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Monthly Archives: April 2021

ENVIRO RX, APRIL 2021

Happy Earth Month! Many organizations are promoting their sustainability initiatives this month on social media. One of which being Starbucks coffee. On Earth Day on April 22, the coffee purveyor will host a Q&A with its chief sustainability officer Michael Kobori on TikTok and Instagram, during which he will answer questions previously posted by customers…
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ENVIRO RX, MARCH 2021

Sustainable packaging is extremely important, especially in the pharmaceutical industry. Under Lisa's Links you can read how the current pandemic has affected growth and what is projected into 2027. Read more here. Our top story highlights a sustainable packing feat. EcoloPharm, has partnered with Rexall Pharmacy Group Ltd. to offer ecofriendly packaging solutions for pharmacists. Their partnership will…
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ENVIRO RX, FEBRUARY 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has made it difficult to plan for the future, but not impossible. Here at EAG we have had to put many projects and plans on hold for the time being. However, there are many organizations and governments who are giving their attention to climate action plans, such as the US rejoining the…
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ENVIRO RX, JANUARY 2021

Happy new year! As we begin 2021, many of us are reflecting upon the 2020 year and the unprecedented changes it brought us. The challenges we faced has created innovative solutions for complex problems, such as the COVID-19 vaccine. However, we must be aware of the new challenges that we are creating during the pandemic.…
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ENVIRO RX, DECEMBER 2020

Many companies now find themselves in a difficult cash position. The crisis is making sustainability harder in the short term but, opening doors many of which will be longer lasting. For example, consumers favour companies and brands with purposes that benefit the broader community. As people around the world focus on washing their hands and…
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ENVIRO RX, NOVEMBER 2020

The modern definition of sustainability has broadened the scope recognizing the interconnectedness between environmental health, social prosperity and economic well-being. This describes a sustainability framework that encompasses a company’s impact on the planet, people and profit. Reusable packaging is a good example of a transformative systems change that can lead to both immediate financial returns and long-term…
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ENVIRO RX, OCTOBER 2020

There is still a long way to go in pharmaceutical and packaging industries to reduce packaging while maintaining quality and safety. The public understands pharmaceutical companies and pharmacists have a duty to protect the patients while also considering protecting the environment and future generations from the harmful outputs of the pharmaceutical industry, including packaging. With…
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