Reports estimate that 33 percent of all food produced worldwide is wasted. Sustainable packaging practices are one step in the right direction, and adhesives suppliers help make that happen. Although they represent less than 3 percent of total packaging costs, adhesives play a critical role in creating sustainable packaging.
Below, Shawn Lee, global marketing manager, packaging solutions at H.B. Fuller, talks about how adhesives reduce food waste and further sustainability efforts, and why flimsy labels are bad for everyone.