How to choose sustainable packaging for your product

Saloni Doshi Saturday, 1 December 2018

EcoEnclose is a company that produce a range of eco-friendly packaging products. They are passionate about bringing innovation and eco-solutions to shipping supplies, by developing packaging made with as much recycled content as is humanly possible, and that can be easily recycled into new packaging in its next life. We talk to their co-owner about eco-packaging and get the lowdown on what precisely eco-friendly packaging is, and the argument for recyclable packaging versus biodegradable packaging.


In this video, you'll learn:

  • What is eco-friendly packaging?
  • Biodegradable plastic packaging: what are the different types of bioplastic, how do product biodegrade and some common misconceptions?
  • Biodegradable Packaging vs Recyclable Plastic Packaging.
  • Choosing your eco-friendly packaging.

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