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Difference of Packaging Materials
Packaging materials are in huge demand. Almost all people & industries are use it to ship or transport products.
Those traditional packaging materials are quite dangerous for our Eco system & for us also. So some packaging industries are now manufacturing biodegradable packaging materials to overcome all this environmental issues. Generally, people get confused when buying this products as they don’t know the difference in biodegradable & traditional packaging materials.
Take a look in this infographic which explains you the difference between the tradition packaging & waste packaging.
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Waste Packaging vs. Traditional Packaging
Zero packaging where products are conceived, produced, distributed and retired with their long-term environmental impacts.
WHAT IT MEANS TO BE ZERO WASTE
- Minimize Waste
- Maximize Recycling
- Reduce Consumption
Ensures that products are made to be reused, repaired, or recycled back into nature or the marketplace.
BENEFITS OF ZERO WASTE
Zero waste means designing and managing and processing to systematically avoid and eliminate the volume and toxicity of waste and materials, conserve and recover all resources.
Implementing zero waste will eliminate all the discharge to land, water, or air that are a threat to planetary humans, and animals.
A future of zero waste packaging would be the one in which all packaging materials are designed with its end of life in mind – from sustainable, safe materials that are close to nature.
1.4 billion pounds of trash are dumped per day in the UK. 40% is packaging materials.
On average we use about 500 disposable cups each year.
MATERIALS USED IN TRADITIONAL PACKAGING INCLUDES:
- Certain plastics
- Polystyrene foam
- Polyvinyl chloride
THEY CONTAIN HARMFUL CHEMICALS THAT CAN:
- Leech into the environment
- Contaminate the ground and water
- Adversely effect plants and animal life