Packaging grows despite the greens

Jones, Philippa
September 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;9/24/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 11, p26
Trade Publication
The article reports on an increasing demand for plastic packaging despite constant protests by environmentalists. It is stated that constant lobbying by green groups is having little effect on the growing demand for plastic packaging, and the plastics industry continues to increase its share of the packaging market by introducing lighter, more efficient products. The plastics industry has denied that negative lobbying is having any effect on the plastic packaging sector.


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