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FPA’s Sustainability and Flexible Packaging

FPA’s Sustainability and Flexible Packaging

The life cycle attributes of flexible packaging demonstrate many advantages across numerous packaging applications. Flexible packaging starts with less waste for more than 50 years, the flexible packaging industry has been committed to creation innovative, sustainable packaging.
A sustainable package takes into consideration all aspects of the triple botton line (Financial, social,environmental) and each stage of a package’s life cycle, including raw materials, production processes, transportation, functionality, end-of-use option …….

Flexible Packaging buyers guide – Flexible Packaging Association

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Flexible Packaging buyers guide – Flexible Packaging Association
As one of the fastest growing segments of the packaging industry, flexible packaging combines the best qualities of plastic, film, paper and aluminum foil to deliver a broad range of protective properties while employing a minimum of material

Typically taking the shape of a bag, pouch, liner, or overwrap, flexible packaging is defined as any package or any part of a package whose shape can be readily changed. Flexible packages are used for consumer and institutional products and in industrial applications, to protect, market, and distribute a vast array of products.

Leading the way in packaging innovation, flexible packaging adds value and marketability to food and non-food products alike. From ensuring food safety and extending shelf life, to providing even heating, barrier protection, ease of use, resealability and superb printability, the industry continues to advance at an unprecedented rate.
The life cycle attributes of flexible packaging demonstrate many sustainable advantages. Flexible packaging starts with less waste in the first place, greatly reducing landfill discards. Innovation and technology have enabled flexible packaging manufacturers to use fewer natural resources in the creation of their packaging, and improvements in production processes have reduced water and energy consumption, greenhouse gas emissions and volatile organic compounds. Even more, lighter-weight flexible packaging results in less transportation-related energy and fossil fuel consumption and environmental pollution.
With its versatility, custom qualities, efficiency in conserving resources, and sustainability, there’s no better time to consider flexible packaging for your new…more