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April 8, 2015

AMERIPEN President Wins Industry Award

Jeff Wooster, AMERIPEN President and Global Sustainability Director for Dow … Continue reading


April 3, 2015

New Blog Posting!

Read Taking a Systems Approach, by Ron Cotterman, Sealed Air … Continue reading


March 2, 2015

Ring Container Technologies Joins AMERIPEN

We are very happy to introduce Ring Container Technologies as … Continue reading




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EVENTS…

January 3, 2015

2015 Annual Meeting

Save  June 10-12, 2015 for our Annual Meeting. Once again, … Continue reading


Enhancing the Sustainability of Products and Packaging

About 90% of the environmental impact of a product and its package is related to product manufacture and distribution, and only 10% is related to package production and material use.

Thus, a well-designed package maintains the product in its original condition, ready to be used as intended by the producer and expected by the consumer.

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The best way to create a more sustainable package – one that delivers maximum value with minimum negative environmental, economic, and social impact – is to look at the big picture and ask five questions.

Learn more by reading our Sustainable Packaging Flyer.

 


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Reducing
Fresh Food Waste

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Americans annually waste 36 million tons of food, worth a staggering $162 billion! (And, much of this waste occured during the holidays.)

Our brochure, Reducing Fresh Food Waste: The Role of Packaging, explains the rather significant roles that packaging plays in reducing this waste, ensuring a sustainable food supply. By providing product protection; shelf life extension; freshness & nutrition maintenance; and portion control; a little bit of packaging can reduce waste while also protecting economic and environmental resources.

 Read our highly acclaimed brochure, Reducing Fresh Food
Waste: The Role of Packaging.
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