Sustainability was the buzz word in the packaging industry during 2006.
Michael Impastato, Flint Group North American Packaging06.24.09
Sustainability was the buzz word in the packaging industry during 2006. The idea of sustainability is gaining momentum, and if your customer has not bought the subject up already, they likely will in the future.
Sustainability awareness was rolled-out to the general public in 2005 when BP asked in their television advertising, “What is the size of your carbon footprint?”
Environmentalists have been questioning the impact businesses and consumers are having on greenhouse gases, and the impact those emissions are having on global warming.
Regardless of anyone’s opinion on the impact we humans are having on the weather, we all certainly understand supply and demand after the run-up on energy prices over the last two years. So, even those of us that may be unconvinced on the seriousness of global warming can easily see the business impact that takes place when demand for a material exceeds the supply. And, many of the materials we use in the ink industry come from natu
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