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So much for the paperless house!

(12 March 2015) You’ve heard of the paperless office. What about the paperless house? Not going to happen, at least, not anytime soon.
The weight of paper entering our homes these days is only slightly less than it was 10 years ago.
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Food scientist warns retailers that live bacteria on crates is like a “smoking gun”

(03 March 2015) A third independent scientific study has raised concerns about re-using plastic crates to deliver fresh produce to retailers. This time it’s from the Center for Food Safety at the University of Arkansas. Read the rest of the post here…

It’s not as simple as re-use versus recycling

(12 February 2015) The battle between the corrugated box and the plastic crate industries for market share in the fresh produce sector has traditionally been fought on both economic and environmental grounds. Read the rest of the post here…

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Upstream misses the boat – part 2

(23 June 2014) There are two things that bug us about the recent packaging campaign launched by US-based environmental group, Upstream: its misleading use of data (outlined in an earlier blog) and its superficial and one-sided view of how the paper packaging industries in both Canada and the United States work..Read the rest of the post here…

Upstream misses the boat

(07 June 2014) There’s no question that the folks at the US-based environmental group, Upstream, have their hearts in the right place. We just wish they would get all of their facts straight.Read the rest of the post here…