REDUCE • Eco footprint • Energy • Materials • Waste
Adverts • Reduced packaging http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G7qmCU-ckgc
http://www.recyclenow.com/why_recycling_matters/packaging/whats_happening_to.htmlhttp://www.recyclenow.com/why_recycling_matters/packaging/whats_happening_to.html • Look at this link for improvements to packaging
How do we reduce packaging? • Smaller size • Use less material • Use thinner material • Putting holes in the packaging
Redesigning packaging • Bring in examples of packaging and discuss whether the packaging currently used is too much or too little. Can you show how the amount of packaging can be reduced? • Redesign the packaging of a product so that it becomes a useful item.
Joining & fixing no glues/fixing agents used non-toxic inks appropriate size & protection
WHY ARE PRODUCTS PACKAGED? 1. To protect a product from damage or contamination 2. To keep the product together, to contain it (i.e. So that it does not spill). 3. To identify and advertise the product 4. Protection during Transport and Ease of Transport. 5. Stacking and Storage.
Over packaged What does natural packaging mean?