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NEW! Sealed Air Guide to Sustainable Packaging

Our definition of sustainable packaging starts by considering all stages of the packaging lifecycle, and then using credible science and data as the means to support our claims. Download this guide to help you identify the five primary elements of the packaging lifecycle, outline the sustainability benefits of each, and see examples of our packaging solutions that align with every step. 

Packaging Materials That Make a Difference


Adding paper to your fulfillment operation is a great choice for recyclability, but what will it to do your freight costs or damage rates? Our Essential Guide to Paper Packaging outlines some of the most important things to consider when making the switch.

 

Food packaging trays made from PET, PP or recycled PET for use with overwrap, MAP, and vacuum skin packaging. This unique line of trays has been qualified for  use of the How2Recycle "check locally" label in U.S.

Reduce food and packaging waste with these curbside-recyclable box liners that protect temperature-sensitive and perishable goods in transit for up to 48 hours. Made 100% of paper, it's a great, sustainable packaging solution for direct-to-consumer foods, meals, and phamaceuticals.

Now available in Europe and the United Kingdom, CRYOVAC® brand recycle-ready shrink bags and shrinkable rollstock. Certified to align with APR and PRE standards, these materials are proven compatible with RIC4 recycling streams based on local availability.

Why Packaging Performance Matters


Ten years ago, buying a toilet or a TV usually meant a trip to a home improvement or electronics store. Not anymore. Learn what's changing as you make the move to ship direct-to-consumer. 

This new case study outlines how AUTOBAG® brand high-speed, automated bagging and printing systems helped Fanatics sports apparel and fan gear e-tailer process 5X more volume to keep pace with peak season demand.

 

Traditional metal cans, plastic jugs, and glass jars costs you more than you may realize. You’ve heard that flexible packaging can be good for business — now take a look and why it's good for your environmental profile as well. 

Case-ready packaging helps you move product to shelves quickly and provides shelf life up to 2X longer than meats that sit in the full-service counter. And with leakproof seals and freezer-readiness shoppers are taking notice.

Making the World Better


Watch this video to see how a customizable PUR foam solution helped Chill-pak quickly develop shippers for COVID-19 vaccines with less reliance on coolant while and an improved thermal performance versus traditional temperature assurance shippers. 

How do you define recyclability and what types of claims work on packaging? Getting it right is easier than you think - but it pays to follow the rules. This article outlines some things you'll want to consider when making a change.

For complex structures like most of our food packaging, lab testing is critically important to determine recycle stream compatibility. Learn more about why we invested in building our own lab and why we follow APR and PRE protocols. 

Download our Automation Insight Guide to learn what signs may indicate it's time to consider a more automated packaging line. From timing to cost to environmental footprint, here are the things you need to know.