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US Demand for Beverage Containers to Reach 265 Billion Units in 2017

29 Sep 2013


US demand for beverage containers is expected to increase 1.7 percent annually through 2017 to 265 billion units, pharmacy valued at $29.1 billion.  Unit gains will be driven by ongoing consumer preference for single-serving containers in many markets, viagra sale increasing interest in alternatives to carbonated soft drinks, try and a proliferation [...]


Packaging Waste Management is Increasingly Resource Efficient – EU

21 Jan 2013


A EUROPEN analysis of official EU data on packaging waste shows that over the past twelve years the amount of used packaging sent for final disposal is declining rapidly.
?Higher recovery rates and particularly recycling rates are largely the reasons?, sovaldi sale Virginia Janssens, cialis acting Managing Director of EUROPEN, stated on the announcement [...]


Attack litter, not plastic bags

9 Jul 2012

I recently read a short, patient but insightful, rx article surrounding the issues of bag bans. The bag industry claims that banning bags will result in job loss, negative effects to local economies, hidden taxes, and lower environmental impact compared to paper, etc. These are important issues to consider, but they really don?t [...]


Calls for boycott of PVC packaging

8 Jul 2012


A report by the Toxics in Packaging Clearinghouse and reported by the US based Center for Health Environment and Justice claims that elevated levels of toxic cadmium and lead has been found in PVC packaging which is sold by discount retailers.
According to a press release by TPCH, ‘almost 40 percent of PVC packaging of products [...]