It's Going to Be Hard to Shake Our Addiction to Plastic Packaging

Markon Cooperative, Salinas, California

It’s no surprise to operators looking for viable replacements of plastic straws that the use of plastics also is under review in all parts of the produce supply chain. Unfortunately, leaving behind our addiction to plastic won’t be easy, but there are steps being taken to begin that movement.

As its name suggests, the Sustainable Packaging Coalition is one group addressing how packaging can become more sustainable across all...