Tag: Packaging waste
Agriculture and manufacturing waste generation
Agricultural waste consists of things like pesticide waste, discarded pesticide containers, plastics such as silage wrap, bags and sheets, packaging waste, old machinery, oil and waste veterinary medicines. In a comparison between selected European countries, Hungary and Ireland have a greater share of waste from agriculture and forestry.
17 May 2005 - by Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Share of packaging waste in total household waste (OECD)
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...
15 Dec 2006 - by Emmanuelle Bournay