14 Jun '11, 10am

P&G, Coke, Intel, Heinz, GSK Among Sustainable Packaging Award Winners

Scholle Packaging and Shell Global Lubricants — USA “Scholle Packaging’s bag-in-box system for automotive chemicals and fluids allows industry suppliers to satisfy their customers’ needs with an efficient, environmentally conscious package. Each bag-in-box packaging system removes 24 one-liter bottles from the waste stream and features superior product evacuation, saving suppliers money and damage to our environment upon disposal into landfills. Overall, petroleum-based resin usage in the packaging is reduced by nearly 90 percent compared to rigid one-liter bottles, reducing impacts to our environment through the manufacture of the packaging system. During shipping, greenhouse gas emissions are overall lower than the incumbent packaging due to more-efficient cube utilization on trucks, in warehouses and at the end-user. The outer carton of the packaging system is also full...

Full article: http://www.environmentalleader.com/2011/06/14/pg-coke-int...

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treehugger.com 13 Jun '11, 8am

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