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Trending in the Adhesive & Sealant Industry - INNOVATION

Posted on 3/24/2014 1:25:17 PM. By Matt Croson

In a recent member survey that ASC conducted, 400 industry executives identified innovation as a top external opportunity and challenge.&...

  

Packaging Applications – Bioplastic Compostability – What You Need to Know

Posted on 3/5/2014 5:07:01 PM. By Jeff Timm

A lot has been written about bioplastics’ biodegradability properties and their ability to be composted, or as some would call it&m...

  

TSCA REFORM: Can We Get There from Here?

Posted on 2/28/2014 7:08:56 PM. By Mark Collatz

In the last couple of weeks, I have spent considerable time meeting with Senate staffers trying to understand what it is going to take to...

  

Carton Recycling

Posted on 2/20/2014 5:12:04 PM. By Jeff Timm

As the packaging industry strives to become more inclusive in bringing more and more materials into the recycling umbrella, one of the ne...

  

Packaging End-of-Life Options Other Than Recycling

Posted on 1/22/2014 6:51:44 PM. By Jeff Timm

End-of-life (EOL) options other than solid waste land-fill have been a major topic in the world of packaging for a number of years. ...

  

Packaging Advancements Moving Into 2014

Posted on 12/19/2013 6:29:15 PM. By Jeff Timm

As we approach 2014, there are some fairly obvious packaging industry trends that have driven us through through 2013 like recycling, sus...

  

Catching Up on Hot Packaging Topics

Posted on 11/14/2013 9:29:18 PM. By Jeff Timm

Looking back at my last few Packaging Blogs one might conclude that I am in a rut only discussing sustainability and its components like ...

  

Bioplastics – 20 Things You Should Know

Posted on 10/28/2013 5:48:15 PM. By Jeff Timm

One can hardly pick up a packaging or plastic trade journal / e-newsletter without seeing the word ‘bioplastics’ as it applie...

  

Recycling of Plastic Thermoformed Articles

Posted on 9/19/2013 3:00:47 PM. By Jeff Timm

Much has been written in this packaging blog about end-of-life options for materials used in packaging; compostability, biodegradation, w...

  

Plastic Bag / Film Recycling – Getting More Attention & Results Everyday

Posted on 8/15/2013 5:10:34 PM. By Jeff Timm

Plastic, bag and recycling are three words that until recently were never written together.  The word ‘ban’ is usually u...