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Returnable Containers

Slide Pack System for Automotive Parts

Returnable containers are used in a variety industries including Automotive, Aerospace, Electronics, Retail, Fulfillment, and General Manufacturing.  Both reusable and expendable dunnage systems are used within standard returnable containers such as totes, bulk containers, and pallets.  Primary benefits include minimization

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Seattle Plastic Bag Ban | Like it or not… Here it is!

Seattle’s ban on plastic shopping bags started effective July 1, 2012.  Retailers within the Seattle city limit can no longer offer plastic bags to customers  (except for meat, produce, and bulk food) and also are required to charge customer $0.05

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Paper vs. Plastic | Opportunity Knocks?

“We are continually faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems.” – John W. Gardner Our previous post highlighted the recent plastic bag ban enacted by the Los Angeles City Council as reported by the Los

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Paper or Plastic? | Lessons From the Debate on Plastic Bags

Last week, Los Angeles became the largest city to date in the United States to enact a plastic bag ban.  Los Angeles joins other California cites including San Jose, San Fransisco, and Long Beach.  The Los Angeles Times reports that

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