Good Information – Packaging Reduction

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Learn more about Packaging Reduction with this Good Information

Welcome to Good Information, Plastic Ingenuity’s educational series on everything related to plastic and sustainability. We’re all familiar with the waste hierarchy – reduce, reuse, recycle – but the top of the hierarchy, reduce, is often overlooked. In this episode of Good Information, Brandon (PI Materials Engineer) and Zach (PI’s Sustainability Champion) discuss ideas to optimize the design before packaging products hit the market. Remember, with any change comes the trade-offs. Watch to learn more!

If you’re interested in how this could impact your packaging, here’s an example of how we incorporated 80% PCR into an existing food tray and a 7% reduction in material use. Read more here.

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