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Sustainability is a consumer trend that is transforming the packaging industry. The top three concerns in relation to beverage packaging include recycling or landfilling, renewable resources and energy, said Erin Reynolds, marketing director at Evergreen Packaging, at last year’s Sustainable Packaging Forum in St. Petersburg, FL.
Currently, 56.1 percent of American households have access to carton recycling.
The package itself is the most popular source for recycling information.
Cartons can now be recycled in 45 percent of US households.
The switch delivers significant performance and cost advantages along with sustainability benefits and a significantly reduced carbon footprint.
Modified air packaging and material-reducing redesigns were among those recognized.