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How plastics packaging can help the exporter

How Plastics Packaging Can Help the Exporter (Conference) (1975 London)

How plastics packaging can help the exporter

a technical view

by How Plastics Packaging Can Help the Exporter (Conference) (1975 London)

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Published by Plastics and Rubber Institute in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[held] 21st October 1975, The City University, London.
ContributionsPlastics and Rubber Institute.
The Physical Object
Pagination1v.(various pagings)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14804558M

  In this book you'll find little things you as an individual can do to avoid single-use plastics and help save the world. You'll find sweet and simple ideas like carrying around your own cutlery, getting ice cream in a cone instead of a cup, and buying loose doughnuts or pastries for snacks instead of packaged : Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale. Plastic vacuum packaging for meat can result in 75% less food waste than store-wrapped meat. Note: This article continues the series of updates in Plastics Engineering from Plastics Make it Possible®, an initiative sponsored by America’s Plastics Makers® through the ACC.

  Old plastic bottles can make excellent storage containers. Take back your kitchen space with this really cool and very affordable kitchen storage solution. Making repurposed containers out of your old bottles is fun and super easy, plus you could save yourself some money by crafting something you need instead of having to go out and buy it.   For years, we’ve been conned into thinking the problem of plastic packaging can be solved through better individual action. We’re told that if we simply recycle we’re doing our part.

Advances in plastic technology has made plastic packaging more efficient: the average packaging weight for a product has been reduced over 28 percent in the last decade. Plastic packaging is convenient for consumers: clear plastic lets shoppers view the item they are purchasing and plastic packaging is easy to open.   The single largest use for plastic is packaging, Jambeck says. At this recycling center in southeast Asia, much of the waste is thin-film plastic that was once used to .


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