Pulp Magic: packaging

SEPTEMBER 8, 2017
For Food Safety, Think Inside the Box
by Mary Anne Hansan Tags: , , ,

September is Food Safety Month which makes this a great time to talk about the importance of clean and recyclable paper packaging. What’s the connection? Well, think about how the food you eat gets from the farm to your dinner table. Chances are, at some point, it came in a box. And there are a bunch of good reasons for ...

APRIL 3, 2017
#PoweredByPaper Shakes Up High-Tech ‘South By’
by Mary Anne Hansan Tags: , , , , ,

I have heard for years about South by Southwest in Austin, the interactive festival known for debuting companies that would become household names, such as Twitter and Uber. Two weeks ago, we took the Paper & Packaging — How Life Unfolds™ campaign to “South By” and set up a 100% corrugated booth that featured a curated collection of paper and ...

DECEMBER 19, 2016
All I Want For Christmas is Pulp
by Mary Anne Hansan Tags: , ,

It’s getting late and you can’t decide what to get for that special paper and packaging person in your life.  Don’t panic; there are plenty of ideas out there and we’ve already done the legwork so you don’t have to.  Below is our round up of the best paper and packaging gifts of the 2016 holiday season: First up, one ...

NOVEMBER 30, 2016
It’s the Most Wonderful Unboxing Time of the Year
by Mary Anne Hansan Tags: , , , ,

I received my first post-Thanksgiving holiday order today, and immediately I was filled with anticipation about the gifts I ordered. Would the gifts be cherished as much as the effort that went into my careful selection? Would the recipients who opened my gift be as excited as I was when I first inspected my purchase? This moment had all the ...

NOVEMBER 2, 2016
History of Voting with Paper
by Mary Anne Hansan Tags: , ,

When you vote this Election Day, it’s good to remember that you’re taking part in a ritual of democracy with a rich history. The ancient Greeks who not only invented democracy but also the mechanics of voting used to throw small metal tokens marked with their preferred candidate into a jar where they could be counted. The Venetians used small ...

SEPTEMBER 23, 2016
Unboxing the Future of Packaging
by Mary Anne Hansan Tags: , ,

It’s not hard to see that paper-based packages like boxes and digital technology enjoy a synergistic relationship. Each one needs the other to deliver on and enhance the customer experience. In fact, as one packaging trends observer put it, you could say we’re living in the golden age of packaging. The aisles of our brick and mortar stores are lined ...