Eco-Friendly

What Minnesota's PFAS Food Packaging Ban Entails
December 18, 2023 at 10:55 am

Minnesota is the latest state to pass legislation relating to PFAS chemicals. The new law, which will take effect on Jan. 1, 2024, outlaws food packaging where PFAS chemicals were deliberately added.

AAA Innovations Encourages Distributors to Add A Splash of Color to their Promos with Free 4CP Decoration on Bags, Zero Run Charges
December 11, 2023 at 10:05 am

AAA Innovations, Norwood, NJ, introduces full color decoration on all its Satchels New York bags at no additional costs. Moving forward, the company has eliminated additional run charges for one-, two-, three-, or four-color process printing on all of its bags. As of today, distributors can offer eco-friendly bags at even greater savings. Key Features…

PRINTING United Session Tackles Environmentalism in the Promo Space
October 19, 2023 at 6:19 am

As buying habits are skewing greener and greener, especially as younger generations age into being the primary targeted end-user demographics. Millennials and Gen Zers want products that they can feel good about using. For suppliers, decorators, and distributors, it's crucial to learn about how your product offerings can be more environmentally friendly. A session yesterday…

Koozie Group Becomes Carbon Neutral on Two Emissions Scopes
September 11, 2023 at 10:49 am

Koozie Group and its sister company, IMAGEN Brands, announced that they have achieved CarbonNeutral company certification in accordance with the CarbonNeutral Protocol, the leading global framework for carbon neutrality.

Starline Announces Transition to Solar Energy
August 25, 2023 at 7:00 am

Starline, Grand Island, NY, announced its transition to 100% solar energy in a new partnership with a community solar farm. The announcement marks a milestone in the company’s ongoing sustainability efforts toward reducing carbon emissions. “Our mission at Starline is to be a true partner to our distributors, and that goes beyond products and service,”…

Qatar World Cup Banners and Signage Recycled for Packaging, Other Materials
August 23, 2023 at 10:42 am

A total of 173 metric tons (about 381,400 lbs.) of promotional items like polyester wraps, banners, and fence coverings from the Qatar World Cup are being recycled through a partnership with Saudi Top Plastics. The materials will reportedly be turned into plastic pellets for products like tape and packaging.