Nooka Glueless Packaging

“Nooka is continuing its tradition of green packaging with the introduction of the Nooka Glue-less custom box. This paper packaging is truly eco-friendly, requiring minimal material, minimal labor and is biodegradable. The new packaging will be shipping with the Zub 40 line as part of our fall 2011 collection.” Via Lovely Package  

Davines Sustainable Strategy

    Davines high end hair and skin care products from Parma, Italy. Through a group of guiding principles they aim to create the most environmentally friendly packaging possible. “Less raw material is possible – so as not to burden on natural resources. For example, by using fewer raw materials, we were able to reduce 33.3% the amount of…

Fair Trade Soap

Project goal was to generate income for rural women and farmers through the production of a value added product “Design Impact partnered with ODAM, a non-governmental organization that work to address poverty, women’s empowerment, child welfare, climate change, human rights, education, and health issues that affect rural communities. The soap enterprise is operated by women in ODAM’s…

Jupiter criticizing mainstream consumer habits

By Colin Dunn “Jupiter Consumer Goods is a culture-jamming brand designed to subvert and critique mainstream consumer habits. The brand is inspired by Jupiter, the deity of ancient Roman mythology. In Ovid’s Metamorphosis, Jupiter saves the earth from destruction by killing Phaëton, the reckless son of the sun god.”

Nezinscot Farm

Lindsay Perkins “To design a brand and package line that reflected the farm’s eco-friendly agricultural methods. All packaging is reproduced individually, making each piece a little bit different, just as products from an organic farm. The concept The Grass is Greener on our side is emphasized throughout the brand and product lines by the use of biodegradable…

Nonna Lina

“Mr. Conde Studio created and developed special packaging for ice cream brand Nonna Lina. A homemade Italian ice cream brand that has developed its revenues more than 60 years, this tradition was the starting point for creating the brand and its packaging. Made with the finest natural ingredients and grout developed in southern Italy, Nonna…

Wasara Tableware

  “It is common practice in Japan to select tableware that best suits each ingredient or cuisine. Among the world’s food cultures, no other nation cares as much about its choice of tableware. This is not surpricing, given that Japan is recognized as one of the most refined cultures in the world. Wasara is fully…

Adidas Environmental Strategy

Adidas Group has a five-year plan to restructure the company’s approach to environmental management along the entire value chain. An important part of the strategy is about Packaging. The adidas Group has been reviewing the material content in shoe boxes for many years. Beginning with the use of soy-based and water-based inks through to 100% recycled cardboards. In…

The Big Book of Packaging

The Big Book of Packaging “In light of the recent lift in environmental consciousness, this volume of the Big Book Series will devote one third of its content to the increasingly important subject of green packaging-showing designers and retailers how to package their products creatively, responsibly, and at low cost, factors that will be reflected…

Folded Take Away

Clever take-away package for AB Coffee and Crepe by Lauren Schimming, University of Kansas. “A.B.’s Coffee and Crepes is a charming locally owned restaurant in Lawrence, Kansas. A.B. currently uses Styrofoam clam-shells for his take-away crepe orders. Inspired by origami folding cups, I created a variation on the traditional crepe cone that can be sealed for…

Ceramic Packaging

      Ceramica Meridiano makes ceramic packaging made of clay; a natural material, abundant and non-polluting. In addition air emissions during its manufacture follow the current legislation. They also have a variety of locking systems available. For exclusive cheese, butter or other tasty products. Ideally this package is being reused – and as opposed to many other 2nd life products…

Hibernalis

Hibernalis is a packaging concept for icewine made by student Stéphanie Malak at Sylvain Allard’s packaging course. The protective secondary package is made of raw paper pulp.

Packaging Design Competition

Mondi Tire Kutsan invites undergraduate creative students to Kutu Kutu Project Design Competition with a concept of ‘Shelf Ready Packaging’. The aim is to combine design & innovation with corrugated packaging, identifying new, aesthetic, functional and environmentally friendly ideas to our daily lives. Undergraduate students at the Universities of Fine Arts, Architecture and Design in…

Green Eggs

Swear Words made this design for Green Eggs; “For the Greens, freshness and quality are the most important things, along with environmental sustainability and the happiness and welfare of their hens. Green Eggs are for people who share these values and want to supply the best products to their homes and customers, whilst supporting regional…

Compostable Bamboo Plates

Compostable Bamboo plates – does it work? The second picture is after 3,5 months in a compost. Starre Vartan writing for Inhabitat, tested if these plates from Bambu really are compostable. Most compostables end up in the landfill, where, due to the lack of oxygen, they won’t break down. Read the full report here