Greening the Package

Quinn, Barbara
January 2011
Pollution Engineering;Jan2011, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p10
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the demands of consumers for a convenient and greener packaging of products according to a survey by Harris Interactive Inc. in the U.S. Consumers claim that they feel green every time they buy products made out of recycled materials, including plastics. The author cites that the National Recycling Coalition Inc. said that recycled plastic cuts energy consumption. It is noted that the packaging industry has developed ways to insert sustainability into packaging materials.


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