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The growing shift to sustainable packaging

Beauty, Personal Care, Eating, Drinking, Primary Packaging, Bottles, Bottles - Aluminium, Food Cans, Active, Smart Packaging, Sustainable Packaging, Recyclable Packaging, Metal, Recycling

According to the U.S. EPA, the percent of consumer packaging and containers recycled by weight grew from 38% in 2000 to 53% in 2015. People are clearly recycling more and with increased exposure to news stories on the impact materials like plastic are having on the environment, products in non-sustainable packaging are being forced to consider changes.

Is packaging that’s better for the environment also better for your bottom line?

The public’s shift in attitudes is causing consumer brands who depend on non-sustainable packaging to consider eco-friendly packaging. But in highly competitive markets with shrinking margins, is the move worth it?

To shed an impartial light on the topic, we commissioned the Boston Consulting Group to survey more than 5,000 consumers whose gender, age and income closely aligned with U.S. Census data. Our goal was to capture their attitudes toward sustainability, material packaging preferences and their willingness to pay more for eco-friendly packaging.

Focusing on sustainability is proving to be a recipe for success for brands all over the world. Sustainably marketed products are growing 5.6 times faster than conventionally marketed products.

That's because consumers are losing their tolerance for products in packaging that isn't easily or fully recyclable.

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PAC Global and Worldstar awards for Trivium

Trivium Packaging was honored to receive an Award of Distinction in Package Innovation in the Technical Design category from PAC Global and a WorldStar Global Packaging award in the Alcoholic Beverages category for our work on AMBEV S.A. Budweiser’s limited edition 2022 World Cup aluminum beer bottles. Trivium Packaging worked closely with Budweiser to produce bottles that resonated with World Cup fans around the globe. The direct printing of the designs on the bottles created an item that was not only eye-catching but could be kept as a collector’s item.

Trivium Packaging has once again achieved Platinum status for the third year in a row

Trivium Packaging is proud to announce that it has retained its Platinum status for its third consecutive year, the highest ranking in the 2024 EcoVadis sustainability ratings. EcoVadis’ platinum award reflects demonstrated improvements and contributions towards sustainable growth in the past year, with high scores in the Environment, Labor & Human Rights, Ethics, and Sustainable Procurement categories, including a rating of “outstanding” in the Environment category. This recognition is given for exemplary work spanning environmental impact and workforce health.

Advocating For Circularity in Packaging

Trivium Packaging Chief Sustainability Officer Jenny Wassenaar was recently interviewed by Harry MacKenzie, a sustainability brand builder, about their commitment to developing and producing sustainable packaging and the steps Triviuk is taking to reduce its environmental footprint. The conversation delved into the complexities of lifecycle assessments, highlighting how they vary across tools and underscoring the necessity for a standard that truly reflects the circular potential of materials.

Tinned Fish Charcuterie Trend Sparks Conversation On Sustainable Food Options

One of the latest TikTok food trends has been creating delicious spreads using sardines, anchovies, and more, but this trend has more benefits than the vitamins and minerals found in fish. As Bloomberg reports, it is a great sustainable food option for those looking to reduce their carbon footprint! 100% infinitely recyclable metal packaging provides a longer shelf life solution while maintaining its freshness + nutrients and is easier to transport.

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