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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Laurel Miller; Stephen Aldridge
|Description:||248 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm|
|Contents:||Packaging and the environment : What is packaging and why do we need it? ; Global warming ; Man as consumer and global warming ; Why has packaging become linked with global warming? ; How retailers, consumers and legislators are beginning to embrace environmental initiatives --
The search for environmental solutions : Reduce ; Reuse ; Recycle ; The search for new materials ; Other environmental solutions ; Energy recovery and incineration ; Landfill --
Designing creative environmentally friendly packaging : Brand recognition and ownership ; The design process ; Consider the effect of shape ; Modify a standard pack shape ; Functionality ; Vintage styling ; Less is more ; Lightweighting ; Use recyclable materials ; Use recycled materials ; Design with reuse in mind ; Good environmental labeling ; Keep up to date ; Case studies : Coca Cola lightweight glass bottle; Help remedies; Ecolean; NoBottle; Sennheiser CX-300 headphones; Boots ready made reading glasses --
Directory of materials --
Directory of packaging formats --
Life cycle analysis --
Recycling and sustainable symbols.
|Responsibility:||Laurel Miller & Stephen Aldridge.|