- Replace the stretch film present around the pallets, which provides better product stability during transport and storage, with recyclable or reusable solutions, made of fibres for example;
- To develop a fully recyclable e-commerce packaging solution for transporting products such as chocolate, i.e. with thermal protection.
Arco Berkenbosch, Vice President Innovation and Development, says : "Packaging design has a key role to play in reducing the waste generated on a daily basis and creating a more sustainable future. Our Better Planet Packaging Design Challenge aims to inspire the global design community to work on concrete sustainable packaging design issues. We look forward to seeing the submissions and discovering the first winning innovations from the Better Planet Packaging Design Challenge. »
Applications are open until March 29, 2019 at 5:00 pm. It is possible to apply for both challenges. All entries will be reviewed by a panel of judges selected from Smurfit Kappa's Paper, Recycling, Corrugated and Sustainability divisions.
For all registration details, please go to the group's site : smurfitkappa.com/innovation/design-challenge