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Leatherhead, U.K. — Global PET beer bottle consumption is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 5.3% to reach 7.7 billion bottles by 2015, according to a multi-client study published by Pira International. The study says PET beer bottle consumption totalled 6.0 billion units in 2010, which represents 2.0% of the 293 billion world beer packaging market volumes (633ml pack equivalents). || Read more

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Reusable Packaging Bags

At Tony Fisher’s Big Green Earth Store on South Street in Scranton, PA, most customers — he guesses 95 percent — bring their own bags.And still, his committed greenies buy more.How many? He shrugs. In a year, “thousands.”

Along with the reusable water bottle and the swirly compact fluorescent lightbulb, the reusable bag has become an emblem of the environmental movement. As such, it wasno doubt  a major giveaway at Earth Day events across the nation.

Reusable bags were meant to supplant flimsy plastic grocery bags — the one-use, petroleum-based bags that critics say last for centuries and all too often wind up as litter or in the guts of sea life.

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Easter Egg Eco-Friendly Packaging

April 20, 2011

The White House Easter Egg Roll is an annual event that invites children and their parents to the White House lawns to play Easter egg games and, this year, to promote health and wellness in children. In addition, the 2011 White House Easter Egg Roll will be a more eco-friendly event, with official souvenir eggs and packaging that are environmentally responsible. || Read more

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A. Schulman, Inc. (Nasdaq-GS: SHLM) shares a “Passion for Plastics” with customers, and, together, they are creating innovative solutions that address demanding application requirements across numerous markets which are driving rapid growth in Brazil.
The Company’s ability to customize plastics to meet market needs will be featured at A. Schulman’s display at Brasilplast 2011, International Plastics Industry Trade Fair. The biannual Brasilplast show is being held May 9 to May 13, 2011 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. || Read more

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Humanitarian Packaging - World Water Day

March 22 was first deemed World Water Day in 1993 by the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) as an international day of observance and action to draw attention to the role that freshwater plays in our world and lives. || Read more

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $5.5 million to three consortia to support research on nanotechnology. The EPA, in collaboration with the UK’s Natural Environment Research Council, are leading this scientific research effort to better understand the potential risks to people’s heath and the environment. || Read more

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Kraft is looking to make melting chocolate bars a thing of the past after launching a search for a new chocolate packaging material.

The food giant, which bought UK confectionery group Cadbury earlier in the year, has appointed a US-based consultancy to find an innovative material that can stop chocolate melting at temperatures of up to 40 degrees celsius. || Read more

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William Ernest & Company is happy to present a packaging solution to protect delicate chocolate confections against Thermal Damage in ship cycles of 2-3 Days.The results are dependent on ambient temperatures || Read more