Association will provide leadership in transition to circular economy for plastics
August 26, 2020
The American Beverage Association (ABA), Washington, D.C., announced it has joined the newly formed U.S. Plastics Pact as a Not-for-Profit Founding Activator. In this role, ABA will provide leadership in the transition to the circular economy for plastics and work with pact stakeholders to promote its acceleration, the association says.
As beverage manufacturers strive to unlock the power and potential of secondary packaging, they have a plethora of options from which to choose, including shrink-wrap, paperboard and corrugated packaging.
Company partners with TerraCycle to ensure recyclability of packaging
June 22, 2020
Los Angeles-based F. Gaviña & Sons Inc., the makers of Latin-style espresso Café La Llave, announced the launch of Café La Llave Espresso Single Serve Coffee Pods, marking the brand's entry into the single-serve pod market.
Foodservice chain shares progress on key sustainability initiatives
May 12, 2020
As Canton, Mass.-based Dunkin’ continues to navigate the COVID-19 health crisis, the brand has simultaneously continued to advance key sustainability initiatives to responsibly serve both people and the planet. Dunkin’ announced that 100 percent of its restaurants globally have transitioned from polystyrene foam cups to paper cups, meeting the timetable established by the brand two years ago.
How a beverage is packaged and deciding the type of packaging material — glass, aluminum or plastic — is a critical part of the equation for beverage-makers. Among the factors that should be considered is sustainability, smaller packaging sizes, and lightweighting.
Bottled water packaging accounts for 55% of collected PET plastic in curbside systems
April 22, 2020
As the country observes Earth Day, the International Bottled Water Association (IBWA), Alexandria, Va., is encouraging the public to take action to reduce waste and litter by stepping up their commitment to always recycle all recyclable consumer packaging.
With brands competing to establish a foothold and capture consumer loyalty, beverage manufacturers utilize packaging as their first means of standing apart from competitors and reaching consumers. As such, brands are approaching packaging design with more mindful regard to function, visual excellence, environmental impact and brand integrity.