Sustainability pervades Pack Expo competition; as does plastics

10/11/2010

The 10 finalists in the Pack Expo Selects competition offer a variety of approaches to sustainability, many of them featuring waste reduction, yet almost all of them are made entirely or mostly of plastics. You can check them out and vote for your favorite online or at the show.

The packages competing for the Pack Expo Selects award that will be given at the Pack Expo show in Chicago's McCormick Place (Oct. 31-Nov. 3) are worth more than a second look. As Charles Yuska, CEO of PMMI, the show's producer, notes, "Some of the finalist packages tout lighter weights as a way to reduce transportation needs, and therefore costs and emissions; others are reusable by consumers. One even provides a way for consumers to recycle their toothbrushes."...
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