Flexible packaging is considered a resource-efficient solution due to its low weight. Photo: Iglo

Meat-eating pitcher plants served as a blueprint for this invention. Due to their extremely smooth surface inside prey cannot escape. Photo: Thomas Gronemeyer

Flexible Packaging could Save 26 Million Tons of Packaging Material

Flexible packaging saves resources

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Packaging should be viewed as part of the circular economy. This includes not only recycling but also such factors as material loss, food waste, resource input and volume of waste. Photo: FPE

Less is more

Combating food waste

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Packaging should be considered as part of a closed loop economy. In addition to recycling, this also includes the factors of material loss, food waste, use of resources and waste generation. Photo: FPE

What is classified as flexible packaging and what is not?