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Walmart sets goal for zero emissions by 2040

Walmart plans to achieve zero emissions and engage in a massive conservation effort in the next two decades on its journey to becoming a regenerative company.

Genera aims to use local crops in sustainable packaging

Working with farmers in Tennessee, Genera is contracting switchgrass and biomass sorghum as inputs to create compostable, sustainable packaging when its manufacturing facility comes online later this year.

Produce industry adapts, works toward reducing packaging materials

Using fewer materials in packaging for fresh produce costs less in dollars as well as environmental impact, marketers say.

Eco-friendly produce packaging, waste reduction are good business

Sustainability is more than a commitment; it’s a statement, marketers say. Companies are communicating with customers and consumers about sustainable/environmentally conscious practices, they note.

Longer shelf life curbs needless waste, marketers say

While package makers focus on minimizing waste that ends up in landfills, they’re also mindful to minimize biodegradable waste by developing bags, clamshells and boxes that protect product shelf life, marketers say.

Study examines sustainable eating

A new survey published by Forager reveals that 29% of consumers want to eat more sustainably.

Fruit Logistica report examines sustainability

With a focus on sustainability, the Fruit Logistica Trend Report for 2020 suggests several ways the fruit and vegetable industry can help both people and the planet in years to come. 

Packaging experts aim for sustainability, improvements

Packaging priorities can often depend on what a produce company wants to accomplish, according to Eva Almenar.

Sustainability ‘just good business’ for Limoneira

Sustainability is nothing new for Limoneira Co., the Santa Paula, Calif.-based citrus and avocado grower-shipper.