More and more corporations are recognizing the unique sustainable features of paper-based products.
Phil Riebel, President, Two Sides North America06.12.18
The theme for this years’ United Nations World Environment Day is “Beating Plastic Pollution.” Coincidentally, the feature article and cover of the June 2018 issue of National Geographic magazine is entitled “Planet or Plastic.”
Such environmental concerns related to plastic has caused an increasing number of companies to seek alternatives with more favorable environmental features, such as paper and paper-based packaging.
McDonald's in the U.K. is testing the use of biodegradable paper straws to replace plastic straws to see how people respond to the change. As the U.K. moves to ban all sales of single-use plastics such as straws as early as 2019, finding a suitable alternative has become urgent.
The company Boxed Water has focused its product marketing (“Boxed Water is Better”) on its paper-based containers to counter the negative news about the environmental impact of plastic bottles. Th
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