Understand sustainable packaging design in practice [article]

X Ma, James Moultrie, Apollo-University Of Cambridge Repository, Apollo-University Of Cambridge Repository
2018
© 2018 Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture. All Rights Reserved. Packaging waste is known to be a significant problem for firms and society. Packaging materials constitute 65% of global solid waste. Increasingly, the cost of processing packaging waste is being directed to firms through legislation and stricter regulations. However, the sustainable packaging work in practice remains unclear and the packaging waste is still an issue. To solve this problem, seven interviews
more » ... seven interviews were conducted with the sustainable packaging tool users and tool providers. The interviews were transcribed and analyzed. It is clear that there are gaps between tool providers and users.
doi:10.17863/cam.34122 fatcat:mopacwpeqvbpfhlexiiybhq7v4