19 percent weight reduction, improved transport efficiency and energy conservation
Strathcona Paper's GreenChoice 100 is manufactured from 100% post-use recycled waste paper fibres.
The new design enables easier recycling and has the added benefit of using a renewable polymer (PLA) as the material of construction.
The eco tray reduces the carbon footprint of the finished product by 85-90%, compared to conventional plastic packaging.
The criteria presented here blend broad sustainability objectives with business considerations and strategies that address the environmental concerns related to the life cycle of packaging. By successfully addressing these criteria, packaging can be transformed into a closed loop flow of packaging materials in a system that is economically robust and provides benefit throughout the life cycle - a sustainable packaging system.