March 2, 2015
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Enhancing the Sustainability of Products and Packaging
About 90% of the environmental impact of a product and its package is related to product manufacture and distribution, and only 10% is related to package production and material use.
Thus, a well-designed package maintains the product in its original condition, ready to be used as intended by the producer and expected by the consumer.
The best way to create a more sustainable package – one that delivers maximum value with minimum negative environmental, economic, and social impact – is to look at the big picture and ask five questions.
Learn more by reading our Sustainable Packaging Flyer.
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Fresh Food Waste
Americans annually waste 36 million tons of food, worth a staggering $162 billion! (And, much of this waste occured during the holidays.)
Our brochure, Reducing Fresh Food Waste: The Role of Packaging, explains the rather significant roles that packaging plays in reducing this waste, ensuring a sustainable food supply. By providing product protection; shelf life extension; freshness & nutrition maintenance; and portion control; a little bit of packaging can reduce waste while also protecting economic and environmental resources.