Understanding your packaging life cycle

Manufacturing any product requires energy and with consumer packaging these levels can be significant. The fuel used either directly, or via electricity, has a MASSIVE impact on the final footprint of a piece of packaging.

This is highly relevant when we import materials which have been made with coal fired electricity compared to wind generated electricity. Steel and aluminium are both imported from outside Europe, so recycling and remaking locally has a double win.

The packaging life cycle

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