27 Jun '11, 9pm

Eco-friendly packaging

Eco-friendly packaging

How are various industries playing a role in the trend toward eco-friendly packaging? One of the largest food industry representatives, the Grocery Manufacturers Association, released a report in March, “Reducing Our Footprint: The Food, Beverage and Consumer Products Industry’s Progress in Sustainable Packaging,” that states that from 2005 to 2010, GMA members diverted more than 1.5 billion pounds of packaging from landfills. The goal is to reduce packaging waste by an additional 2.5 billion pounds by 2020. Among the packaging improvements the report cites:

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