What is Sustainable Packaging?

I repeat this post from January 2009. It is a good list to keep in mind. What Sustainable Packaging Design is according to SPC – Concluded in 8 points;  Is beneficial, safe & healthy for individuals and communities throughout its life cycle Meets market criteria for performance and cost Is sourced, manufactured, transported, and recycled…

I repeat this post from January 2009. It is a good list to keep in mind. What Sustainable Packaging Design is according to SPC – Concluded in 8 points; 

  • Is beneficial, safe & healthy for individuals and communities throughout its life cycle
  • Meets market criteria for performance and cost
  • Is sourced, manufactured, transported, and recycled using renewable energy
  • Maximizes the use of renewable or recycled source materials
  • Is manufactured using clean production technologies and best practices
  • Is made from materials healthy in all probable end-of-life scenarios
  • Is physically designed to optimize materials & energy
  • Is effectively recovered and utilized in biological and/or industrial cradle to cradle cycles.

more detailed info on their web site

Definition Sustainable Packaging Design

What Sustainable Packaging Design is according to SPC – Concluded in 8 points;  Is beneficial, safe & healthy for individuals and communities throughout its life cycle Meets market criteria for performance and cost Is sourced, manufactured, transported, and recycled using renewable energy Maximizes the use of renewable or recycled source materials Is manufactured using clean…

What Sustainable Packaging Design is according to SPC – Concluded in 8 points; 

  • Is beneficial, safe & healthy for individuals and communities throughout its life cycle
  • Meets market criteria for performance and cost
  • Is sourced, manufactured, transported, and recycled using renewable energy
  • Maximizes the use of renewable or recycled source materials
  • Is manufactured using clean production technologies and best practices
  • Is made from materials healthy in all probable end-of-life scenarios
  • Is physically designed to optimize materials & energy
  • Is effectively recovered and utilized in biological and/or industrial cradle to cradle cycles.

more detailed info on their web site

Climate Change Chocolate

15 tips on how to reduce your carbon footprint comes with the chocolate bar, integrated with the package.  Bloomsberry & Co in corporation with Terra Pass. See their web site for a lot of good information on Carbon Footprint.

15 tips on how to reduce your carbon footprint comes with the chocolate bar, integrated with the package.  Bloomsberry & Co in corporation with Terra Pass. See their web site for a lot of good information on Carbon Footprint.

Ethical Packaging

  Found this diagram. Research and Markets is presenting a very interesting read regarding trends in ethical and sustainable packaging. Sustainable and ethical packaging is being driven by consumer environmental concern, retailer pressure and the development and promotion of manufacturer. It’s a good push, yet very confusing, because it’s so many different initiatives. There is a high need of innovation in…

 

Found this diagram. Research and Markets is presenting a very interesting read regarding trends in ethical and sustainable packaging. Sustainable and ethical packaging is being driven by consumer environmental concern, retailer pressure and the development and promotion of manufacturer. It’s a good push, yet very confusing, because it’s so many different initiatives. There is a high need of innovation in advanced technology and by that be able to reduce the amount of material.

By Kristina de Verdier on 22 September, 2008 In

Eco Glossary

A jungle of terms. Let´s have a look at different strategies of defining Eco-friendly products. For the consumer it is really hard to judge which choice that is the right one. Easy to realize, there is not one single answer.  Knoend – an Eco-focused design firm is presenting this glossary on their web page.

A jungle of terms. Let´s have a look at different strategies of defining Eco-friendly products. For the consumer it is really hard to judge which choice that is the right one. Easy to realize, there is not one single answer.  Knoend – an Eco-focused design firm is presenting this glossary on their web page.

By Kristina de Verdier on 14 September, 2008 In