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Alternative packaging solutions: Glass

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64% of UK consumers want food an drinks to be packaged in glass. It is preferred due to its higher levels of recyclability compared to other materials

54% said they prefer glass due to its recyclability

64% see t as an environmentally friendly material

Glass is 100% and endlessly recyclable

60% answered that a prime worry for them is chemicals and microorganisms leaching into the food and environment. Glass packaging is non-porous and is the safest solution for food and environmental safety. It is also the best option for protecting foods' natural goodness, appearance and flavor. 

How does this research relate to our Use Cases?

This could be argued to be an alternative material for which to use for food packaging

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The research was explained by the CIWM


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Hi Julie!
There are 3 days left in the ideas phase of the circular design challenge! It would be great to see your ideas there, submit your idea via -

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