Open your fridge, freezer and cupboards and see just how much food you’ve got in there – and how much has been there for yonks. If you’re anything like me, you’ll have tonnes thanks to the fact that you change what you want to eat on a near-daily basis.
Reversing previous opposition, Baltimore City Council President Bernard C. “Jack” Young says he supports banning stores and restaurants from using the plastic foam containers commonly known as Styrofoam.
Mike Kresbach, Bemis North America says food and beverage companies need to create packaging that works for C-stores, dollar stores and club.
Forthcoming changes to California’s Proposition 65 regulation will more strongly impact food packaging.
There are high-stakes changes on the horizon for the well-known California regulation that will likely and more deeply impact food packaging and food packagers.
About 6.3bn tonnes of plastic waste had been generated globally by 2015, with almost 80% of it going to landfills or the natural environment.
And despite extending the 5p charge on single-use plastic bags, major retailers in England still sold 2.1 billion in the last financial year.
In a bid to tackle the problem, the PM has called on supermarkets to introduce “plastic-free” aisles and consider taxes and charges on single-use plastic items like food containers.
Petcurean, the family-owned pet food company headquartered in Canada, is one of the first pet food companies to choose Tetra Pak cartons as an innovative and sustainable packaging option for its wet cat food.