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April 27, 2011

Procter & Gamble’s Pantene hair care brand has started producing its new shampoo and conditioner bottles made primarily from plant-based plastic.

CINCINNATI — Procter & Gamble’s Pantene hair care brand has started producing its new shampoo and conditioner bottles made primarily from plant-based plastic.

This material — a first for the hair care industry — is made from sugar cane and will be featured on the Pantene Pro-V Nature Fusion collection. The new bottles initially will be launching in Western Europe with expansion plans to the rest of the world over the next two years.

October 17, 2010

Clear Lam Packaging has developed a new plastic derived from plants to be used as...

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill. Clear Lam Packaging has developed a new plastic derived from plants to be used as packaging for products from Stonyfield Farm.

Stonyfield Farm's yogurt multipacks now feature the new packaging, which uses 93% renewable resources, primarily plant-based Ingeo PLA (polylactic acid), Clear Lam Packaging said. The new packaging is being used for every Stonyfield Farm multipack yogurt cup, including YoBaby, YoToddler and YoKids, as well as BHealthy, B-Well, Probiotic and O’Soy.

 

September 12, 2010

Sustainable packaging increasingly is gaining attention and, according to research, is projected to nearly double...

CINCINNATI — Sustainable packaging increasingly is gaining attention and, according to research, is projected to nearly double in revenues in the coming years. So Procter & Gamble is right on trend with its plan to use renewable, sustainable, sugarcane-derived plastic on select packaging of its Pantene Pro-V, CoverGirl and Max Factor brands.

The pilot will be rolled out globally over the next two years, with the first products slated to be on shelf in 2011.

August 11, 2010

Procter & Gamble has announced plans to use renewable, sustainable, sugarcane-derived plastic on select packaging...