Plastic Packaging Blog

Stay up to date on the latest innovations in the world of plastic packaging, and read perspectives from a wide array of leading industry experts.

Plastic Straws: An On-Demand Approach Makes Sense

Plastic Straws: An On-Demand Approach Makes Sense

According to the Ocean Conservancy, volunteers pick up more than 400,000 plastic straws from beaches around the world, each year. As an industry committed to developing innovations that help make life better, we know that there are a multitude of ways that plastic...

Spread the word about WRAP

Spread the word about WRAP

(Happy America Recycles Day! Throughout the week of November 15th, we’re featuring voices from the value chain on important packaging recyclability issues. We’re publishing thoughts from brand owners, recyclers, retailers and others within our industry on why plastics...

Plastic packaging: Breaking down environmental impacts

Plastic packaging: Breaking down environmental impacts

There’s a lot happening all around the packaging industry right now. A major focus area of innovation is the drive to make packaging ever more sustainable, and versatile plastics are an inseparable part of that. As an industry, it’s important for all of us to...

Peanuts can tell a remarkable sustainability story

Peanuts can tell a remarkable sustainability story

It's been decades since major brands started transitioning peanut butter into plastic jars. It used to be a big deal! Best Foods started packaging Skippy peanut butter in plastic in 1988 as did Jif, citing consumer preference, as illustrated in this awesome little gem...