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Share of packaging waste in total household waste (OECD)

Share of packaging waste in total household waste (OECD)

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Uploaded 22 Feb 2012 by GRID-Arendal
Year: 2006
From collection: Vital Waste Graphics 2
Author: Emmanuelle Bournay
Description:
Once a product is manufactured and ready to be sold, it must be distributed. To protect it from dirt and shocks, to make it easier to store, but also to make it look appealing, a whole science has developed to design the most suitable wrappings. The variety of products demands a huge diversity of packaging and a wide range of materials: cardboard boxes, glass jars, plastic bags, plastic film, aluminium wrappers and expanded polystyrene, to name just a few.
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