Published on the Packaging World Web site
| September 8, 2010
What a waste! An article from Earth911.com describes how coconut husks, which would ordinarily be disposed of, can be easily processed to produce materials sturdy enough for packing or building. This eco-innovation is not only helpful to the planet; it is also giving a revenue boost to struggling coconut farmers around the globe, the article relates. greenerpackage.com/node/2911
While some think Procter & Gamble’s announcement that it will be moving a number of its cosmetics/beauty care products into sugarcane-based packaging is sweet, at least one GreenerPackage.com visitor thinks the move will put a strain on a commodity industry already facing a shortage. Where do you fall?