Claire Sand

Claire Koelsch Sand

Whether food packaging is made from fossil fuels, plants, agricultural waste, sand, or any other material, less is more when it comes to delivering more sustainable packaging. Packaging reduction means less need for municipal solid waste systems to collect and sort packaging before it is recycled, reused, incinerated, used to generate energy, composted, or landfilled. It is critical to reduce packaging without increasing food waste because the environmental impact of growing, harvesting, transpo…

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Claire Koelsch Sand, Contributing Editor, Packaging column
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Claire Sand