Improving Recycling Efforts by Engaging Everyone in the Value Chain

Thierry Fabozzi, PTI

On the issue of environmentally-responsible packaging and sustainability efforts, one thing is for certain. There is no easy, “one solution fits all.”

Terms such as sustainability, recycling, bio-sourced, biodegradable, and others, are frequently interpreted differently by professionals in the packaging and plastics community. So, how can we possibly expect consumers to understand what these terms mean and the impact of their actions on the environment?

Let’s explore this topic further by using a few specific packaging types and attributes as examples.