What Is Reusable Packaging?

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According to Wikipedia reusable packaging is as follows:

Reusable packaging is manufactured of durable materials and is specifically designed for multiple trips and extended life.”

So as we can see, for packaging to be considered reusable there are a few simple criteria:

  • be durable
  • be designed for multiple trips
  • have an extended life-span

When looking at these criteria I think we sometimes confuse reusable with recyclable.

Notice there’s not a peep about whet the packaging is actually made of – that isn’t a criteria.

Here’s a contrarian thought – could increasing the use of durable, reusable plastics actually help the environment by reducing the use of disposable plastics?

Is there a ‘middle ground’ for plastics after all?

I believe there is.

But that doesn’t mean we should be complacent – we must continue to reduce  plastic waste and do everything we can to find viable packaging alternatives.

One alternative we offer here at ROQSOLID is textile-based reusable packaging.
 
Not a cure-all by any means, but something we have helped  a number of companies switch to for some of their packaging.
 
Worth considering?