Sustainability is at the forefront of consumers’ and regulators’ minds. If you’re not discussing measures to improve your brand’s commitment to it, you’re falling behind.
The environmental movement is particularly important to initiatives like clean beauty in the HBA market and food sustainability, but it’s not unique to any one industry. Consumers are responding as well: Research suggests that nearly 75% percent are willing to pay more for products in sustainable packaging, and 60% say they are less likely to buy products in environmentally harmful packaging.
Luckily, manufacturers have developed eco-responsible materials without sacrificing quality.
In search of true tree-free substrates, manufacturers have innovated with agricultural fibers that are rapidly renewable resources. Emerald Tree-Free paperboard is made from bagasse, a byproduct of sugarcane. It’s durable enough for folding cartons while also presenting coating options that speak to your brand’s sustainability efforts and add a touch of luxury.
Emerald Brand Tree-Free paperboard is:
Perfect for: Food packaging, folding cartons, marketing collateral, and luxury packagingLearn more about specific sugarcane paperboard options
Another innovation in eco-responsible packaging materials is the development of post-consumer recycled substrates. Oliver offers Clearwater Paper ReMagine premium paperboard. This material contains up to 30% recycled fiber and matches the performance of SBS with a sustainable edge. ReMagine is optimized for print quality and customization, and is FDA-compliant for all types of food contact.
Perfect for: HBA packaging, food packaging, point-of-purchase displays, folders, greeting cards
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