the UK.   London – Food redistribution charity FareShare is reaping the benefits of CHEP’s ongoing commitment to Food Banks in the UK and across Europe. As part of its global Corporate Social Responsibly initiatives … [Read more...]

LPR: certified quality, the pillar of efficient and responsible logistics

PLR - La Palette Rouge (Euro Pool Group Division), the European pallet-pooling specialist, is establishing its position as a "best in class" supplier in terms of the quality of its products, processes and services. This is in keeping with its active commitment to a Social and Environmental Responsibility policy for over ten years. Certified … [Read more...]

Registration for 2018 America Recycles Day Now Open

Keep America Beautiful Encourages Americans to Join the Effort to Recycle More and Recycle Right STAMFORD, Conn. (Aug. 27, 2018) – Keep America Beautiful’s America Recycles Day,  the only nationally-recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States, has opened registration  for businesses, community … [Read more...]

Corrugated Packaging and Pallets News in Brief

Corrugated supply chain packaging and pallet news briefs: Menasha Packaging Company Names New President NEENAH, Wis., July 17, 2018  -- Menasha Packaging Company, a subsidiary of Menasha Corporation, announced today it has named Michael D. Riegsecker as its new president, effective September 1, 2018. Riegsecker previously was chief operating … [Read more...]