LCA Shows Balanced Environmental Results for Produce Container Systems

ITASCA, IL  – The Corrugated Packaging Alliance (CPA) has released a new life cycle assessment (LCA) of produce packaging which shows neither corrugated containers nor reusable plastic containers (RPC), have an advantage in all environmental impact categories. The full LCA is available for download … [Read more...]

Brambles|CHEP Launches Zero Waste World in North America

Initiative focuses on eliminating physical waste, eradicating empty transport miles and cutting out process inefficiencies in the supply chain CHEP, a Brambles company and a global leader in supply chain solutions, has announced a new initiative called Zero Waste World at the Sustainable Brands conference in Detroit, MI. This program, being … [Read more...]

DS Smith Announces Global Partnership with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation

DS Smith reinforces its commitment to the circular economy with new partnership and £1 million community fund DS Smith, a leading international provider of sustainable packaging, has today signed an agreement to become a Global Partner of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. The partnership will accelerate the company’s circular economy drive and … [Read more...]

Brambles among the top three sustainable companies in the world

Sydney, Australia – 26 March, 2019 – Brambles, the leading supply-chain logistics company operating in more than 60 countries primarily through the CHEP brand, has been named the second most sustainable company in the world by Barrons Magazine, following Accenture, the Dublin-based consulting and professional-services corporation. Barrons, … [Read more...]

Government review of IPCC methodology report final draft starts on 28 January

GENEVA, Jan 25 – The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will open the final draft of its new methodology report, the 2019 Refinement, to government review on 28 January, bringing the report one step closer to consideration for adoption by the IPCC in May. The 2019 Refinement, whose full name is 2019 Refinement to the 2006 IPCC … [Read more...]

IFCO donates food to Münchner Tafel

PULLACH, GERMANY, 18. December 2018: As part of its ongoing support of food banks worldwide and a more sustainable world, IFCO SYSTEMS, the leading global provider of reusable packaging solutions, yesterday donated food items to Münchner Tafel e.V.. The donations were handed over by IFCO employees and CEO Wolfgang Orgeldinger. In total, IFCO … [Read more...]

LPR supports reforestation in France with the planting of nearly 100,000 trees

  LPR-La Palette Rouge (a Division of Euro Pool Group) has joined with "Plantons pour l’avenir" to support the French timber sector and as part of its aim to support the biosourced economy. Since 2016, LPR's support has contributed to the planting of nearly 100,000 trees in France. This partnership is an integral part of LPR’s sustainable … [Read more...]

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...]