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Food Waste – Can Packaging Solve the Problem?

Posted on 6/19/2013 4:17:38 PM. By Jeff Timm

At the recent Adhesives & Sealant Council (ASC) Spring Convention, Atlanta, GA I presented a paper on Game-changing Trends in the Pac...

  

How Well Do Packages Convey Their Own End-of-Life Message?

Posted on 6/7/2013 1:32:32 PM. By Jeff Timm

Much has been written about consumer and business–to–business confusion surrounding end-of-life (EOL) options when one is fin...

  

Packaging Recycling Update – How2Recycle Labels & Plastic Bottle Full-Wrap Shrink Labels

Posted on 5/23/2013 7:59:25 PM. By Jeff Timm

It has been a busy month on the packaging recycling front with some significant new updates occurring on topics discussed in my previous ...

  

New Guidelines for Sustainable Paper Products

Posted on 4/26/2013 3:05:40 PM. By Jeff Timm

Most of my prior www.adhesives.org “Packaging Blogs” that have discussed sustainability issues in the world of packaging hav...

  

The Packaging ‘Environmental Impact’ Discussion Moves to the Mainstream, But Still Causes Confusion

Posted on 4/16/2013 6:54:13 PM. By Jeff Timm

In the world today one cannot escape the mention of environmental impact, green, sustainability and other such terms in almost every pack...

  

ASC Packaging Blog – Summary of Recent Important Packaging Updates

Posted on 3/20/2013 7:40:08 PM. By Jeff Timm

Much has recently occurred in the packaging market that updates and adds more information to some of my previous adhesives.org ASC Pack...

  

New ISO Global Packaging Standards & ASTM E60 Committee on Sustainability

Posted on 3/5/2013 7:19:12 PM. By Jeff Timm

In my whole career with packaging, I have learned about and employed what I call the ‘packaging mantra’ or the six ‘R&r...

  

Canadian Plastic Recycling

Posted on 2/25/2013 2:40:26 PM. By Jeff Timm

The Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) recently reported in December, 2012 that post-consumer1 plastic recycled in Canada incr...

  

New Plastic Packaging Recycling Activity

Posted on 2/19/2013 3:55:17 PM. By Jeff Timm

Before discussing recent recycling activity in the packaging market, I want to remind readers of adhesive.org Packaging Blog that my posi...

  

Adhesives & Biobased Technologies

Posted on 1/24/2013 4:55:24 PM. By Jeff Timm

Wow...last week saw one of the first real major breakthroughs in the movement to renewable biobased materials usage in adhesives.  A...