TemperPack is offering two new environmentally friendly solutions to keep food shipments cold on the way to people’s homes.
Diplomat Pharmacy has selected TemperPack’s ClimaCell coolers for shipping its temperature-sensitive medication. ClimaCell coolers will allow Diplomat to avoid more than five tons of plastic to enter into landfills each week.
Often working together, designers, engineers, biologists, investors, and recyclers are now striving to develop packaging that falls within the mandates of what’s known as the circular economy. It’s a design framework that eschews the linear “take, make, waste” model that leads from oil well to refinery, manufacturing plant to supermarket, consumer to landfill. Instead, it envisions supply chains that continuously cycle old materials back into high-value products—with an emphasis on long-lasting design, remanufacturing, and reuse—and business models that favor sharing and leasing (washing machines, cars), rather than ownership.