Geämi delivers a green alternative to bubble wrap

  Anyone who’s shipped a package knows that bubble wrap, which has been around since 1960, is the standard for protecting fragile objects from damage.   But being a petroleum-based product, it and its cousin packing peanuts, have drawbacks, including being a hassle to deal with.   A lot of customers want to get away from the […]

Online shopping is choking our landfills when we could recycle better

Last week’s news about Amazon purchasing Whole Foods has left consumers in a tizzy. On the one hand, it will make high quality food even more accessible. On the other hand, as is always the case, it presents new problems to be addressed. One of these issues centers around the proliferation of shipping boxes. Americans […]

Packaging goes green – with mushrooms

Think packaging and chances are bubble wrap comes to mind. There are other, greener alternatives on the market, including Geami, a honeycomb-looking, paper-based wrapping that’s an effective choice. But a new, more natural option has hit the market that might just capture your imagination.

A green 2010-2011 (Part 2) – innovative packaging and supporting our schools

Now that we’re fully into 2011, there are a couple of green stories from 2010 to still take note of. Last year saw amazing innovations, particularly in green packaging and ways to support our public schools  Here then are my picks.