During 2019 in the US, approximately 136.1 billion dollars of food was produced by American farmers, much of which was wasted due to spoilage. An estimated 30-40 percent of food is said to be wasted in the United States. Food is purchased and stored in the fridge or pantry, but consumers end up throwing items […]Read More How Vacuum Sealing Reduces Food Waste
It’s always so exciting to unwrap holiday packaging from loved ones during the holidays. But, there’s one not so exciting side effect: waste. During the month of December, there’s more waste from holiday gift packages than any other time of year. While a holiday care package is a wonderful thing to receive, it might not be […]Read More How to Dispose of Holiday Packaging
In 2019, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) projected a 40% increase in plastic pollution over the next decade. Notably, the WWF calculated this projection before the coronavirus pandemic. Since the pandemic began, plastic pollution has increased exponentially. Experts warn that this increase may leave lasting environmental consequences long after the pandemic subsides. So what can you do to reduce […]Read More How to Reduce Packaging Waste During the Coronavirus
COVID-19 disrupted lives and business operations overnight. Health and safety protocols have never been more critical for industries around the globe. The pandemic has forced millions of people into quarantine. Still, the impact of COVID-19 on commercial packaging will have a lasting effect on consumers and businesses long after stay-at-home orders have been lifted. Have […]Read More 4 Ways Coronavirus Has Changed Packaging Policies
Package deliveries during the coronavirus have increased exponentially. People are shopping online, and deliveries for consumable products, retail products, supplies, and more have increased to holiday shopping levels every day. The increased levels of package deliveries have led to surcharges and some delays. Drivers are working longer hours and making more daily stops. The increase […]Read More Package Delivery is Booming – 6 Resources Confirming Deliveries are On the Rise
During the COVID-19 pandemic and quarantine, it is helpful to know which food items sold at the store are packaged for longevity. Food preservation is achieved by either killing or slowing down the growth of microorganisms like bacteria and mold, by applying heat, drying, refrigerating or freezing, reducing of pH, controlling oxygen and carbon dioxide […]Read More 5 Store Bought Items Packaged to Last During the Coronavirus
Amid the spread of the novel coronavirus and the COVID-19 disease, the number of bad news can be overwhelming. Thankfully we have also seen positive and encouraging responses from companies across the United States. We wanted to take time and recognize some American Companies helping during the Coronavirus Pandemic. Below are a few companies doing […]Read More 25 Companies Helping During the COVID-19 Pandemic
As the novel coronavirus spreads throughout the world, multitudes of people have had to stay at home. Many people are placing orders online for delivery to avoid public areas. Whether ordering household supplies or takeout food, two questions remain; Can I get infected by handling or touching the surface of the package? Can I get […]Read More Can You Get Coronavirus From Deliveries?