How much are consumers willing to spend
New research has found that public opinion has turned so far against plastic use that a majority of people would pay a premium to see their goods packaged in eco-friendly materials.
The study surveyed participants for their preferences related to sustainable packaging along with their willingness to pay more for products with environmentally friendly packaging. 65% of those polled said they associate plastic with ocean pollution, while 57% said they saw it as harmful.
New Sustainable Packaging Innovations
There are a lot of new innovations in sustainable packaging. For instance, Rema 1000 Maskinrens own-brand dishwash detergent bottle is now being made from recycled fishing nets from Danish discount retail chain Rema 1000. Another new innovation came about when researchers from the University of Minnesota and Northwestern University improved the recycling process of polyurethane through the development of a twin-screw extrusion process that improves mixing and air removal in foams.
Why we manufacturer in Missouri
St. Louis made the Top 10 Manufacturing Cities in the United States. It’s not surprising considering St. Louis is home to 1,155 industrial companies, employing 73,834. St. Louis is also within 48 hours of 70% of population.
HP to Eliminate 75% of Single-Use Plastic Packaging by 2025
Way to go HP! They are transitioning from plastic foam packaging cushions to those made with 100% recycled, molded pulp for HP’s notebooks, desktops, and displays.