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Sustainable Cold Chain Technologies

With the rapidly increasing demand for perishable products – from fresh food to life-saving medicines and vaccinesglobal supply chains increasingly rely on cold chain systems to ensure their safe delivery. This shift has created a need for sustainable technologies that can guarantee the delivery of these time-sensitive goods without compromising the temperature or environmental requirements necessary to preserve their quality during transit. From sustainable packaging to Nordic temperature loggers that alert other stakeholders in the cold chain when temperatures fluctuate, many innovative solutions are available today that are transforming and optimizing how we keep our perishables safe.

Cold Chain Technologies for Sustainability

Nordic’s cold chain technologies include a range of solutions that help maintain the quality and freshness of perishable goods during transport, storage, and distribution. These technologies are designed to meet specific temperature requirements for different types of perishables, ensuring their safe passage, all while being environmentally friendly.

Nordic’s Commitment to the Environment

Nordic Cold Chain Solutions is a leader in providing innovative solutions to the cold chain markets in North America. But what sets us apart from our competitors is our commitment and dedication to protecting the environment. From automation to advances in recyclable packaging, we are continuously making impactful changes within our business operations that both benefit consumers and reduce waste. Our research and development teams have developed gel packs that use food-safe packaging within the meal kit market, reducing the overall environmental waste associated with these products significantly. Further, we are committed to helping customers meet ever-evolving industry standards with complete sustainability – using gel packs that are fully recyclable so that as much of production waste as possible can be reused for future productions.

Nordic’s Sustainable Cold Chain Technologies

Nordic has developed a range of sustainable cold chain technologies that are tailored to meet the specific needs of perishable products. These include:

Nordic Express™ Design-Tested Cotton Shippers

Nordic Express™ Design-Tested Cotton Shippers are meticulously designed and rigorously tested to meet the ISTA 7E requirements. The unique multi-component packing configuration of these shippers ensures excellent thermal protection for refrigerated products or guarantees that products arrive frozen for 1- to 2-day shipments. These shippers are an ideal solution for a cold box vaccine carrier, contributing significantly to maintaining the integrity and safety of vaccines during transport.

Sustainable Cotton Shippers

Sustainable Cotton Shippers are the epitome of eco-friendly packaging solutions. Manufactured from recycled cotton, the insulation of these shippers is biodegradable and compostable, contributing to a reduction in landfill waste. The insulation is enclosed in a white poly film that contains additives to expedite bio-disintegration, typically within an 18-month timeframe. The product features a 2-panel box liner insulation, available with corrugated boxes, and is approved for usage in conjunction with any Nordic Ice refrigerant product. This innovative solution is a testament to our commitment to sustainability, combining superior protection for perishable goods with a minimal environmental footprint.

Nordic Drain Safe®

Pioneering the refrigerant industry, Nordic Drain Safe® is the first drain-safe product of its kind. Our unique formulation ensures a long-lasting, thermally efficient gel refrigerant that is safe and non-toxic. The traditional practice of disposal in trash receptacles is effectively now replaced. Nordic Drain Safe® gel refrigerant’s compatibility with municipal wastewater or home septic systems. Not only is the Nordic Drain Safe® gel refrigerant long-lasting and reusable, but it also matches the performance of traditional Nordic Ice® gel packs.

Cotton Mailers

Nordic’s Cotton Mailers offer superior protection for fragile and perishable goods, reducing heat transfer and ensuring that items arrive in optimal condition. Their design prioritizes efficiency, offering a space-saving alternative to bulky foam packaging materials, which results in significant savings in both storage and shipping. Furthermore, these mailers are not only recyclable but also biodegradable, aligning with Nordic’s commitment to sustainability. By choosing our cotton-insulated envelope mailers, businesses can both protect their goods and contribute to a more sustainable future.

Nordic Elements™

Sustainable packaging has become an essential part of modern businesses; that’s why Nordic Elements™ was created as a response to the growing demand for eco-friendly packaging solutions. We have carefully curated a collection of products that prioritize sustainability at every step. They are made with recycled and recyclable materials and feature innovative designs that optimize space and reduce waste. This ensures they meet the highest standards of environmental responsibility while also performing exceptionally well.

Moreover, we are proud members of the Sustainable Packaging Coalition and work closely with How2Recycle to promote a circular economy and reduce our carbon footprint. Our products comply with sustainable practices set forth by these organizations, so you can be sure they have been designed responsibly from inception through delivery to customers’ doors. Not only do they help businesses decrease their impact on the environment, but they also come at competitive prices without compromising quality or performance.

With our line of Nordic Elements™ products, we are committed to being environmentally conscious while creating extraordinary packaging solutions tailored specifically for you—a truly win-win situation for everyone involved!

Leading the Sustainable Cold Chain Revolution

In conclusion, Nordic stands at the forefront of sustainable cold chain technologies, integrating environmental consciousness with high-quality packaging solutions. With a range of innovative products that prioritize sustainability, we ensure the safe and efficient transportation of perishable goods while actively reducing environmental impact. Our Nordic Elements™ line further showcases our commitment to creating eco-friendly packaging solutions without compromising on performance or affordability. By partnering with Nordic, businesses can align their operations with sustainable practices, contributing towards a healthier planet while optimizing their supply chains.

Learn more about our sustainable cold chain products and speak with one of our cold chain specialists today!


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