19 July 2017

Eco-Innovation at Tetra Pak Featured in Circular Economy Case Study Report

A world without waste holds untold benefits for our environment and contributes to sustained protection of the world’s precious natural resources. To get there, companies are pushing to achieve greater productivity and eliminate inefficiencies, and in doing so, realizing the economic reward that comes from these practices.
14 July 2017

Growing our way to sustainability with plant-based packaging

The business case for sustainability continues to grow, with retailers’ packaging sustainability goals and indexes becoming more prevalent. As companies are required to share more and more about the the environmental profile of their packaging, plant-based options are more important than ever.
14 June 2017

Making Packaging Do More for the Environment

The food and beverage industry is evolving rapidly, as are available packaging options. Innovation and adaptation have become a top priority as companies strive to provide greater product value and meet consumers’ evolving demands for packaging that is convenient to use, fit for purpose, and environmentally friendly. Here's a look at some trends we're seeing.
05 June 2017

Celebrating World Environment Day with product innovations

Tetra Pak believes that, at their core, environmental problems are business problems. On the other hand, environmental excellence creates value for businesses in terms of revenue generation, cost reduction and brand equity, in addition to protecting our natural environment. Here's a look at some of Tetra Pak's newest innovations that are helping food and beverage manufactures reduce their environmental impact.
17 May 2017

Circular Economy, Sustainable Materials Management, and the Importance of KPIs

Adam Gendell, Associate Director at the Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC), shared with us his take on a SustPack 2017 session about packaging and metrics, in which Jason Pelz, VP of Environment for Tetra Pak Americas, was a panelist. Adam gets at the importance of having a set of key performance indicators (KPIs) to guide and measure progress in sustainable packaging, and Jason’s explanation of how Tetra Pak applies its own KPIs. This piece originally appeared on SPC’s Green Blue blog.
 
22 April 2017

Earth Day – A Time to Reflect and Recommit

For Earth Day, Carton Council reflects on the progress our industry has made around carton recycling.
21 April 2017

Score high with retailers and consumers through sustainability indexes

Tetra Pak's Environment Specialist, Scott Byrne, looks at the ways sustainable packaging can be give brands a competetive advantage, both with retailers and consumers.
07 February 2017

Measuring Climate Impact with Scientific Precision

Tetra Pak is the first company in the food packaging industry to have its climate impact reduction targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative. In this Q&A, Mario Abreu, Tetra Pak's Vice President of Environment, discusses how science can help companies measure and maintain a laser focus on their sustainability goals. 
02 February 2017

Factors that Impact Consumer Recycling Behavior

Residential recycling is an essential component of creating a circular economy, but what motivates consumers to recycle their waste? In her article, Elisabeth Comere discusses the key factors that affect recycling behavior and how conscientious companies can move the meter closer to a circular economy. 

 

03 January 2017

The Role of Food and Beverage Packaging in Limiting Climate Change

Elizabeth Comere explores food and beverage packaging choices as an important part of the solution to climate change in her latest article featured in Triple Pundit.