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Innovation & Sustainability in a Challenging Environment


Published on April 15, 2020

The healthcare packaging industry knows that recycling and reuse can be tricky to synergize with sterility and human medicine and that’s okay. We are always up for a good challenge.

Plastics are the mainstay of modern packaging. Yet, they’ve become a pariah in many sustainability schools of thought, and their ecological impact is undeniable.

Most manufacturing organizations have set goals and action plans to address the use of, and alternatives to, plastics in packaging. We understand that sustainability must be a priority, no matter how challenging it is to achieve.

In the current COVID-19 environment, the year is following a tough trajectory. Among our work teams and in our families, our beliefs about unity, resiliency and adaptability are being tested as we put them into practice.

Working from home? What better time to explore out-of-the-box (or bag!) concepts? Let’s become fearless brainstormers about materials, substrates, and the science of sustainability. One day soon, we’ll be resuming our routines with a new appreciation for our work, and some promising concepts to share with the team.

This Packaging Digest article features five packaging trends and philosophies. Food for thought as we self-isolate for the greater good.

Full Article from Packaging Digest


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