Packaging Standards Across Supply Chain


Packaging Standards Across Supply Chain Delivers Financial, Ethical Value Switched-on brands are becoming ever more aware of the importance of packaging when it comes to consumer experience. Far too few, however, have yet to address the extraordinary packaging inefficiencies that exist throughout the supply chain. Where is the consistency [...]

The North Face Regenerative Agriculture


The North Face Adds Products Made Through Regenerative Agriculture The North Face has expanded a line of clothing and accessories made from wool produced in California using regenerative agriculture practices. The retailer says that the material for its Cali Wool Collection has a net negative carbon effect at the [...]

PepsiCo 100% Bio-Based Bottle


PepsiCo Joins R&D Consortium Developing 100% Bio-Based Bottles PepsiCo has joined the NaturALL Bottle Alliance, a research consortium started last year by Danone, Nestlé Waters, and startup Origin Materials to develop packaging made with 100% sustainable and renewable resources. The partnership aims to create bio-based beverage containers with lower [...]

J.M. Smucker Sourcing Program


J.M. Smucker Company Rolls Out Global Responsible Sourcing Program The J.M. Smucker Company’s new 2018 corporate responsibility report outlines how the food and beverage manufacturer is working with suppliers on responsible sourcing. The report also details the company’s work on palm oil traceability. Published this week, the report called [...]

3D Print with Stone


3D Print with Stone: Formfutura Announces StoneFil Filament Formfutura is officially launching its stone-filled, PLA-based filament, appropriately named StoneFil.Formfutura’s new StoneFil is based on its easy-to-print, modified EasyFil PLA compound. There are four StoneFil options: terracotta, pottery clay, granite, and concrete, and the company says the material is “gravimetrically [...]

EcoTech Innovations 2018


The demand for renewable energy and sustainable solutions are expected to grow substantially, and investing in environmentally-friendly technology can help governments and businesses stay competitive in the global arena. Here are four environmental technology innovation trends that will continue to develop in the coming year and perhaps far into [...]