Packaging – Canopy

Category: Packaging

188 global groups say it’s time to ‘make the throw-away go away’

Before the 1950s and 60s, the majority of the products we produced and consumed were built to last. Milk bottles made of glass were returned and sterilized for re-use, restaurants offered ceramic plates and stainless-steel cutlery and the plastic bag was yet to be invented. But since then, as technology progressed we have developed an … Continued

Single Use to Systems Change

From Single Use to Systems Change: A Call to Action  Our planet is fragile, and experiencing a dual crisis of runaway climate change and unprecedented biodiversity loss. Global temperature rise may already have passed a point of no return due to escalating CO2 levels in the Earth’s atmosphere, and the decline and loss of species … Continued

188 Environmental Groups Call for an end to Single Use Products, as the United Nations Environment Assembly gets set to discuss sustainability

Make “throwaway go away” if you care about the planet, groups say   For Immediate Release: February 17, 2021 – As government representatives from 193 countries prepare to discuss “Strengthening Actions for Nature”[1], 188 environmental groups from around the world are calling on them to change the systems that support production of polluting single-use products. … Continued

Are you ready to play The Box is Right?

With the holiday season looming, there is an even higher demand for paper packaging. That means more Ancient and Endangered Forests could be destroyed to make boxes. Canopy is working with companies around the world through our Pack4Good initiative to ensure our world’s Ancient and Endangered Forests do not end up on your doorstep. Come … Continued

Just ahead of Black Friday, 22 Brands Sign On to Pack4Good

Brands take action on packaging as Black Friday looms Three billion trees cut down every year for paper packaging FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 24, 2020, Vancouver – Three days before Black Friday – the globe’s second largest shopping day – 22 brands including beauty brands Lush Cosmetics (North America), Beauty Kitchen and LOLI, fashion brands Stitch … Continued

About the Pack4Good brands – November 24, 2020

About Beauty Kitchen Beauty Kitchen are on a mission to create the most natural, effective and sustainable beauty products in the world. Together with new ways of thinking, they believe in truly paving the way for a sustainable future by making small changes, with big impact. To do this Beauty Kitchen lead with sustainable innovation, … Continued

Survival: a pulp thriller (the video)

“What do you say? Want to be part of the mission to save the planet?” The chips are stacked against them. Peril stands at every corner and planetary health hangs by a thread. It looks dark but, wait, is that light on the horizon? Just in time for Halloween, Canopy has a heart-thumping thriller for … Continued

Pack4Good Campaign Adds 11 New Companies

Global Companies Join Initiative to Tackle Growing Packaging Problem   June 10, 2020: Global — The surge in on-line shopping arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, and the massive amount of packaging it entails, has brought to light the already substantial impact of paper-based packaging on the world’s forests, wildlife and climate. To address this issue … Continued

Canopy’s EcoPaper Database Updated and Expanded for 2020

GLOBAL EXPANSION OF CANOPY’S ECOPAPER DATABASE RESULTS IN RECORD NUMBER OF LISTINGS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 25, 2020. As more companies search for ways to minimize their impact on the Earth’s resources, and meet market demand for more sustainable paper and packaging, Canopy is thrilled to release the updated EcoPaper Database for 2020. The new … Continued

Apparel Giant PVH Corp. Partners with Canopy to Transform its Packaging and Viscose Supply Chains

Thursday, December 12, 2019, Vancouver and New York City: As global leaders gather at COP25 to determine the next steps in tackling the climate crisis, one of the world’s largest fashion companies, PVH Corp., is taking concrete action to mitigate its impacts on the world’s forests and climate. The parent company of iconic brands like … Continued

What’s In the Box? Part 1

Market pulp. This may be one of the least sexy commodities in the world, but it goes into making the paper boxes that sexier goods like clothing and electronics are shipped in, that your milk and juice cartons are made with, that take-out food gets served in and that your cosmetics and pharmaceuticals come packaged … Continued

Packaging Zeitgeist Expands to World’s Endangered Forests and Climate

New Global Initiative Launched to Reduce Packaging’s Heavy Footprint on Forests, Species and Climate Greensboro, London, Los Angeles, Singapore, Stockholm and Vancouver, October 1st, 2019– New research has found that roughly three billion trees disappear into packaging every year. This sourcing practice leaves in its wake a trail of deforestation, degraded forest ecosystems, threatened species, and … Continued

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