The Purpose of Packaging

Whether we realize it or not, packaging has become so engrained in our daily lives that it almost becomes invisible. If I’m being honest – I never really gave any of it much thought until I had the opportunity…

Practice Makes Sustainability

Balance is a tricky thing to master, with ever changing priorities and hectic schedules – teetering between success and a misstep just seems inevitable. The same could be said when it comes to living a more sustainable lifestyle…

Podcast Corner – Podcasts You Should be Listening to

Do you want to learn more about sustainability, but are not sure where to start? Do you know a good amount about sustainability already, but are always looking for what’s new? Do you care about sustainability, but don’t have time to sit down and read up on the latest sustainability topics?

Houston, We Have a Solution!

When Orora decided to consolidate two separate business entities into one centralized Houston facility, it presented a unique opportunity for sustainable design.

When Life Gives You Surfboards

The proverbial phrase “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade” was first coined by writer Elbert Hubbard in 1915 and has since been used as an encouraging response to difficulties big and small.

The Future of Fabric

When thinking about sustainability, one area of opportunity that is often missed is marketing. When it comes to the visual communications we use, whether it’s retail tags, store signage, or fabric graphics, we must put on our sustainability glasses to really make an impact.

Getting into the Loop

The culture of convenience has led to the prevalence of single-use products around the world. Unfortunately, only about 5% of single use plastics ever end up being recycled, meaning as much as 95% will wind up landfills, incinerators or our oceans.

Care to Compost: Lomi

Over 108 billion pounds of food goes to waste every year in the United States, with the vast majority of it winding up in landfills. Adding waste to a landfill has detrimental impacts on our environment, but when food ends up in landfills, it generates methane, a potent greenhouse gas.