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A Tech Tool is Helping Package Designers Cut Waste

September 1, 2017

Via: Waste360

For the past decade, a life-cycle assessment (LCA) tool has been in development to help package designers and engineers incorporate environmental feedback in the early design phases. Today, the product has evolved into a vital part of a platform of standalone and embedded solutions that allows companies to operationalize their sustainability goals.

COMPASS (Comparative Packaging Assessment) is a cloud-based tool that uses LCA to provide impacts associated with the sourcing, manufacturing, distribution, use, and end of life of a package. COMPASS uses industry average lifecycle data for packaging materials and processes to allow for comparisons of multiple scenarios.

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