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  • The answer is blowin’ in the wind

    Calvin Frost || September 7, 2016
    Since my last column on Lester Brown’s The Great Transition, I’ve had a number of emails from readers reminding me that some of the transitions to renewables have slowed down because of availability of cheap natural gas. They’re abs…

  • Coal’s demise and the mess that’s left

    Calvin Frost || May 20, 2016
    In my last column I wrote about the opportunities to convert to “green energy,” the demise of the coal industry, and the explosion of the use of wood pellets as feedstock in commercial boilers. I seem to have struck a chord, as I’ve…

  • Dear Santa (Bill Gates)

    Dear Santa (Bill Gates)

    Calvin Frost || November 20, 2015
    Dear Bill Gates, Merry Christmas and here’s hoping you have many more. I just finished reading your interview with James Bennett in The Atlantic. Pretty lofty comments and at times a bit casual (and cavalier), at least that was my take.&n…

  • A map for matrix recycling

    A map for matrix recycling

    Jack Kenny, Contributing Editor || May 31, 2013
    Avery Dennison’s interactive map shows options to landfilling in the USA.

  • Records set in Rosemont

    Records set in Rosemont

    Steve Katz, Editor || October 16, 2012
    Labelexpo Americas 2012 was charged with energy and excitement for new products and technologies.

  • Sustainability

    Sustainability

    Steve Katz, Editor || October 9, 2012
    Examining a label’s life cycle is paramount to developing a greener product.

  • Companies to Watch

    Companies to Watch

    October 4, 2011
    Companies to Watch is a special feature of Label & Narrow Web that pays tribute to a select group of converters who are making noteworthy contributions to the health of the industry.

  • Matrix to Pellets: The Future of Label Waste

    Matrix to Pellets: The Future of Label Waste

    Jack Kenny || March 30, 2010
    A new company in Green Bay, WI, converts label waste into industrial pellets to offset the burning of coal by utilities and other plants.

  • Waste Recycling

    Waste Recycling

    Steve Katz || July 21, 2008
    As label converters strive for sustainability, it's important to take a look at what can become of the waste.