Introduction to sustainable packaging for food-based businesses   

Thursday, February 4th from 9 am to 11 am  (attendees should join zoom meeting 10 minutes prior to start)

Must register by January 29th.  Fee $5.00 (non-refundable)

To register please visit Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/introduction-to-sustainable-packaging-for-food-based-businesses-tickets-135696324359

This 2-hour virtual workshop is geared to people looking to start or grow their food-based businesses.  Well designed ‘sustainable’ packaging that is fit-for-purpose must meet its functional requirements while minimizing negative environmental impacts. The workshop will introduce four design principles for packaging sustainability: effective, efficient, circular and safe, and illustrate them with examples relevant to small, food-based businesses. It will also identify common misconceptions associated with packaging’s environmental impacts.

About the presenter

Andrew MacDonald’s consulting practice is focused on finding practical, sustainable packaging solutions for small and medium-sized businesses.  Andrew works with the PAC Packaging Consortium’s sustainability team, and is a Lecturer at Ryerson University’s School of Graphic Communications, where he has taught courses in sustainable packaging, research methods and management studies.

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