Going Green – Where to Start with Eco-Friendly Packaging
WHY GO GREEN?
Across the globe, consumers are seeking eco-friendly products from their favorite brands and manufacturers. We found that in every geographic area studied, the majority of consumers are extremely or very concerned about packaging waste. Additionally, 31% of the general population agrees they are less concerned with the price of a product if it’s made by a company that is mindful of its impact on the environment.
With such a high demand for eco-friendly products, you may be asking yourself where to start. Packaging is often the first interaction consumers have with your product, so it is important to communicate your brand’s values and commitment to the environment through your packaging and labeling. Below, we’ve outlined the eco-friendly side of 3 common packaging solutions.
Glass is a perennial favorite for packaging for many reasons. Primarily, glass is infinitely recyclable and free of harmful chemicals and additives.
The process to recycle and reuse glass can be fast, as it can take as little as 30 days for a glass container to go from recycling bin to store shelf. Glass also has a high success rate for recycling – 80% of glass that is recovered through recycling is made into new glass products
Glass is used across a broad array of product categories, including food and beverage, pharmaceutical, health and beauty and more! Learn more about MJS Packaging’s glass capabilities and product