101 Things Designers Can Do to Save The Earth

119. Don’t change the package. Change the system.
May 4, 2010, 3:37 pm
Filed under: Paper, Printing, Project Concepts

If you’re at all involved in package design, pick up a copy of Wendy Jedlicka’s book, Packaging Sustainability. She says the secret to making more responsible packaging, surprisingly, ISN’T by changing to more earth-friendly materials. Instead, she suggests you rethink whether you even need a package at all. At the bare minimum, she says see if you can get by with the bare minimum — a package that uses far less materials. Click on the image to read more at Amazon.com.

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So true! How many things are seemingly packaged twice when we receive them? Pack smarter! Good stuff!

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