California grower puts recyclable boxes to the test

04/23/2012 11:49:00 AM
Mike Hornick

“It’s a trial in California, but this is product we have been shipping and using for several years,” Walker said. “It has proven field application, but the environment here is a bit different than in the Midwest. It’s an opportunity for us to get into some heavyweight applications.”

The boxes are certified recyclable by the Fibre Box Association.

Annie White, director of the Coalition for Resource Recovery, said the demonstration was a step toward matching recyclables’ success with poultry in the produce industry.

The recyclable boxes are cost-neutral compared to wax boxes, Cormier said.


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Rafael    
Yakima WA  |  April, 27, 2012 at 10:37 AM

I still prefer IFCO's RPC's

Arturo Javier Caraballo López    
Mexico  |  June, 28, 2012 at 06:10 PM

Rafa: Hi take a look at our products visting our website ecopack.com.mx, we design, develop, manuacture and distribute single use packing solutions for the fresh produce industry based in recycled plastic resins, our products are also recycleable at the end of the distribution chain and have an interesting value as post industrial material

Arturo Javier Caraballo López    
Mexico  |  June, 28, 2012 at 06:14 PM

Rafa: Sorry that I forgot to tell you that we are comming this summer to the San Joaquin Valley in California to supply plastic containers for a commercial project on the table grape industry in case you become interested. At the website we have some pictures taken of our containers with appless

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