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Now more than ever, companies are increasingly shifting their focus towards eco-friendly approaches to packaging, recognizing the dual benefits of reducing environmental impact and cutting costs. At Express, we’re here to highlight the latest packaging sustainability trends, along with the significance of sustainable packaging and how to achieve it.

Why Sustainable Packaging Matters

Choosing sustainable packaging isn’t just a future trend; it’s a must for your business. Recent stats show that 66% of U.S. consumers are willing to pay more for eco-friendly products. It’s not just about being green; it’s smart business that will give you a competitive edge.

For industries like household products, beauty, and food, keeping up means embracing eco-friendly packaging beyond single-use plastics. Plenty of options exist, from using green materials to more imaginative recycling and innovative labels. 

At Express Packaging, we’re joining the effort to make eco-friendly choices more accessible. Social responsibility is at the core of our values, and we’re making efforts to reduce the impact of packaging waste and create a healthier, more sustainable future.

How Packaging Can Be More Sustainable

One way to make packaging more eco-friendly is by using a technique called lightweighting, which means using less weight or materials for packaging. It’s a solution meant to tackle packaging waste and make shipping more efficient.

Lightweighting has benefits like saving on material and shipping costs and reducing landfill waste. Companies can participate by making packages smaller, using lighter materials, or choosing thinner films. 

By opting for lightweighting solutions, your company can contribute to a greener environment and enjoy practical advantages. At Express, we’re here to help navigate these decisions, ensuring sustainability without compromising the strength of your packaging.

Recyclable Packaging: Think With The End in Mind

When it comes to sustainability, keep in mind that being eco-friendly is an ongoing cycle, and recycling plays a crucial role in closing that loop. Beyond just recycling, it is important to educate your consumers regularly about responsible packaging practices. 

This involves highlighting the importance of recycling and embracing new sustainability trends like compostable packaging and labels, which help reduce environmental impact.

At Express Packaging, our commitment to sustainability is more than just a promise – it’s a practice. We actively contribute to this cycle by recycling over 98% of our box material waste. Corrugated fiberboard is more easily recyclable than any other paper product and is often crafted from recycled materials, making it a great green alternative.

Green Sustainable Packaging at Express

In the world of packaging, taking eco-friendly measures is crucial to protecting the environment. Whether you’re into making packages lighter, reusing materials, or recycling, Express Packaging is here to guide you in making smart choices for your business. Ready to make your packaging greener? Get a quote from Express Packaging today.

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