The 60 - 95% residues found in seas and oceans are constituted mainly of plastics. A Million Birds and 100.000 marine animals die annually due to the intake of Plastic. In recent years the existence of micro-plastics in oceans, which are plastic particles smaller than 5 mm., is dramatically increasing. Such particles can be ingested by marine organisms, with the potential for physical disruption and abrasion. (Green Facts, 2015. Basura marina.)
Mi labor como diseñadora es reducir considerablemente el uso de materiales plásticos para packaging. Los ciudadanos también han de reusar al máximo los envases, reducir el consumos de ellos y reciclar.
Billerudkorsnäs is a preeminent supplier of materials to the packaging industry, which recently, has developed an extraordinary product, challenging plastic materials and providing new and exciting opportunity for paper packaging solutions. Fibreform® is made of 100% primary fibre from FSC® sustainable forests. Where traditional paper has its limitations, Fibreform® offers new packaging opportunities for those in need of a fresh solution or new commercial product launch. With extremely high stretch-ability Fibreform® is very strong and flexible paper, that can be formed or embossed replacing formed plastic packaging.