Flexible Packaging for Face Masks – Billions Glow Up

New year, new glow — at least, that’s what the skincare industry is banking on for 2022. And though countless brands are pushing their cleansers, toners, and creams, there is one quick-fix productconsumers can’t seem to get enough of: the face mask. Check out the Instagram and Snapchat accounts of celebrities like Chrissy Teigen, Busy […]

Out with the old, in with the old. Post consumer recycled materials in flexible packaging.

Out with the old, in with the new? Not so fast. As more consumers are opting for sustainable goods, repurposing is having a major moment. Clothing brands like H&M and Patagonia are revolutionizing the fashion industry by using recycled materials to create new, trendy products. Shows like Flea Market Flip are driving people to thrift […]

Corporations Dominate Natural Foods Market

Fortis Solutions Group Blog Watch any current show about Los Angeles, and you’re bound to hear jokes about what people eat. Instead of a burger, someone might order a vegan, soy-free, organic bean patty — hold the bun — with a side of emulsified organic produce (some might call this “juice”). As entertaining as it […]

This is not a recycling code. And why does that matter?

I bet you thought it was! How many times have you looked at some piece of plastic and not known whether you can recycle it or not? If it has a code like the one above then it’s recyclable – right? Is the cap supposed to be thrown away? What about a blister pack, that […]

Need a package for your new product? Involve the printer early in the process!

If you are in the market for packaging for a new product, you might think that finding a designer and designing the package is the obvious first step. And while it is, it is also very important that you ensure that the designer you select is well versed in designing packaging AND understands the related […]

Design Guide for Recyclability

Don’t be fooled; for all its “greenness”, recycling is a business. Recyclers have to have an end market for their products or they will not be willing to continue recycling. As we get better at curbside and commercial recycling—building up reliable wastestreams—there still needs to be a requirement for the end products. So how does […]