Drinking straws have been making headlines as sustainability groups hold them up as an example of the evils of single-use plastic. Americans alone use (and throw away) more than 500 million plastic straws per day. While straws are just a symptom of a larger unsustainable plastic problem, their ubiquity provides a great opportunity to start Read More about Plastic Packaging Alternatives for Stand Up Pouches
Stand up pouches have quickly risen in popularity as a packaging option for everything from soups to snacks, and their sustainability credentials are well-known. Stand up pouches require fewer resources to produce, and due to their lightweight nature are less costly to transport, creating fewer emissions compared to rigid packaging options. Stand up pouches also Read More about Recyclable Stand Up Pouches: What Are My Options?
It feels like summer has just begun at our headquarters in Amherst, Nova Scotia, but the year’s end has been on everyone’s mind at Emmerson Packaging. Our fiscal year ends on June 30th each year, and we take this opportunity to review our success in achieving our sustainability goals for the year. We don’t just Read More about The Year In Sustainable Packaging: Getting Greener in 2017-2018