In this week's issue of ICIS Chemical Business:
October 20-26, 2008

Cover story

Sustainability drives packaging growth

Sustainability is the name of the game in packaging. How do chemicals fit in?

BIODEGRADABLE, COMPOSTABLE, recyclable, reusable, lighter-weight, renewable-based, eco-friendly, sustainable. That's just some of the jargon in the packaging industry. Packaging has become one of the hot spots of green revolution.

Green packaging has not only become a new profit source but a cost-saving solution for the long term, especially with the growing need to cut costs in feedstocks, operations, materials and transportation.



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Malini Hariharan - India Chemicals Blog
India is proving a hot spot for chemicals growth. Malini Hariharan comments on developments in her India Chemicals Blog here.

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