P&G Reduces Plastic in Packaging Redesign

[Originally Published by PlasticsNews.com]

P&G Reduces Plastic in Packaging Redesign

http://www.plasticsnews.com/headlines2.html?id=24399

By Brandi Shaffer | PLASTICS NEWS STAFF

Posted February 2, 2012

gillette fusion proglide razor be green packagingProcter & Gamble Co. gave Gillette Fusion ProGlide’s packaging a “future friendly” facelift by reducing plastic and incorporating moldable pulp.

With 57 percent less plastic than the original clamshell outer packaging and razor tray, the redesign is made of fibrous materials such as bamboo, sugar cane and bulrush. The mixture is made into a liquid slurry and then molded into place, a technique the company said is “stretching the boundaries of what moldable pulp can do.”

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