These familiar packaging symbols can tell you a lot about a package’s carbon footprint.
As humans begin to reckon with the devastating effects of plastic on marine life, companies are developing innovative materials made from ocean plastic pollution.
Sustainable and environmentally friendly packaging is no longer a thoughtful idea: It’s a responsibility. No matter where you look in the retail and shipping industries, you’ll find language documenting the steps that the company is taking to provide more sustainable packaging options for its products.
The packaging industry has boomed in the 21st century to become an incredible economic powerhouse. And considering recent research into its market forecast, there is no slowing down for this growing industry. In 2019, the global packaging industry was valued at $917 billion and is expected to grow steadily at 2.8% to reach $1.05 trillion by 2024.
Over the past several years, Zenpack has received countless inquiries about eco-friendly packaging. Environmentally conscious businesses from all different industries are looking for sustainable solution, biodegradable packaging, 100% post-consumer content materials and innovative products that will help lessen the impact their commercial packaging has on the planet.
Amazon’s mission to eliminate wasteful packaging will roll out in 2019 with a fee on all items which are not certified. Zenpack created this Q&A to help sellers understand Amazon’s guidelines for certification and potential packaging solutions.