packaging

Packaging and food waste

Packaging and food waste

Given that nearly 60% of the food produced in Canada gets discarded, and food production accounts for a third of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions,…
Plastic is fantastic… Part Two

Plastic is fantastic… Part Two

  We saw in Part One what the different numbers written on most plastic containers mean. We concluded that it was clear that plastics could…
RESPAK: Packaging just got better

RESPAK: Packaging just got better

- The food industry uses packaging made from a variety of materials, including plastic, cardboard, polystyrene, and I could go on. Did you know? Across…
Is polystyrene foam the real enemy?

Is polystyrene foam the real enemy?

Polystyrene foam, a “bad” plastic in popular belief, is used in many forms. From food containers to protective packaging, profiled forms, portable coolers, thermal insulation…