Higher recycling rates, lower CO2 emissions and commercialisation of the world’s first 100% bio-based carton mark a successful year on several fronts
March 16, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Tetra Pak made further progress towards its 2020 environmental goals during 2014, passing several important milestones in its journey to develop sustainable products, reduce the environmental footprint of the value chain and increase recycling.
Sustainable business strategies seem to be the focus of customer companies today, and companies will continue to move forward with full integration across their supply chains in response to the resource crunch. Here are the top three trends for 2015.
For food and beverage manufacturers and packagers, 2015 can be a time to make changes that truly make a difference to their bottom lines. It will require them to be mindful of six important trends in sustainable packaging and supply chains.
DENTON, Texas, Feb. 24, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Tetra Pak Inc. today announced the company is joining Conservation International’s Business and Sustainability Council (BSC), a forum of like-minded companies who are collaboratively seeking the most effective way to address the pressing environmental challenges we face. BSC members include influential corporations across a range of industries, representing global revenues greater than US$ 2.2 trillion and nearly 4 million employees.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, February 18, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Tetra Pak can now supply Forest Stewardship Council™ (FSC™) labelled packages from anywhere in the world, having received FSC Chain of Custody (CoC) certification for all of its converting plants and market companies. It represents one of FSC’s largest multi-site certifications, covering a total of 92 facilities worldwide.
Multinationals like Coca Cola, Interface and others are making public commitments to ramp up their sustainability efforts across the supply chain in response to escalating consumer pressure, the “compliance” squeeze and a desire to improve efficiency and reduce costs.
January 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Finnish dairy producer, Valio, becomes the first company in the world to sell products to consumers in carton packaging made entirely from plant-based materials. Consumers are able to buy these packages at retail shops in Finland from this week.
December 12, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Tetra Pak, the world leader in food processing and packaging solutions, has launched a new Environmental Benchmarking Service to help food and beverage companies assess the environmental performance of their production operations, and to identify opportunities for improvement.