Greenpeace USA calls for increased packaging reuse rather than switching to paper or bioplastics Washington, DC – A recent Greenpeace USA report, Throwing Away the Future: How Companies Still Have It Wrong on Plastic Pollution … [Read more...] about GreenPeace: We Need a Reuse Revolution
Reusable packaging continues to generate excitement as a superior economic and sustainable alternative to single-use or disposable packaging, including recyclable packaging. While reusable packaging typically is more expensive to produce than single-use packaging and consumes more resources, over the lifetime of the reusable packaging, it uses fewer resources and costs less than disposable packaging on a per-use basis, provided that the reusable is used enough times to amortize those impacts, and provided that the impact of reverse logistics, including reverse logistics, handling and sorting, sanitation and repair, etc., still make reusable a superior option. In many cases this is true.
In this category, we look at reusable transport packaging, what we would refer to as B2B reusable packaging, as well as B2C reusable packaging - reusable packaging used for direct delivery to consumers, such as for e-commerce deliveries. In the near future, we will be dividing these as sub-categories.
This Certification confirms, that the company, as a European leader for reusable transport packaging solutions on a rental basis, now provides a state of the art service to its customers in France Dietzenbach, Germany, 08. October 2019 - On … [Read more...] about Cartonplast Group completes ISO 22000 and ISO 9001 certification at Dagneux
Kroger’s adoption of the Polymer Logistics Cleanpal® pallet reduces distribution costs and environmental impact in the retailer’s fresh egg supply chain The Reusable Packaging Association (RPA) recently announced the … [Read more...] about The Kroger Company and Polymer Logistics Win Reusable Packaging Association’s 2019 Excellence in Reusable Packaging Award, Present Case Study at PACK EXPO Las Vegas
The automotive industry has relied on reusable packaging for part shipments for decades and as it evolves, so do the packaging requirements. With trends towards more electric sensitive parts to lithium-ion batteries, planning part packaging for new … [Read more...] about Five Automotive Supply Chain Disruptors
LEATHERHEAD, Surrey, UK and AKRON, Ohio, USA – 3 October 2019 – In 2018, the world produced about $36 trillion worth of manufactured goods, almost all of which was packaged, protected and shipped in some form of industrial packaging. These industrial … [Read more...] about Smithers identifies key industrial packaging drivers and trends to 2024
Reusable Packaging News recently reached out to Gary Priestley, the owner and director of Gaprie™. In 2018, the company launched its latest product, P.C. Nets, an innovative and simple-to-use reusable pallet containment system that eliminates the … [Read more...] about Reusable Pallet Containment Nets: an Interview with Gary Priestley of Gaprie
Green spool program supports the sustainability efforts of brands and packagers. APPLETON, Wis. – Presto Specialty Products, an industry leader in innovation for reclosable packaging and creator of Fresh-Lock® closures, is rebooting its … [Read more...] about Fresh-Lock Green Spool Promotes Reuse,
New report provides guidance on available and emerging technologies for the identification, monitoring and tracking of reusable transport packaging assets. Panel of subject matter experts and contributors will formally introduce the white paper at … [Read more...] about Reusable Packaging Association Issues White Paper on Smart Asset Technologies
Carbon dioxide and waste could be significantly reduced by the principle of reuse. Zalando is launching a four-week pilot to test reusable packaging for the delivery of customer orders with RePack, an enterprise that gained … [Read more...] about Zalando Tests Reusable Packaging for Delivery
Packaging Partnership Delivers Better Quality, Increased Efficiency and Improved Sustainability Tampa, Florida, USA, September 17, 2020: IFCO, the world’s leading operator of Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs), announced the company … [Read more...] about SiCar Farms Extends Use of IFCO Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs) Through 2022