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Custom Project was a Big Hit!

Custom Project was a Big Hit!

This was a custom project that Andy Smith from Empire EMCO did with Pellicano Foods.   Bills Mafia Sauce!  This launched yesterday 8/23/2021 and is already sold out in most stores.  112M Bottles!   This is exclusive to Wegmans, and all the proceeds go towards the...

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How2Recycle

How2Recycle

A Cleaner World Starts With Us How2Recycle is a standardized labeling system that clearly communicates recycling instructions to the public. It involves a coalition of forward-thinking brands who want their packaging to be recycled and are empowering consumers through...

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After 90 years of polystyrene, what lies ahead?

After 90 years of polystyrene, what lies ahead?

It has been 90 years since the first ready-to-use polystyrene was invented. Throughout its existence, polystyrene has enabled innovations in industries including health care, construction, food packaging and more. But what developments still lie ahead in the next 90...

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Would Your Prefer a Plastic Tax or More Attacks?

Would Your Prefer a Plastic Tax or More Attacks?

One thing that's going to be needed to fix plastics recycling in the United States is money, and lots of it. A recent report from the industry-funded Recycling Partnership estimates that $17 billion over five years could make big improvements, including $4 billion...

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Record lead times for materials and supplies

Record lead times for materials and supplies

Supply Lines Long Delivery Times, Scarce Materials Stoke Producer Inflation  Inflation continues to brew in America’s industrial heartland as growing materials shortages cascade into record-long delivery times and leave manufacturers struggling to keep pace with an...

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The ‘infinite’ Plastic Recycling Plant

The ‘infinite’ Plastic Recycling Plant

The way we normally recycle plastics is a downward spiral of waste and degraded materials, but there is another option – turning plastic back into the oil it was made from. There is one man-made material that you can find in the earth, the air and in the deepest ocean...

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Rethinking Sustainability Buzzwords

Rethinking Sustainability Buzzwords

Rethinking Sustainability Buzzwords And finally, as we move past Earth Day 2021, how about a rethink around sustainability buzzwords? Conde Nast beauty industry media outlet Allure is pledging to change the labels it uses around...

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