Workshop on Sustainable Packaging Design for SIES SOP by Mr. Pravin Nadgoundi

Mr. Pravin Nadgoundi gave a brief presentation on sustainable packaging for the SIES students and other participants of the workshop.

  1. Relationship between sustainability and packaging – Maximizing social and economic wellbeing with a limited amount of environmental impacts.
  2. The tradeoffs between unwanted impacts and needed benefits – unwanted impacts like costs, fair labour, toxicity concerns, resource depletion, pollution and waste generation.
  3. Design strategies for creative packaging with reduced unwanted impacts
  4. The GPPS metrics that are useful to track improvements in package design
  5. Tools that are helpful to estimate life cycle impacts
  6. Relevant regulations and linkages to other initiatives