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What they're saying about
Packaging Sustainability...

"Though the book's case studies focus on package design, its message is applicable to all disciplines... Packaging Sustainability avoids typical green clichés and delivers clarity and breadth on sustainable design practice."

Kristian Bjørnard
ID Magazine, May 2009

"...a book that can and should be read by anyone and everyone interested in sustainability from a buyer or seller, user or provider perspective."

Dennis Salazar
Inside Sustainable Packaging, April 2009

What you can do...

MCAD's Sustainable Design Program

o2 International Network for Sustainable Design

Green Drinks International

Free tools for Educators...

Packaging Sustainability:
Tools, Systems and Strategies for
Innovative Package Design

With initiatives like the Walmart Scorecard in the U.S. and the E.U.'s Packaging Directive, delivering sustainable packaging is now an integral part of today's global competitive market.

Written by practitioners from the wide variety of fields that make up the packaging industry, Packaging Sustainability is a comprehensive, single source of actionable information that enables everyone involved in the design and development process to make smart, informed decisions, opening new possibilities for creating truly innovative solutions.

Contributing Editor:
Wendy Jedlicka, CPP

Contributing Authors:
Dr. Elise L. Amel, Dr. Dayna Baumeister,
Arlene Birt, Jeremy Faludi, Terry Gips,
Fred Haberman, Dan Halsey, Garth Hickle,
Dr. Christie Manning, Tim McGee,
Curt McNamara, Jacquelyn Ottman,
Dennis Salazar, Dr. Pamela Smith,
and Dion Zuess

Additional Contributions By:
John Moes and Holly Robbins

Contributing Groups:
Environmental Paper Network, Eureka Recycling,
Package Design Magazine, Packaging Strategies,
Sustainable Packaging Coalition

Creative Contributors:
Tom Nelson (photography)
Amelia McNamara (illustration)
Sharon Sudman (book design)

Companion book...

Sustainable Graphic Design:
Tools, Systems
and Strategies for
Innovative Print Design


A single-source guide to developing sustainable graphic and print design solutions. With information on sustainable design and business, as well as materials and processes, this is a forward-looking actionable must-have for design professionals who want to take a more sustainable approach to their work.

Highlighting graphics and print industry examples, Sustainable Graphic Design picks-up on themes from the companion book Packaging Sustainability and includes expanded sections on: printing, inks, paper, carbon accounting, running an eco-office, and much more. Dedicated website coming soon.

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