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Put Your Packaging on a Diet

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Jacob
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Re: Packing and safeguarding
Jacob   11/5/2013 8:13:56 AM
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"by green, i'm talking about what happens to the packaging after it's protected the product. Can it be reused? Recycled? Styrofoam which does a good job of protecting certainy isn't good for the environment."

Hailey, normal it's become a part of fire work. Now a day's I had seen such wood particles are retreated and using for making small furniture like shelf, storage cases etc.

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Hailey Lynne McKeefry   10/31/2013 7:33:40 PM
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@Jacob, by green, i'm talking about what happens to the packaging after it's protected the product. Can it be reused? Recycled? Styrofoam which does a good job of protecting certainy isn't good for the environment.

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Jacob   10/27/2013 11:33:24 PM
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"I wonder how some of the "green" materials compare to more traditional packaging--and whether there are less packaging intensive approaches that still safeguard the products. Does anyone know?"

Hailey, what are these green materials? The ultimate aim of any sort of packing is the protection of inside content.

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Hailey Lynne McKeefry   10/25/2013 6:29:34 PM
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@Jacob, this is an interesting point. I wonder how some of the "green" materials compare to more traditional packaging--and whether there are less packaging intensive approaches that still safeguard the products. Does anyone know?

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Jacob   10/7/2013 11:47:48 PM
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"Summer is over, fall has arrived, and winter is right around the corner. As the days grow shorter and colder, don't let inertia take over. Instead, put your packaging on a diet. Here are three reasons why a packaging slim down will improve the health of your company's supply and the world:"

Frank, we have to agree to your suggestion, but at the same time we have to give atmost importance to the saftey of the device/machinery too. Since logistic peoples are handling the packet in a careless manner (mishandling), companies are forced to add an extra layers of protection for the safe guarding the inside content.

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Ariella   10/7/2013 9:32:36 PM
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@Hailey that's true, so perhaps there is cause to hope for improvement in the future.

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Hailey Lynne McKeefry   10/7/2013 8:28:11 PM
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@Ariella, you got me to thinking--and it seems like we have to learn this lesson over and over again. I remember the early days of Music CDS...what a waste of plastic. Expensive, time consuming, etc. And finally everyone got on board and stopped it. However, with each new product category we have to relearn the lesson.

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Hailey Lynne McKeefry   10/7/2013 8:25:21 PM
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@Flyingscot, this is a good list and i bet the order is probably pretty typical. Organiations are going to be looking at cost and product fit first...but the other elements can help the vendor differentiate itself.

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Ariella   10/7/2013 8:28:33 AM
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It's true that there is a huge amount of waste in packaging. Also those seals plastic cases are really a pain to open.

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FLYINGSCOT   10/5/2013 3:40:40 PM
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What we look for in our packaging is : fit for purpose, inexpensive, has some brand value, recyclable.



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