GORDON L. ROBERTSON

Replacing petroleum-based PET bottles with biobased bottles
Today it is almost impossible to read a food magazine or browse a food conference program without coming across the word sustainable, often followed by the word packaging. In its simplest sense, sustainable means “to maintain or keep going continuously,” and it has been used in connection with forest management for over a century (Robertson, 2009). According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, “sustainability, or sustainable development, is the ability to achieve cont…

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