Beverage makers and bottlers face increased competition on all fronts and growing pressure from consumers, retailers and even governments for sustainable, environmentally friendly packaging. Specializing in premium and infinitely recyclable metal bottle and keg solutions, Trivium provides the industry with distinctive and innovative packaging solutions.
In this White Paper, Jenny Wassenaar, VP Sustainability at Trivium, highlights how brand owners could take the next step and show that their packaging is truly sustainable.
“Cradle-to-Gate, Cradle-to-Grave, and Circular LCAs have a role to play, but a more comprehensive Holistic Packaging Sustainability Assessment could give brand owners even more compelling sustainability credentials. Such an assessment would take into account all aspects relating to circularity such as recycled content, recycling rate, intrinsic yield, and substitution of primary resources.”
Real-world performance of packaging materials varies widely. For example, 80% of metal is recycled in Europe, but only 41% of plastics. Jenny underlines that steel and aluminum also perform particularly well when a wider view of recycling is adopted.
“Metal packaging is infinitely recyclable without a loss of quality or downcycling, and recycling aluminum saves 95% of the energy required for primary production. We know that packaging is a valuable communication channel for encouraging consumers to recycle waste, and prominent logos such as the ‘Metal Recycles Forever’ logo are part of this.”
The White paper is available for download at TriviumPackaging.com.
World's lightest seafood can created by Trivium
Pioneering work at Trivium’s aluminium can plant in Cuxhaven, north Germany, supported by our R&D Centre, resulted in the production of the world’s lightest aluminium seafood can. Despite it's ultra-lightweight, it retains the stability of a standard can and can be fitted with an Easy Open ring-pull lid.
Distinct shaping and tamper-evident sealing for Mead-Hohnson's Enfinitas
When Mead-Johnson was preparing to launch its Enfinitas infant nutrition product in China, they needed a packaging supplier that could deliver safety and innovation. Trivium developed an award-winning solution that featured a three-piece metal can design.
Trivium receives international design award for Cocinero aerosol
A well-known sunflower edible oil brand in Argentina has now been brought to the attention of a worldwide audience by winning a major international packaging award. Cocinero Clasico Oil’s distinctive aluminium aerosol can produced by Trivium Packaging Argentina overcame strong competition in the prestigious aerosol and bottles category at the 2020 International Metal Decorating and Packaging Association (IMDPA) Awards.
White paper: The holistic approach to measuring sustainability
Packaging material selection has become more complex in this era of increased environmental awareness. The importance of sustainability is undeniably growing. In this white paper, we present an approach to a Holistic Packaging Sustainability Assessment that expands traditional LCA methods to account for circularity while also factoring in the impact of packaging materials on the waste stream and improving shelf life.
Brand’s history captured in a quartet of delightful illustrations
Behind many popular brands lies an interesting history and many intriguing stories. Trivium has been responsible for some memorable examples, and the pick of the 2020 collection is likely to be the limited edition sardine cans celebrating the 100th anniversary of Pointe de Penmarc’h.
Building a beverage brand on sustainability
Proud Source Water’s strategy for succeeding in the highly competitive bottled water market was to appeal to both environmentally conscious and quality-conscious consumers. Key to achieving that goal was product packaging that had the lowest possible end-of-life impact but also met requirements for durability and resealability.
Farrow & Ball enhances brand image with Trivium Metal Packaging
Farrow & Ball has built its brand on the pillars of beauty and eco-friendliness. With Trivium metal cans printed and produced in various sizes from 750 ml to 5 L, the brand has established a recognisable and iconic package that matches the quality of the contents.
Trivium Packaging is proud to announce that its manufacturing facilities in La Flêche and Moëlan, France have again achieved the International Organization for Standardisation 14001 certification. ISO 14001 is the most updated standard of its kind and focuses on environmental management systems and performance.
New report finds overwhelming majority of global consumers are willing to pay more for sustainable packaging
According to new research by Trivium Packaging, nearly three-quarters (74 percent) of consumers are willing to pay more for sustainable packaging. The report, developed in partnership with Boston Consulting Group, surveyed participants for their preferences related to sustainable packaging along with their willingness to pay more for products with environmentally friendly packaging.
Trivium launches Digital Colour Proofing
The name Trivium comes with a pedigree that represents some of the most outstanding aerosol and dispensing packaging developments in the cosmetic and personal care sector. Digital Colour Proofing (DCP) is a unique service to customers that provides greater control and flexibility throughout the packaging design and development process to reduce lead times and meet requirements for smaller and changing volumes.
To contribute to the growing demand for infant formula products, Ausnutria and Trivium will soon be starting construction of a brand-new joint venture facility at Ausnutria’s production site in Heerenveen, the Netherlands. A shared investment between Ausnutria, a leading infant formula manufacturer and Trivium, one of the world’s leading metal packaging producers, will result in the opening of a more than 10.000 m² can manufacturing plant in 2020.
- Jo Webb
- Company News
- Created 01 Sep 2020
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