Some market participants say there has been a sudden calming of the German market for recycled containerboard since the middle of March, prompted by slowing order intake in the corrugated industry.
Sam Jones, Customer Sustainability Manager at DS Smith explores how thoughtful design can streamline the supply chain and reduce overall carbon emissions. and what should businesses bear in mind when they review their packaging choices with regards to sustainability?
Rachel Morier, Director of Sustainability, states, “We hope the checklist acts as a starting point for a much larger collaborative discussion as more companies and their suppliers strive to meet the demands for a true circular economy.”
A division of L’Oréal USA, Seed Phytonutrients is demonstrating its commitment to sustainable packaging with a recycled, recyclable, compostable, paper-based pump bottle that was designed for use in the shower.
“To some degree it’s been a surprise to me because I’ve never seen people so excited about packaging, but our parents really are,” she says.