Plastics Packaging – Maximize Return and Minimize Impact

Have you ever thought about the “life cycle” of plastics packaging?
Current best practice thinking is that packaging should be designed to

  • Satisfy technical, consumer and customer needs
  • Minimises environmental impact.

ie. – Use the minimum amount of resources to serve its core purpose and maximise the opportunity for recycling.

A key UK and European endorsed design guide has been published to

  • Encourage designers to consider recycling possibilities
  • Provide guidelines for those wishing to make their packaging more recyclable


ECOS Environmental Consultants Limited