Sustainability

<p>Prismatic lenses for skylights disperse natural sunlight into a facility more effectively. Combined with photocell sensors on high efficiency lights, such “daylighting” technology can cut lighting costs dramatically.</p> By Sarah · February 1, 2014
Warehouse and distribution center construction is making a comeback—and so is the desire to get back to green. Our facility design experts offer their take on the evolving benefits and share why sustainable design holds more value than ever.
By MMH Staff · January 27, 2014
This is the The Reusable Packaging Association's (RPA) largest board ever and includes members from two end-user companies, The Kroger Company and Herman Miller.
By LM Staff · January 27, 2014
Seaports across the nation are confronting one similar challenge: how to develop a sustainable strategy for distributing dredged materials.
By Patrick Burnson · January 21, 2014
Surplus oil production capacity cushions oil prices from surging demand and unplanned outages or other disruptions in oil production and delivery, notes Derik Andreoli, Ph.D.c., senior analyst at Mercator International LLC.
By MMH Staff · October 16, 2013
Shurtape compiles statistics depicting changes in the packaging industry, including a 51% increase in paper recovery since 1990.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2013
Custom lighting designer reduces damage and costs with compostable loose fill.
By MMH Staff · October 1, 2013
Packsize obtains rights to market the high-volume Freebox automated packaging system, extending its ability to meet the labor-intensive demands of the fulfillment sector worldwide.
By MMH Staff · September 26, 2013
Company reduced costs, storage space, and material handling in manufacturing and assembly.
By MMH Staff · September 4, 2013
Forum recognizes original and actionable innovations that have the potential to transform the recycling industry.
By Sara Pearson Specter · September 1, 2013
Modern asked a group of packaging experts to take a peek at new developments in secondary packaging for transport and shipping and see which innovations might hold promise for improving the best practices of tomorrow.
By MMH Staff · August 12, 2013
Partnership brings demand management to industrial facilities.
By MMH Staff · August 7, 2013
New report offers strategies business, government, nonprofits and the financial community can use to boost life cycle energy efficiency.
By MMH Staff · July 11, 2013
CPA executive director says the alliance is working on a comparative study to be released later this year.
By MMH Staff · July 3, 2013
RPCs reduce solid waste and use less water and energy across produce applications
By Sara Pearson Specter · July 1, 2013
In addition to minimizing packaging, corner protectors enable pallet loads to be stacked two-high in a trailer, more efficiently filling out the cube.

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