The world is asking for a change on all perspectives of packaging development for different industries. That’s why raw materials keep on being a valuable innovation source for the whole process.
In this ongoing search we can list:
Milk protein packages:
This design of an edible film based on milk protein, salt and citrus pectin is an innovative alternative to the use of plastic. It quickly dissolves inside the mouth, leaving no waste behind. Let’s think about special editions, flavored packs and everything we can imagine to provide new solutions.
Among the innovations, there is the label with water-soluble adhesive that allows wine bottles to be reused while bringing costs down. This reduces the use of energy and downscales polluting emissions.
This adhesive, designed for the labeling of wine bottles, allows for the complete removal of the label avoiding waste when washed using a 1.5% bleach solution.
To be a green label means to be fully committed to the environment. Bottles made from green fiber are an excellent option to keep beverages fresh avoiding the use of tin aluminum or glass. Carlsberg Beer presents an example of this technology with this sustainable packaging design to become a 100% green brand.
Cardboard is used to make a good design that is environment-friendly and is an excellent alternative to other elements more commonly used. Moreover, cardboard manufacturing has evolved so much that there are even cardboard packages that can be buried and used as organic compost since they are created with biodegradable products.
Paper that Turns into Soap
During the pandemic, thousands of pharmacies worked on delivering a sole message to shoppers on collective care to face Coronavirus: wash your hands regularly. Thus, paper mills developed paper that, in contact with water, becomes soap. Moreover, this paper was used to make the informative paper bags medications were delivered in.
Functional Packages to Seed
Rhoeco tea brand proposes a very original sustainable packaging, since its product comes inside a package that looks like a flower-pot and includes seeds of the said purchased tea. The idea is once the product has been consumed, you can grow a tea plant inside the package.