Jars and bottles innovation cuts costs and environmental impact

13-Jan-2015

...while boosting aesthetics and function, reports Kitty So

Germany’s Qmilk produces a lightweight, naturally antibacterial bioplastic, which can be used to manufacture jars and bottles for cosmetics

Innovations in the manufacture of bottles and jars – from using waste food as feedstock, to creating gas bubbles in traditional materials in order to lighten packages and reduce material inputs – are helping personal care product companies

reduce costs and their environmental footprint simultaneously. Where companies are really smart, they can use innovations to improve aesthetics and add functionality.

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