Eco-friendly packaging?

That depends on product type!

JULY, 2019
It is now undeniable that the use of plastics has reached extreme levels and therefore the urgency of finding alternative solutions to the use of the latter it is becoming increasingly necessary.
There are many solutions to the market, from the use of recyclable materials to compostable ones. In spite of this, it is thought that it is not possible to replace it with plastic material (PET for example).
Jellyfishes – The sound of silence 2018 (show c/o Packaging Première 2019)
Photograph by Pure Dreams Events

But is it really so? Absolutely not!

Ovviamente le plastiche riciclabili (e non) rimangono l’alternativa più comoda. Ma non sono l’unica.
Com’è possibile trovare il packaging giusto, che sia eco-friendly per il pianeta ma che preservi le caratteristiche del tuo prodotto?
Prima di correre ai ripari e ai motori di ricerca internet, è necessario fare un passo indietro e prendere consapevolezza delle caratteristiche che il tuo prodotto presenta. In particolar modo, devi essere in grado di rispondere a queste 4 domande. Questo ti garantirà di ricevere una proposta specifica ed esaustiva nel momento in cui deciderai di chiedere un aiuto esperto per la ricerca del packaging perfetto.
“To convert all the plastic into biological material would need the soil equivalent to that of 7 Earth planets”

1. What is your product made up of?

As you will imagine, the first thing you need to know before choosing a bio-based packaging is the composition of your product. If it contains ingredients that could damage certain types of bottles (such as too much alcohol, for example), some containers will not automatically be eligible for your item.

2. Where will it be held?

Even the place of preservation is absolutely relevant for biobased packaging, which in addition to the internal composition of the product, will surely be exposed to external factors such as sunlight, heat, cold, pressure, etc. This is why it is important to know accurately (and in advance) what the life cycle of the final product will be.

Bioproducts by Cormaf presented during  Packaging Première 2019
Photograph by Pure Dreams Events

3. How long?

In other words: how long will your product (and consequently the bottle) be subjected to internal and external agents? For example: how long will a particular jar containing a face cream be subjected to heat? Will it be boxed and then subjected to pressure due to packaging? Will it be necessary to keep it at temperature? If yes, at what temperature and for a maximum period of how many minutes / hours? All these questions are fundamental in order to find the right packaging for your product.

4. Does your product fear humidity?

Or rather, does it risk losing its properties (for example the consistency or a particular action) if subjected to very humid environments or, on the contrary, too dry? Which is the best place to preserve its status perfectly?

The eco-friendly product for your product exists, you just need professional help to find the one that’s right for you. And our team of experts is at your complete disposal for this purpose! If you already have the answers to the questions above, you don’t need to wait. The perfect packaging is just one click away from you.