Making Packaging Sustainable: What's the Importance?

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Nutrition Health & Wellness

Packaging serves to protect the product inside from spoilage and waste. When packaging is not disposed of properly, it ends up in nature and becomes a danger to fish and wildlife.

Packaging can be more sustainable when it is be made from materials with limited CO2 impact and resource usage and when it is designed to be recycled and supported by recycling facilities that are accessible to consumers. Whenever possible, it should be made with recycled materials, or from renewable sources It should protect the food or beverage inside to avoid food waste. Sustainable packaging reduces the ecological footprint in the product’s life-cycle. It helps both the producer and the consumer reduce their environmental impact.

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