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packaging waste problem solved

This incredible idea might eliminate packaging waste forever

According to statistics, Americans alone throw away 70 million tons of packaging every year, that’s 140,000,000,000,000 lbs of waste! Label designer and Pratt Institute student, Aaron Mickelson, thinks he’s found the solution – packaging...
recyclable packaging

We can increase recycling rates by changing perception of packaging

Have you ever wondered why someone may take a perfectly recyclable item and simply throw it in the trash, when they have the option to recycle it? I know I have, and apparently so...
Happy Eggs sustainable packaging

Sustainable egg cartons made from heat pressed hay

Even though a traditional cardboard crate isn't the least sustainable form of packaging you'll find at the supermarket, designer Maja Szcypek has put forth a new concept for an even more eco-friendly packaging design...
sustainable packaging

Fast Food Goes Green

The connection between fast food restaurants and green living seems like a complete contradiction. Amid Styrofoam cups and packaging, plastic lids, cardboard holders, and genetically modified vegetables and inorganic meat, the industry is not...
Million Bottle Wat Detail

4 Ways to Recycle Your Food Packaging

You've poured the last of the cornflakes into your bowl and topped them off with the final few drops of milk. Now what? Do you put both the cardboard cereal box and the plastic milk bottle...
O’right Tree in a Bottle

New “Tree in a Bottle” Changes The Way We View Eco-Packaging

With scientists the world stressing the need for society to become more sustainable, the environmentally-safe marketing has exploded. “Green” and “biodegradable” have become commonplace labels on many consumer items, making it difficult for these...
Redesigned egg carton

Egg Carton Redesign Uses Less Material

When one thinks of egg cartons, rarely do they consider the environmental impacts of the carton they are sold in and the materials used. The traditional egg carton holds a dozen eggs with each egg...
tree

Save Trees: Recycle Your Moving Boxes [Infographic]

Over the last few years we’ve all made small changes to make our lives a little bit greener. Some of us have installed programmable thermostats in our homes while others have started to ride...
Mushroom Packaging Material

Mushroom Packaging Material

There's an eco-friendly alternative to plastic foam in town and it's key constituent is mushroom. The packaging material is so green that it's edible--although it is not recommended. Ecovative Design, a five-year-old company founded by  former...
EcoVative Packing Material

New Eco-Alternative has Competition Packing

When unpacking most electronics or mail-in products, chances are we're left with a pile of plastic packaging. While useful in ensuring we get our products safely, it's aggravating to know that those plastics get...

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