These articles are part of the "Eco packaging" category
If you think your packaging design can’t possibly get any greener, chances are you’re forgetting about ink. What’s that? You did forget to bring ink into the equation? Then you’re in for a treat. Because eco-friendly inks come in a wide variety of types these days, and in many cases they’re a great means for […]
Consumers expect a lot from packaging. More than ever before, in fact. Obviously, packaging has to control a product’s shelf life and be sturdy enough for the consumer to transport the product without giving it a second thought. But these days it must also serve a higher purpose, offering the consumer not just a well-preserved […]
Did you know that about 25 percent of plastics end up in our oceans or waterways? That means that, by 2050, the plastic in our oceans will outnumber the fish! Fortunately, more and more packaging manufacturers are stepping up to the plate, focusing on sustainable production methods and recyclability. Manufacturers like Procter and Gamble (P&G), […]
Did you know that approximately 300 million bags of chemical waste are disposed of every year? And that tons of left-over chemicals end up in landfills and even the consumer’s water supply? Now that waste management is more important than ever, a great deal of packaging manufacturers are rising to the occasion with innovative green […]
When someone says ‘sustainable packaging’, aerosols don’t exactly spring to mind. Aerosols, after all, received quite a bad rep some thirty years ago when it turned out CFCs (chlorofluorocarbons), which were commonly used in aerosol products, deplete the ozone layer. A lot has changed since then, except for … public opinion. To this day, the […]
There is no denying that packaging designers and manufacturers have a shared responsibility to do anything they can to protect the environment. Creating a sustainable packaging design used to be challenging, but nowadays there are easy ways aplenty to go green. Do you, too, want to jump on the sustainability bandwagon instead of adding to […]
Experimenting with eco-friendly packaging materials that go beyond paper, plastic and glass is key for any packaging manufacturer who wants to stay ahead of the game. This article takes a closer look at three recent innovations in natural, sustainable packaging materials.
Sustainable packaging is becoming more innovative and popular as we speak. Packaging designers and manufacturers are always on the lookout for the most recent technological innovations to boost their sustainable packaging designs, making them safer, more efficient and – last but not least – even greener. In this article we discuss some of the latest […]
Today’s consumer is a green consumer. In other words, the more sustainable the product, the better it sells. With this in mind, companies all over the world are adding green symbols and hues to their packaging designs in a bid to communicate to their customers just how green their enterprise and their products are. They […]
While manufacturers and packaging designers work hard to offer sustainable packaging, there still is a lot of work to do. Simply walk through the aisles in your local supermarket and you will notice that eco-packaging is a long way from becoming standard. Here are 3 product groups that could do with an ecological makeover.
Reusable seafood packaging supplier PPS East recently wowed the packaging industry with the launch of ‘Re-Fresh’; their brand-new range of reusable fish boxes. With their innovative resealable lids, low carbon footprint and ideal sizing for wholesale and retail, the Re-Fresh boxes are expected to take the seafood packaging industry by (sea)storm. Meeting market needs Although […]