Alternative Casing

Adding eco appeal, brands are turning to bizarre materials for packaging

Implications - Adding both novelty and oftentimes an ecological upgrade to existing products, alternative forms of packaging are becoming more and more commonplace. In addition to piquing the interest of consumers, these materials also tend to inspire the packaging itself, creating even more shelf appeal.
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Plantable Food Packages - This Eco-Friendly Food Packaging Can be Used to Grow Herbs
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Warm 74,875 Clicks Pub: Jan 20, 13
Plantable Food Packages
This Eco-Friendly Food Packaging Can be Used to Grow Herbs
A clever and eco-friendly food packaging project is on its way into the market. Michal Marka, a designer from Ruzemborok, Slovakia, has designed this biodegradable food bowl in hopes of educating... [More]
Mushroom Packing Materials - New York Company Makes Packaging from Agricultural Waste and Mushrooms
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Warm 22,953 Clicks Pub: Jun 24, 13
Mushroom Packing Materials
New York Company Makes Packaging from Agricultural Waste and Mushrooms
Ecovative, based out of Green Island, New York, manufactures sustainable packaging from agricultural waste and the mycelium (in essence, the root) of mushrooms. Company co-founder Eben Bayer says... [More]
Coconut Shell Containers - Botia Nests for Food Make Use of Organic Waste to Reduce Produce Losses
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Warm 30,841 Clicks Pub: Nov 14, 13
Coconut Shell Containers
Botia Nests for Food Make Use of Organic Waste to Reduce Produce Losses
Very little can be said against the concept of these Botiá Nests for Food. Very much unlike the typical production equation, the manufacturing of these containers actually reduces the wasting of... [More]
Biodegradable Champagne Sheaths - Naturally Clicquot is an Eco-Friendly Champagne Bottle Packaging
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Average 2,044 Clicks Pub: Oct 19, 13
Biodegradable Champagne Sheaths
Naturally Clicquot is an Eco-Friendly Champagne Bottle Packaging
French designer Cédric Ragot developed an innovative champagne bottle packaging for Veuve Clicquot that is made of potatoes and recycled paper, making it completely biodegradable. Part of the... [More]
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