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What does it take to make pouch packaging truly sustainable?

A common misconception among consumers as well as vendors is that pouch packaging must be biodegradable in order to be sustainable. However, as pouches are not and should not be biodegradable – we’ll explain why below – those consumers and vendors wrongly assume that pouches are not eco-friendly by a long shot. Read on to […]
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‘Going nuts’ over biodegradable food packaging design!

Research has shown that U.S. consumers aged 18 years and older are increasingly interested in biodegradable packaging. To be more precise, 45 percent of adult consumers in the United States interviewed in 2017 claimed to purposely buy food from brands which offer products in biodegradable packaging whenever recyclable packaging is not an option. Brands like […]
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Got milk-based plastic packaging? Lactips created it!

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 […]

What a treat! Food packaging you can eat

Eco-friendly food packaging is taking a turn for the tasty. A deliciously creative approach to biodegradable packaging, edible food packaging is the latest trend to take the packaging industry by storm. Curious to see what’s out there? Let’s have a closer look at some of the tastiest food packaging you can eat!

3 sustainable packaging materials you’ve never heard of

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.
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5 innovative 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 […]
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3 tips to improve your eco-friendly packaging design

Eco-friendly packaging is hot, both among consumers and manufacturers. A growing number of consumers purposely chooses products with sustainable packaging over products without, even if that means paying a little extra. Realizing there’s no reason not to jump on the green bandwagon, more and more packaging designers and manufacturers are turning to eco-friendly packaging.
Edible packaging - Packaging water without bottles

Edible packaging – Packaging water without bottles!

Let’s face it: our Western consumerism lifestyle has left disastrous marks on our planet and continues to do so. Our increasing pile of packaging waste in particular is a major issue when it comes to maintaining a green environment. Sure, many of us have taken up recycling and composting to reduce waste. But let’s be […]

3D packaging gives the packaging world a whole new dimension

What happens if a Swedish paper maker teams up with an Italian machinery manufacturer? You get FreeFormPack! FreeFormPack is a packaging method that creates unique 3D packaging, suitable for both food and non-food markets, with a custom shape or texture in a cost-effective form-fill-seal process. It is the brainchild of Italian machinery manufacturer Curti and […]

Eco packaging and brand equity: “Stop the water while using me”

Turning ‘green products’ into a successful business model is quite a challenge. “Stop the water while using me”, a German-based company does it, and quite successfully so. They sell soap products in containers bearing the company name as a warning and instruction for the user. It’s a clever and bold move that deserves our attention.
Biodegradable packaging: plant your bowl!

Biodegradable packaging: eat your food and plant your bowl!

As the consumption of ready-made and fast food meals continually increases, more leftovers and nonrenewable packages are thrown away, causing a substantial impact on the environment. The demand for eco-friendly food packaging is therefore on the rise. With this in mind, Michal Marka, a Slovak designer, has come up with the idea of a biodegradable bowl […]