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ANNOUNCING: Inhabitat’s Packaging the Future Series!

Posted By Mike Chino On July 22, 2010 @ 11:58 am In Announcements,Green Graphics & Packaging,green packaging,packaging-the-future | No Comments

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Today we’re thrilled to announce a brand new editorial series on Inhabitat that explores the past, present, and future of packaging design, hosted by Eco Chick [2] founder and green journalist Starre Vartan! Each year households in the U.S. send over 270 million tons of trash [3] to the landfill, and much of this waste consists of materials used to wrap, ship, and package products. Fortunately, there’s a plethora of ways to make packaging more environmentally sustainable — stay tuned as our Packaging the Future series explores natural solutions to the packaging problem, innovative new approaches to creating eco-efficient packaging, and the future of sustainable packaging design.

[4]Starre Vartan is founder and editor-in-chief of Eco-Chick [2]and author of The Eco-Chick Guide to Life [5] (St. Martin’s Press). A green living expert, she is managing editor of Greenopia [6] and a contributor to The Huffington Post [7].


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[1] Image: http://inhabitat.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2010/07/packagingfuture.jpg

[2] Eco Chick: http://eco-chick.com/

[3] over 270 million tons of trash: http://www.zerowasteamerica.org/Statistics.htm

[4] Image: http://inhabitat.com/2010/07/22/announcing-inhabitats-packaging-the-future-series/starr/

[5] The Eco-Chick Guide to Life: http://www.amazon.com/Eco-Chick-Guide-Life-ebook/dp/B001EN58OU

[6] Greenopia: http://www.greenopia.com/EH/

[7] The Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/

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