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3 prominent trends that show the future of packaging
December 16, 2019

3 prominent trends that show the future of packaging

by: EPE USA
Predicting the future of the packaging world and how the landscape of the industry is changing  These 3 prominent trends show the future of packaging, presenting a snapshot of where the industry is headed and how companies should adapt to stay competitive in the market. The packaging industry continues to…
The fight to replace polystyrene packaging
December 10, 2019

The fight to replace polystyrene packaging

by: EPE USA
Analyzing the impact of environmental groups on corporate sustainability Environmental groups are winning the fight to replace polystyrene packaging with more sustainable alternatives. By calling out industry leaders, advocacy groups like As You Sow have inspired sustainability campaigns and forced a widespread shift to eco-friendly packaging materials.    The New…
The Christmas Season and E-commerce packaging waste
December 5, 2019

The Christmas Season and E-commerce packaging waste

by: EPE USA
The joys of holiday gift-giving come with a mountain of e-commerce packaging The Christmas season and e-commerce packaging waste – The Christmas season has always been a time for sharing love and cheer with family and friends through the joy of gift-giving. Families reunite, braving airport lines and inclement weather…
E-commerce companies are piloting closed loop sustainable packaging
December 3, 2019

E-commerce companies are piloting closed loop sustainable packaging

by: EPE USA
The e-commerce industry turns to closed loop systems as a sustainable packaging solution E-commerce companies are piloting closed loop sustainable packaging – Flipkart, India’s homegrown version of Amazon, announced in November that they would be collecting plastic packaging back from their customers. The initiative marks the newest advancement in Flipkart’s…
Dell and its sustainable packaging
November 29, 2019

Dell and its sustainable packaging

by: EPE USA
Dell is leading the way with sustainable materials and innovative processes for their packaging Dell and its sustainable packaging – Dell is ahead of the curve when it comes to implementing sustainable initiatives across all aspects of its business, including its product packaging. In 2017, they updated their Legacy of…
Compostable, Biodegradable, or Recyclable Packaging Materials?
November 25, 2019

Compostable, Biodegradable, or Recyclable Packaging Materials?

by: EPE USA
How they differ and why their distinctions are so important for a sustainable world Compostable, biodegradable, or recyclable packaging materials? The environmental movement has a simple purpose: to improve and protect the health and quality of our planet and its resources. The general public understands on a fundamental level the…
The true story of why Jamba Juice replaced their polystyrene cups
November 19, 2019

The true story of why Jamba Juice replaced their polystyrene cups

by: EPE USA
Demonstrating the powerful effect of consumers on major national brands The true story of why Jamba Juice replaced their polystyrene cups – In 2012, a fifth grader named Mia Hansen walked into a Jamba Juice, ordered her favorite drink, and received a cold juice smoothie enclosed in a white, polystyrene…
Polystyrene Packaging Laws & Regulations
November 13, 2019

Polystyrene Packaging Laws & Regulations

by: EPE USA
How EPS bans are already proving to have positive environmental effects Polystyrene Packaging Laws & Regulations – Legislation banning the use of expanded polystyrene packaging products from within the food industry marks the newest trend within the sustainability movement. And although cities began enacting bans on polystyrene foam packaging years…
Polystyrene foam and ocean pollution
November 5, 2019

Polystyrene foam and ocean pollution

by: EPE USA
How serious is EPS ocean pollution? Legislation banning the use of polystyrene foam packaging spread across the United States in 2019 – in efforts to eliminate a major offender of ocean pollution. Maine and Maryland both passed bills and will soon begin implementing fines for Styrofoam packaging containers. New York…
The environmental impact of molded pulp manufacturing
October 29, 2019

The environmental impact of molded pulp manufacturing

by: EPE USA
Investigating the destructive environmental effects from the supply and manufacturing of molded pulp packaging The environmental impact of manufacturing molded pulp packaging – As the world gradually moves in the direction of environmentally sound solutions, companies desperately search for replacements for their outdated packaging materials. The sustainability movement continues to…
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