Sustainability

By Josh Bond · October 10, 2017
Amid a record-setting drought, the company met sustainability and productivity goals. Warehouse Sustainability, Green Warehouse, LEED Certified Warehouse Solutions
By MMH Staff · September 6, 2017
Winners to present their submissions at Pack Expo 2017 RPA Reusable Packaging Learning Center | Tuesday, September 26, 2017 | 2:30 pm PDT
By MMH Staff · August 29, 2017
The BioPreferred Program was developed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to help showcase sustainable products and promote use of renewable agricultural resources.
By MMH Staff · August 16, 2017
Villa brings more than 20 years of automation experience in sales management and global business management roles in Brazil, Mexico and the United States.
By John D. Schulz · August 3, 2017
BMW’s collaboration with South Carolina Ports and Norfolk Southern creates a unique intermodal solution that eliminates truck moves, improves its sustainability efforts and subsequently spurs manufacturing efficiently in a growing region.
By MMH Staff · August 1, 2017
Walmart to expand use of hydrogen fuel cells in its distribution center material handling fleet by $80 million.
By MMH Staff · July 25, 2017
Recognized and referenced by more than 400 codes, rating systems, and procurement policies worldwide, the GREENGUARD Certification requires that products meet some of the world’s most rigorous and comprehensive limits for low emissions of volatile organic compounds into indoor environments.
By MMH Staff · June 28, 2017
Simulation to showcase automated last-mile packaging distribution.
By MMH Staff · June 26, 2017
Corrugated container recovery, increased usage of renewable, carbon-neutral energy and decreased overall use of fossil fuels contribute to 35% reduction of greenhouse gases between 2006 and 2014.
By MMH Staff · June 7, 2017
Education, networking and entertainment options outlined for Pack Expo and co-located Healthcare Packaging Expo.
By Jeff Berman · June 6, 2017
Taking steps to cut greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from its supply chain, retail giant Walmart recently announced it has rolled out an initiative, entitled Project Gigaton, which is geared towards helping the company achieve its goal of eliminating 1 gigaton, or 1 billion tons, of emissions from its supply chain by 2030.
By Jeff Berman · June 2, 2017
To say this is the hot topic of the day would be a vast understatement. But we already knew that. Another thing that is quickly known and observed is that this move has raised a tremendous amount of tension and ire in an already highly-polarizing political environment.
By Jeff Berman · May 31, 2017
With much on the line as it relates to the United States’ role in lowering global carbon emissions, various media reports coming out today are indicating that the U.S. is pulling out of The Paris Agreement by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC).
By MMH Staff · May 24, 2017
Data shared yesterday at the Sustainable Brands 2017 conference by Brambles, CHEP’s parent company, demonstrates the possibilities for zero waste and zero emissions economies.
By Jeff Berman · May 18, 2017
While President Trump and Administration officials have not made their intentions clear in regards to the United States remaining in the Paris Agreement, a large faction of well-known companies have made it very clear they want to remain part of it.

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