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Green Packaging Market - Worldwide Analysis and Predictions

Posted by Green Builder Staff

Nov 14, 2016 3:31:29 PM

The green packaging market across the globe is expected to experience a stable growth from 2015 to 2021.

Green packaging alternatively known as sustainable packaging market is segmented on the basis of application, packaging type and geography.

The packaging type is further bifurcated into recycled content packaging, reusable packaging and degradable packaging. The various categories of recycled content packaging are paper packaging, plastic packaging, metal packaging and glass packaging among others. The reusable packaging is divided into drums, plastic container and others. On the basis of application the green packaging market has been segmented into food and beverage packaging, personal care packaging, health care packaging and others. By geography, the green packaging market has been segmented into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the World (RoW).

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Sustainable Innovation: Sealed Paper Packaging

Posted by Green Builder Staff

Jun 3, 2016 4:01:11 PM

Bosch Packaging Technology and BillerudKorsnäs have developed the world´s first Sealed Paper Packaging.

Instead of using polymer film, a new solution enables production of dust-tight packaging for dry products such as sugar, grains, flour or powders using sustainable mono-material paper, which contains no additional polymer fractions.

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In 2015, Alternative Materials Dominated the "Top 10" Approaches to Greener Packaging

Posted by Green Builder Staff

Feb 6, 2016 4:13:56 PM

Analysis by GreenerPackage.com arrived at the following statistics—showing which packaging innovations caught the interest of industry:

Visitors to the GreenerPackage.com website demonstrated their desire to learn about the range of options available for pursuing more sustainable packaging. Among the most read articles of the year are several that highlight CPG’s use of alternative materials such as sugarcane, bamboo, and mushrooms to replace petroleum-based plastics, the reuse of recycled materials, and a recycling initiative that puts the focus on flexible film. Here's the countdown:

10. Bread bag is 36% bio-based: Eureka! Organic Bread switches to bread bags made of 36% sugarcane-based PE in introducing its products to the East Coast market for marketing and sustainability benefits.

9. Gillette razor packs made of renewable-fiber molded tray: Bamboo and bulrush form the basis of new packaging for Procter & Gamble’s Gillette Fusion ProGlide razor.

8. Method is first with 100% RPET detergent bottle: Method (PET recycled bottles shown) overcomes design and manufacturing challenges to create a 53-oz 100% RPET bottle with strong shelf appeal and environmental benefits for its new laundry detergent.

7. Keurig coffee-to-go pods are recyclable: A new hot beverage pod from Keurig, the K-Mug, joins two other pod formats for the Keurig 2.0 brewing system that are now available in recyclable polypropylene.

6. Spring water is packed in more than just a bottle: Spring water company JUST Beverages selects a hybrid package that offers the environmental benefits of a paper carton along with the functionality of a plastic bottle.

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