1.1.3 Benefits of Packaging in Detail

Course subject(s) Module 1. Packaging in a Circular Economy

The primary function of packaging, both in terms of functionality and sustainability, is to protect the product. If a large percentage of your products are damaged or spoiled because of poorly designed packaging, the negative environmental impact that will cause is likely to exceed the environmental impact of the packaging itself many times over. Below we have listed some of the main additional functions of packaging.

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