SGS Expert Looks at the Problem of Unsustainable Packaging

the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company, has
published an article looking the problem of unsustainable packaging.

It is predicted that by 2050 we will be using 140 billion tons of resources
every year. This is unsustainable.

significant part of the problem is packaging that is being used to display,
protect and transport the goods we buy. In 2018, it was estimated every EU
citizen generated 174 kg of packaging waste. This is unsustainable.

governments and industry are no longer ignoring this problem. They are now
looking for more sustainable packaging options that reduce resource use and
increase recyclability.

Consumer Compact article looks at the global problem of packaging waste,
considering its scale, the pressure being exerted by governments and consumers,
and the responses being taken by industry.

the original Consumer Compact article, ‘Turning
the Tide: Creating Sustainable Packaging Solutions

Packaging Services

offers a one-stop service to help manufacturers produce and supply sustainable
packaging to clients operating in markets around the world. Theirs solutions
cover sustainable fiber services for paper and cardboard packaging, biodegradability
and compostability testing, design and prototyping, life cycle analysis and
cradle-to-cradle certification. After all, it’s only trusted because it’s
tested. Learn more about SGS Packaging

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company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity.
With more than 89,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,600 offices
and laboratories around the world.

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