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by Fox Packaging | December 26, 2019

Today, sustainability is often identified as a priority for brands, specifically within packaging programs.  Brands are combatting their environmental impact by exploring eco-designed packaging. Bio-based designs (packaging materials that promote environmental efficiency) are a frequent topic of discussion1; however pricing, life cycle assessment results, and overall quality continue to impact these efforts and challenge bio-based options as a cost-efficient solution.2 

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by Fox Packaging | December 18, 2019

In our post, Retailers and Corporate Social Responsibility, we wrote about how retailers are a driving force behind brands evaluating their packaging program to ensure that sustainability is considered from raw material sourcing all the way to design practices. In addition, there is increasing pressure from consumers for brands to take responsibility for the entire life-cycle of their product including the packaging it is sold in.  These combined expectations are spurring companies toward more environmentally conscious business practices, enabling eco-driven projects to spearhead innovation.

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by Fox Packaging | August 6, 2019

Resin Identification Codes

Recycling can be confusing, but it doesn’t have to be difficult. Taking the time to understand RICs, which stand for Resin Identification Codes, can make all the difference in protecting post-consumer recycled materials.

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by Aaron Fox | July 30, 2019

 

We know that a lot goes into finding the perfect packaging for your product. Not only do you need a package that provides functionality and fits the unique needs of its content, but it is equally important that it showcases your brand personality. Add in cost efficiency and sustainability considerations, and it can quickly become complicated.

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by Aaron Fox | May 28, 2019

Research reveals that 42% of consumers are willing to pay more for products and services provided by companies committed to sustainability initiatives and 32% are willing to pay more for products in sustainable packaging. Statistics like these are urging fresh produce brands to take notice, adapt, react, or be left behind. 

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