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The Overlooked Impact of Secondary and Tertiary Packaging

Sustainability has become a prominent focus in recent times, a topic we've discussed extensively in our published articles. Recognizing the importance of eco-friendly initiatives, businesses are now closely examining their practices. Despite some progress, particularly in addressing issues like plastic pollution, it's evident that the industry, as a whole, is not moving as swiftly on the path to sustainability…

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Damaged Products and Sustainable Packaging Choices

Unveiling the Hidden Impact In the world of supply chain management, where efficiency and cost-effectiveness are paramount, the issue of damaged products during transit often takes a backseat. The repercussions of damaged items, however, extend beyond the immediate financial loss, impacting the environment and your sustainability goals.  Let’s discuss the often-overlooked connection between damaged…

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How Can Packaging Costs Be Reduced?

Strategies for Reducing Packaging Costs with Group O In today's business landscape, cost reduction and sustainability have become top priorities for companies across industries. Reducing packaging costs is a critical aspect of achieving these objectives. At Group O, we understand the challenges that businesses face when it comes to optimizing operations and minimizing expenses.  That's why our Packaging…

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Understanding the Difference Between PCR and PIR Materials

In the ever-evolving landscape of sustainability, businesses are increasingly adopting environmentally friendly practices to reduce their carbon footprint. One significant aspect of this movement involves the use of recycled materials in manufacturing. Two commonly used terms in this context are PCR (Post Consumer Recycled) and PIR (Post Industrial Recycled) materials.…

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Understanding PCR and PIR Materials
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What is C2C Cradle to Cradle

Transforming Business and Sustainability In today's rapidly changing world, sustainability is more than just a buzzword; it's a necessity. Companies worldwide are reevaluating their practices and exploring innovative approaches to minimize their environmental footprint. Cradle to Cradle, often abbreviated as C2C, is one such approach that is gaining momentum.  We are going to look…

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The Top 10 Packaging Trends for 2024

Packaging materials have come a long way from their humble origins as a means to protect and transport goods. While these factors are still as important today as they have always been, there are new trends to consider to take your packaging to the next level.  In 2024, packaging continues to evolve, influenced by technological advancements, consumer preferences, and the pressing need…

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4 Ways to Optimize Packaging for Efficient Transportation

A Guide to Cost Savings Efficient transportation is crucial in today's globalized world, where goods are constantly on the move. One key aspect of enhancing transportation efficiency is optimizing packaging.  Packaging optimization involves assessing various factors such as package weight, empty space, design for distribution, and choosing the right mode of transport. By focusing on these elements,…

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How Do I Find a Co-Packer?

A Guide to Streamlining Your Production Process In today's fast-paced business landscape, many companies are realizing the benefits of outsourcing certain aspects of their production processes.  One such solution that has gained prominence in various industries is contract packaging, commonly known as co-packing. Co-packers are specialized firms that offer their services to businesses…

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How do I find a co-packer?
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Let’s Talk About Child-Safe & Child-Resistant Packaging

It’s Child Safety and Protection Month and There is No Better Time to Talk about Packaging to Keep Kids Safer. November is celebrated as "Child Safety and Protection Month," a time dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of safeguarding our most vulnerable members of society—our children. Ensuring that products and packaging are child-safe is a major concern for businesses,…

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The Carbon Footprint of Plastic Packaging

Plastic Constitutes a Significant Environmental Pollutant Plastic is a major pollutant on Earth and has a larger carbon footprint than other packaging materials. In fact, manufacturing one pound of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastic emits three pounds of carbon dioxide.  It’s not simply the plastic itself that contributes to such a large carbon footprint. It is an extremely carbon intensive…

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Carbon Footprint of Packaging Materials