Packaging ecodesign for environmental, economic, and social benefits and recognition

Overview of ecodesign

  • Reduces the environmental footprint of packaging by considering all phases in its life cycle
  • Considers environmental and standard design criteria (e.g. usability, safety, performance, aesthetics and cost) in the earliest design stages

Free tools and support for companies

OptimEco.ca portal

A comprehensive site to learn more about key ecodesign concepts and strategies to design more ecoresponsible packaging and yield economic, environmental and social benefits

OptimEco kit

A decision-making tool to support executives and provide rationales to justify approaches to design more ecoresponsible containers, packaging and printed matter.

Support

Companies benefit from expert advice based on an approach that is tailored to their needs.

Credit for recycled content

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