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Unformatted text preview: Example of Packaging Reduction ME4211 Development of Green Products 1 UPK / MECH Factors working against minimization of packaging waste
• • Rising consumption expenditure-demand for more
Time spent shopping for and preparing food
§ • Fewer people living in households
§ • • smaller pack sizes Ageing population
§ • demand for smaller pack sizes More people eating alone
§ • 1934 -150 mins per day
1994 -15 mins per day
2004 -6 mins per day more emphasis on easy opening Combining easy opening with tamper-evidence
Internet shopping with home delivery
Avoid buying products that have2 a lot of packaging ME4211 Development of Green Products UPK / MECH ...
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This note was uploaded on 12/07/2011 for the course ME ME4211 taught by Professor Dr.a.vyas during the Winter '11 term at NYU Poly.
- Winter '11