Sustainable packaging unwrapped: UK consumer views

first_imgThe current mood is focussed sharply on how brands can reduce their impact on the environment with improved packaging solutions.With press coverage intensifying, how can we be sure that public discussion on packaging actually reflects how consumers feel, deep down?Brands focussing on a strong CLV long-term can benefit from putting the sustainable packaging debate in context alongside other key shopper metrics. This white paper from GlobalWebIndex details the reasons why consumers in the U.S. and UK will opt for responsibly packaged products.Key insights into consumers’ traits and behaviors will help brands understand how to delight and deliver to this group.Find out what values consumers expect brands to uphold, and how they balance decisions regarding eco-friendly packaging.Fill in your details below to access the paper now. The Grocer may use your contact data to keep you informed of its products and services by email or by phone. You can withdraw your marketing consent at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in such email or by sending an email to [email protected] More information on our processing can be found in our Privacy Notice. By submitting this form, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Privacy Notice.last_img read more

INDOT plans ADA meeting in Seymour

first_imgSeymour, In. — The advisory group and the public will have the opportunity to provide information and recommendations regarding INDOT’s ADA Transition Plan and provide input to INDOT on how to improve accessibility to all INDOT programs and facilities. This includes efforts to increase the public involvement of persons with disabilities in transportation planning.INDOT’s ADA Transition Plan examines current facilities and services for barriers to access for persons with disabilities. INDOT uses this plan to quantify and prioritize changes that will bring its programs and practices into compliance with Title II of the ADA, Section 504 of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and all related statutes, regulations and directives. The current document (being revised and updated for 2018) is available for review in Microsoft Word and PDF format on INDOT’s website under “Accessibility & Non-Discrimination” at http://www.in.gov/indot/3583.htm.In accordance with the “Americans with Disabilities Act”, persons with disabilities requiring assistance and/or accommodation related to the accessibility to project documents and participation at the public hearing venue, are encouraged to contact Rickie Clark, INDOT Office of Public Involvement at (317) 232-6601 [email protected]  Persons of Limited English Proficiency (LEP) requiring accommodation with regard to accessing project information and/or participation at the public hearing are also encouraged to contact the INDOT Office of Public Involvement for additional assistance.  An ASL interpreter will be present to provide in-person ASL interpretation.  Requests for additional auxiliary aides and services are requested to be submitted not later than 10 days prior to the meeting, though INDOT will make every effort to accommodate late requests.Meeting Agenda:Welcome and introduction of the CAWG group and membersVoting to nominate Chairperson of the CAWGDiscussion of a CAWG Board Members Training Session – Summer 2018Discussion of ADA Projects completed 2015-2018Public comments on INDOT’s ADA Transition Plan & Accessibility programs2018 CAWG meeting schedulelast_img read more

Three Highlands Homes Demolished After One Shifts, Falls While Being Elevated

first_imgHIGHLANDS – Emergency crews were demolishing three homes on Locust Street Friday after a home on the corner, being elevated, slipped off its cribbing and fell, striking the house next door.No injuries were reported.As of 5 p.m. Friday, workers were leveling the homes.An excavator was brought to the scene at about 1 p.m. where the two-story home at 1 Locust St., at the corner of Willow Street, was being elevated. It fell for an undetermined reason, twisting on a 45-degree angle from where it had been located. It hit the brick ranch-style home next doo at 3 Locust St, which was abandoned. Another abandoned one-story frame house next door to it at 5 Locust St. also was demolished.Borough officials said that the homes at 3 and 5 Locust St.already had beenslated for demolition, officials said.According to borough engineer Dale Leubner of T&M Associates, the home at 1 Locust St. is owned by Prince Gilpin and the firm contracted to do the house lifting was Hasenfus Construction Services of Long Branch.The construction company could not be reached for comment Friday evening.The mother of the homeowner is comforted by neighbors.According to Mayor Frank Nolan, Gilpin’s home was only about two years old, had sustained damaged from Super Storm Sandy and had been repaired. The home’s foundation was heavily damaged and officials said it was too dangerous to let anyone inside to removed the owner’s personal belongings. The owner reportedly went on vacation so the building could be elevated.According to Paul Vitale, the Highlands building inspector, more than a dozen houses in the borough had been elevated since Sandy and there have been no issues with those projects.The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is investigating.The Highlands fire chief confers with a New Jersey Natural Gas representative at the scene.Emergency crews from the Asbury Park heavy rescue team and Middletown and Highlands fire departments were on the scene along with personnel from the Monmouth County Fire Marshal’s Office and Naval Weapons Station Earle. An engineer from T&M Associates, the Highlands building inspector and one of the contractors inspect the damage.last_img read more