Archive for April 3, 2018

When It Comes To Packaging, Reuse, Recycling Important

Written by Economic Development Jobs on April 3, 2018. Posted in Fishing utility box, Round clamshell packaging, Utility box plastic

Thermoformed packaging

There is a crisis going on in the world that few people even know about, and it has to do with the plastic packaging that we use for various items. Of the 78 million metric tons of packaging that was used across the globe in 2103, 40% of it wound up in landfills, and another 32% was improperly disposed both on land and at sea. IN fact, plastics pollution in the worlds’ oceans is a huge problem. It’s estimated that there currently is about 150 metric tons of plastic floating in oceans worldwide, and a report has estimated that without changes, there could be more plastic in the ocean than fish by 2050. This problem can’t be solved all at once, but a good place to start is with green packaging that can be recycled.

With nearly 32 million metric tons of plastic waste improperly disposed of each year,