Plastic Packaging is the Problem

Posted on December 20, 2011 by DrRossH in Plastic Waste News

 There has been a trend to plastic way from cardboard boxes or cardboard containment of goods for shipping purposes.  A lot of this is due to cost, not necessarily due to more secure packaging.   Cardboard enjoys very high recycling rates and is naturally biodegradable so it is a much more sustainable product to use than plastic.  Cardboard is heavier than plastic so how would it enter into Sainsbury’s equation of reduction in packaging?  Reduction in plastic packaging ought to be their goal as that is where the problem lies.,KSUO,4IFNBS,1OTQ1,1