Power of Sustainable Packaging Guide
Numbers have shown that in recent years, packaging waste has become more common than ever. If these trends were to continue, it’s estimated that roughly 12 billion metric tons of plastic waste will be in landfills or the natural environment and there may be more plastic than fish in the world’s oceans by 2050.
The world is ready to take a stand and consumers have done their research. Heavily driven by the consumer demand, CPGs and brand owners are working hard to offer more sustainable packaging for their products. With this heightened awareness around packaging, the industry is prioritizing investments in research and development to make flexible packaging more sustainable than existing packaging options to help promote the circular economy.
The packaging industry can greatly contribute to decreasing the carbon footprint and building an ideal circular economy, by utilizing inks and coatings that promote:
Download Sun Chemical’s “Power of Sustainable Packaging Guide” to learn how sustainable inks and coatings can contribute to overarching sustainability goals.