The study reveals that replacing plastics in consumer products and packaging with a mix of alternative materials that provide the same function would increase environmental costs.
July 28, 2016
A new study by Trucost, New York, finds the environmental cost of using plastics in consumer goods and packaging is nearly four times less than it would be if plastics were replaced with alternative materials.
Retail-ready packaging represents more than 50% of total demand.
July 20, 2016
Demand for retail-ready packaging is forecast to increase 5.2% annually to $6.2 billion in 2020, outpacing the overall packaging market average, according to a new study, “Retail Ready Packaging,” released from The Freedonia Group, Cleveland, Ohio.