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Consumers Expect Packaging Producers to Embrace Recycling

Consumers Expect Packaging Producers to Embrace Recycling

According to a national survey conducted for the Carton Council of North America (CCNA), 91% of the 2500 respondents expect food and beverage brands like Tetra Pak to ‘actively help’ boost the recycling of their products. The online survey shows a 5% increase when compared to market research in 2013.

‘Packaging continues to play a critical role in driving carton recycling perception,’ says the CCNA. Some 67% of consumers assumed a package was not recyclable if it did not feature a recycling symbol while 57% stated that they first look to a product’s packaging for recycling information before turning to other sources. Furthermore, 77% of the people said they considered the effect of their purchase on the environment.

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