The weight of this new packaging fell by 9% and the amount of certified cardboard (renewable material) was increased. Thanks to the new form, transport has been reduced. CO2 emissions from production decreased by 24%. The amount of water consumed decreased by 20%.
By avoiding empty space and adjusting the packaging more appropriately to its contents, the volume of the box has been reduced by 26%. The plastic film has also been removed, enabling the weight of the packaging to drop by 44%. The spout enables more efficient dispensing of the product. The preparation method illustration has been modified and now encourages consumers to save energy by placing a lid on the cooking pot.
Efarmz organizes online sales and distribution of products from local farmers. The entire packaging system was designed for minimal environmental impact. The system employs reusable boxes from recycled cardboard and reusable isothermal boxes and bags for consumers as well as reusable plastic transport boxes for suppliers. All products are delivered by bicycle, are locally produced and seasonal.
ECOLAB reformulated its professional dishwashing product from a liquid to a solid form with customized dosing equipment. The product is more concentrated and the packaging much smaller for the same number of doses. A simple film packaging replaces the 5-liter plastic bushing, resulting in 95% less packaging and 70% less storage and transport volume.
The volume of this packaging was reduced by shortening the parcel. The weight of the packaging decreased by 20%. In addition, these measures also enabled optimization of transport and transport packaging.
These bags replace the plastic pots that were formerly used, reducing the weight of the packaging by 90%. Transport is reduced as well, thanks to the reduction in weight. Delhaize has now also included Sustainable Packaging Guidelines in all its quotation requests to suppliers.