Taking into account the production process and life cycle of grocery bags, the study found that low-density polyethylene carrier bags had the overall lowest environmental impact, when not considering reuse.
Mixed material packaging for powdered and pumpable foods and other products in thin-walled PP containers wrapped tightly in a paperboard sleeve printed with high-impact graphics can be easily separated by consumers for recycling.
With the growth of the e-commerce channel to get products from distribution points or retail outlets to consumers, brand owners need to rethink how they are packaging bottles and other containers for optimum protection.
The biopolymers company has been working with Frito-Lay and other brands to commercialize the next generation of marine-degradable polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) biodegradable packaging that could be flushable at home.
Recycled carbon-fiber materials supplier has announced plans to increase the capacity of its Coseley, West Midlands, facility to satisfy increasing demand from large volume, commercial applications that require product supply on a significant scale.