European Plastics Pact

European Plastics Pact

The guidelines at European level for plastic industry players on sustainable packaging At European level as well as worldwide, new legislations for sustainable packaging have been approved which monitor the amount of plastic packaging produced. Each company using a...
Enabling plastic packaging innovation for decreasing waste

Enabling plastic packaging innovation for decreasing waste

Case study: which business models enable prevention of waste in the plastic packaging industry   1. The players involved in the plastic packaging value chain As you might be already aware, big brands, retailers and other stakeholders are increasing their...
How to design eco friendly packaging?

How to design eco friendly packaging?

What to consider when designing eco friendly packaging, taking a lifecycle approach. Fruits have their own protective “packaging”. Lemons, oranges or other citrus fruits’ skin is rough, it protects from impacts, the round shape distributes forces evenly. Still, in our...
Four strategies to develop eco design products

Four strategies to develop eco design products

What is the lifecycle of a product? For designers, aesthetics are definitively important to make people interested in using the product. However, the designer’s role goes beyond that. In fact, the design of a product starts at the beginning of the product’s...
The journey to sustainable design

The journey to sustainable design

Designers are often thought to make things look pretty. For me, design goes way beyond that. Design has a big role to play in the entire life cycle of a product. I strongly believe it is the responsibility of the designer to understand how a product is manufactured,...