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A survey of marketing and packaging professionals finds that the chief focus of the packaging world will shift over the next decade from cost to sustainability. In 10 years, life-cycle analysis and recyclability of packaging will be the most important criteria for evaluating sustainable packaging.
Researchers working for DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers and the trade journal Packaging World captured responses in an August online survey from about 500 subscribers and presented them in an October report, “2012 Survey of Future Packaging Trends.” Commenting on the study’s results, Shanna Moore, global sustainability director for the DuPont division, said: Read more