Food and Life Sciences Companies Make Huge Environmental Impact Switching to ClimaCell in 2019

2019 ImpactOur mission is to protect products with packaging that protects the earth. 2019 was a great year for advancing this mission.Our packaging protected over 19 million shipments in 2019. Since we were founded, that total is over 40 million. Last year, over 60 companies started using ClimaCell for thermal insulation, bringing our total customer count to over 100. Those companies chose ClimaCell for its strong thermal performance, its potential to reduce overall shipping costs, the ingenuity and perseverance of our teams, and, of course its environmental sustainability. We believe ClimaCell is the best performing, most environmentally friendly way to ship control room temperature (CRT), fresh, and frozen items. Part 1End of LifeGreat product design starts with planning for what happens to it after it has served its…

How to Transition to Sustainable Thermal Packaging: A Primer

If your company makes or ships a product that needs to be kept cool, cold, frozen, or hot, thermal packaging plays a huge role in your future. This post contains the What, Why, and How of thermal packaging that sustains the planet and your business.As our on-demand economy grows, whether you prepare fresh meal kits, frozen steaks, or ice cream, or develop cutting-edge biologic medicines, vaccines, reagents, there’s a good chance your customers want it delivered to their door, or will soon. According to Nielsen, consumers will spend roughly $100 billion in online groceries by 2025. Protecting those perishable shipments is the humble job of thermal packaging. This job used to be a dirty one, done by expanded polystyrene foam. If you…

USPTO grants patent for TemperPack’s ClimaCell packaging material

The US Patent Office and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted a patent for TemperPack’s ClimaCell advanced thermal and protective packaging material. TemperPack used bonded polysaccharide particles to create ClimaCell, which was introduced to the market in May last year. The new material offers a scalable alternative to expanded polystyrene (EPS), also known as Styrofoam.

Recycling in America. James McGoff on NPR's Full Disclosure.

TemperPack's James McGoff Featured on NPR's Full Disclosure

Last Thursday, TemperPack's James McGoff was a featured guest on Roben Farzad's NPR podcast Full Disclosure. In addition, Kate Daley, Executive Director of the Center for the Circular Economy at Closed Loop Partners, joined the discussion. During the podcast, they covered a full range of topics regarding recycling in America. Listen below: TemperPack co-founder and co-CEO James McGoff featured on NPR's podcast Full Disclosure with Roben Farzad.

Specialty pharmacy transitions to ‘green’ shipping coolers

By the end of 2018, Diplomat Pharmacy expects that it will complete its switch to ClimaCell™ coolers from TemperPack for its temperature-sensitive medication shipments. Flint-MI-based Diplomat Pharmacy is an independent provider of specialty pharmacy and infusion services, helping people with complex and chronic health conditions in all 50 states, partnering with payers, providers, hospitals, manufacturers, and more. The ClimaCell coolers are recyclable at curbside and can be recycled wherever plastic bags are accepted. For Diplomat Pharmacy, these coolers will replace expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam coolers. Diplomat’s efforts are expected to divert more than five tons of plastic from landfills every week by moving away from EPS foam, reflecting the organization’s commitment to protecting the environment while ensuring patient safety. “Switching to ClimaCell not only reduces Diplomat’s carbon footprint; it’s also a reflection of our steadfast commitment to patients,” says Diplomat…