March 31st, 2011
“Cow Massage Parlor” Is Not a Rock BandBy Cory Jensen | 18096Comments (4)%22Cow+Massage+Parlor%22+Is+Not+a+Rock+Band2011-03-31+04%3A19%3A00Cory+Jensenhttp%3A%2F%2Fchenected.aiche.org%2F%3Fp%3D18096
The Institute for Sustainability’s first Symposium on Sustainable Packaging was held in Chicago March 16–18, 2011. If you attended the symposium, you might have learned how to make your cows happy or how to approach packaging stewardship on a path to more sustainable industrial practices. Whether you think a cow massage parlor is more appropriate than perhaps your own, the application of sustainability to specific markets remains unique and complex, but there are definitely patterns in how it's done. Following are some of the main themes of sustainability that were discussed at the symposium.