December 10th, 2010
Looking to buy greener products? Sometimes what distinguishes an item as green is its packaging.
This is why wine makers are putting their vino into larger containers that come in boxes (with recyclable plastic linings), which saves on shipping costs and landfill space, and why many pizza makers have gone to plain cardboard boxes that no longer use the wax coating that released harmful PBEs when hot.
Here are two new packaging breakthroughs to look for at the grocery: