While Donald Trump’s trade war with China has already caused losses for American farmers, its impact is now starting to trickle down into a surprising market: the cardboard box.
A Colgate-Palmolive plant in Valencia, Venezuela, stopped operating this week due to a shortage of cardboard needed for packaging, said Carlos Rodriguez, an employee union leader.
The City of San Diego on Monday took final action on a proposal to ban Styrofoam food and beverage containers. By a vote of 5-3, the council members passed a ordinance which would outlaw polystyrene containers, also known as Styrofoam.
Single-use plastics have become the focal point for our frustration with plastic waste. Doug Woodring from the Ocean Recovery Alliance wrote in a recent article, «Switching to alternatives might not save the world but the use of single-use plastics sends a distinct message to customers that the brand and its management is not on top […]
One of the cornerstones of the folding carton industry, and a reason for its continued stability, is the fact that most paper-based packaging is used for consumer staples. Nearly 60 percent of all paperboard packaging is used in food product segments such as beverages and dairy products, candy and confections, dry foods and frozen foods.
Among these are advancements in environmentally friendly materials, new print technologies, anti-counterfeit measures, and barrier coatings that meet food safety concerns.