The waste generated by our industry is astounding. Every pre roll comes packed in its own individual packaged cone, each cartridge has its sleeve and two rubber nipples to protect the precious oil contained within, the eighths all have their own plastic bottle complete with flashy imagery…all of it ends up in the trash and ultimately, the landfill.
Cannabis is acidic and many of the cannabinoids and terpenes in flower and oils can strip plastics and cellulose; this presents a major problem for packaging manufacturers. How do you create packaging that is resistant to bio-degradation while still appealing to the consumer?
Do you use biodegradable packaging? What manufacturer do you use? Are you an @EquipManufacturers, or @EquipSuppliers who manufacturers green packaging for our green products? Even as a consumer, @memberdirectory, how often do you even see biodegradable packaging? Let’s chat about biodegradable packaging and the waste issue in our industry.