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Waste Week was held June 17th to June 20th 2019.  Waste Week was meant to raise awareness in pursuit of the goal and provide a forum for all employees to learn and voice ideas.

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An explanation into the difference between bioplastics and other packaging materials used by CVB

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A summary of my week at the Sustainable Packaging Coalition Spring Event at the beginning of April

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What is Single-Use Plastics Anyway? “Single-use” is The Collins Dictionary 2018 word of the year.  A popular definition and one in the 2018 UN Environment report defines single-use plastics as “plastic intended to be used only once before they are thrown away or recycled.”   The inference is single-use plastic s items can be eliminated and/or …

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In 2018, our blog post “Circular Economy: Re Options” briefly outlined the various options available to the consumer at the end of a products life:   Reduce,  Reuse, Repair, Remanufacture and Recycle.   The focus of the blog was on recycling plastic bags which is the product we make.  The blog added the “Request” “Re” at the …

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What is sustainability? Prior to 2018, I naively viewed the term as a buzz word meaning something to do with being “green”. Solar, wind, recycle, organic, all natural, compostable, sustainability etc all representing a “green” movement. I lumped them all into one theme out of ease and laziness. I viewed the term as something that was either too large to act upon or too small to consider. My perspective has changed.

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“Request” May Be A Key “Re” To A More Circular Packaging Economy The “Re” words are prominent in the sustainable movement and key to a move toward a more circular economy.   In brief: Reduce: Use less whenever possible Reuse: Keep existing products in use longer Repair: Continue use of product through minor repairs and module …

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Harvard University Executive Education on Sustainability In June of 2018, I applied to the Harvard’s Executive Education for Sustainability Leadership program. The program is a 5 day educational event at Harvard University on sustainability and how to incorporate it into organizations. When I was accepted into the program, excitement to be exposed to this level …

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I was honored to have attended the European Plastic Converters (EuPC) Conference “Plastic Packaging and the EU Plastics Strategy” on Sept 25 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. I cannot thank the people from the EuPC enough for the invite and hospitality. The conference was the end to a quest that began this past winter. In January …

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Compostable bags take a different track to Sustainability All organic matter will eventually biodegrade including plastic made from fossil fuels. However, the time-frames organic matter biodegrades varies on an exponential scale. The term biodegradable is essentially meaningless without being tied to a specified time-scale and environment. This is a major reason the term “biodegradable” is …

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