You can make a package from recycled material, reduce the weight by 50 percent and ensure that it’s reusable. But that’s not always enough to make it sustainable.
True sustainability requires looking at everything and considering the entire life cycle, said Erica Ocampo, sustainability and advocacy manager at Dow Chemical Co.
Tags: global, food delivery system, resin, recyclable, transportation costs, economic value, biopolymer
Source: PlasticsNews, 2013-05-23.