September 15, 2014
AMERIPEN announces its new directors and officers, along with new … Continue reading
September 4, 2014
A new EPA brochure calls out AMERIPEN statistics regarding the … Continue reading
August 31, 2014
Our new brochure, Reducing Fresh Food Waste: The Role of … Continue reading
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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.
Fresh Food Waste
Americans annually waste 36 million tons of food, worth a staggering $162 billion!
Our new 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.