How to Create Sustainable Packaging

– 15 minute FREE course
– 300+ brands use full course
– Adopted in 30+ countries
– Full course CPD approved

15 Minute Taster Course Free

Want to learn how we can create more sustainable packaging?

Then sign up now for the British Plastics Federation’s free introductory course on sustainable packaging design.

Created by world-leading packaging experts, and funded by UK Research and Innovation, the full course is used by more than 300 brands around the world. The British Plastics Federation is providing part of the course absolutely for free – sign up now. No credit card required.

As featured in:

“GREAT introduction to the different techniques to produce sustainable plastic packaging. Useful to anyone involved in design, branding, retail, marketing…

I will certainly recommend it to my colleagues!”

Jeremy Hodson, Managing Director, Ultimate Packaging

“REALLY EASY to use – additional information was enough but not too much.

Really useful for people wanting to understand the wider issue of plastic packaging.

Good overview.”

Dr Sally Beken, Fellow IOM3, Knowledge Transfer Manager Polymers

Interactive & Engaging Visual Content

– Vibrant diagrams explain core ideas behind sustainable packaging

– Animations illustrate key technical insights to plastic packaging design

– Clear and concise visuals explain how to make sustainable design choices and much more…

Course Developed by Packaging Experts

Created by the British Plastics Federation, with input from world-leading experts in plastic packaging.

The lead developer for the course content was Brian Lodge, Design Manager at Berry Plastics, a specialist in plastic packaging with decades of experience designing sustainable packaging. Leading academics also provided key materials and insights explored in the course.

Adopted By Brands All Over The World

More than 300 brands and retailers have used the sustainable packaging course.

The online course has been used in more than 30 countries all around the world.

Funded By UK Research and Innovation & CPD Approved (Full Course)

The full course (which can be purchased here) is CPD approved.

The free introductory course contains material exclusively from the full course.

The course was part-funded by UK Research and Innovation as part of the Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging Challenge.

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Available in Free Course:

– Quick 15-minute Intro to the Sustainable Packaging Design

– TWO Important Topic Areas:

– – – 1. Introduction to the Circular Economy

– – – 2. Design For Recyclability

What about the full paid-for course?

If you want to skip ahead and take part in the full CPD-approved, 1.5 hour course, as taken by more than 300 brands in 30 countries around the world, then simply sign up here.

By selecting the option below, you will AUTOMATICALLY be provided a special one-off discount only available for a limited time.

The full course contains the following sections:

1. The Circular Economy

2. The Function of Packaging

3. Design For Recyclability

4. Design For Using Fewer Resources

5. Design For Reuse

6. Using PCR Materials

7. Bioplastics

8. Business Best Practice