Boxed Reduction

Brands are redesigning essential packaging to cut down on waste

Implications - While protective packaging is an inevitable component of consumption, brands are seeking out inventive designs that reduce waste. This improves brand perception, but also reduces costs and increases the efficiency of the packaging itself. This indicates a slow, but steady shift – from a focus on quick topical fixes where brands and the environment are concerned, to more detail-oriented, long-term thinking.
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Waste-Reduction Shoe Boxes - Matadog Design Has Created a More Eco-Friendly Shoe Box
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This Month and Viral 2,418 Clicks Pub: Jul 26, 17
Waste-Reduction Shoe Boxes
Matadog Design Has Created a More Eco-Friendly Shoe Box
Andreas Kioroglou, the founder of the design studio Matadog Design spent two years creating a shoe box that is more functional than those often offered by brands, while simultaneously being much... [More]
Wheat Straw Takeout Containers - La Tour's New Containers Can Be Used for Dining In or Takeout
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This Month and Warm 348 Clicks Pub: Jul 19, 17
Wheat Straw Takeout Containers
La Tour's New Containers Can Be Used for Dining In or Takeout
The Hawaiian fast casual restaurant chain La Tour Café, recently teamed up with a company called Eco-Products to solve the pressing issue of restaurant waste. The result of the partnership is an... [More]
Sustainable Smartphone Packaging - This Eco-Friendly Box Represents a Company Committed to Reuse
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This Week and Warm 286 Clicks Pub: Aug 7, 17
Sustainable Smartphone Packaging
This Eco-Friendly Box Represents a Company Committed to Reuse
Much of the public recognizes that the smartphone manufacturing industry is terribly unsustainable; however, what this eco-friendly box represents is some hope surrounding a responsible use of... [More]
Sustainable Meal Delivery Kits - The Meal Delivery Service HelloFresh Offers an Eco-Friendly Box
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This Month and Warm 242 Clicks Pub: Jul 18, 17
Sustainable Meal Delivery Kits
The Meal Delivery Service HelloFresh Offers an Eco-Friendly Box
HelloFresh is a meal delivery service that runs in Western Europe, North America and in Australia, and the brand is ensuring that it doesn’t contribute to excessive waste by shipping its... [More]
Insulating Wooden Boxes - The 'WooBox' is an Eco-Friendly Alternative to Styrofoam Packaging
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This Quarter and Average 86 Clicks Pub: Jun 6, 17
Insulating Wooden Boxes
The 'WooBox' is an Eco-Friendly Alternative to Styrofoam Packaging
Polystyrene, or styrofoam packaging, is often used for transporting fresh food because it is cost-effective, easily produced and excellent for insulating—but it is not a material that is friendly... [More]
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