TORONTO, July 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Hansen Packaging presents a trail-blazing sustainable path ahead for the cannabis business: a jar that’s Made in Canada, Naturally™.
Hansen has developed a full product line of jars for the cannabis business with a compelling mixture of advantages, together with: a drastic discount within the quantity of fabric utilized in making the jars, using renewable assets, and an environmentally accountable end-of-life disposal.
Wherever cannabis has been legalized (Canada, California, Colorado, and so on.) shoppers have taken speedy discover of what many declare to be “extreme packaging”. As a way to adjust to the legal guidelines governing the packaging of cannabis, producers typically pack their merchandise into plastic containers, a few of that are solely designed for use as soon as after which discarded. Shoppers have been outspoken in calling for a discount in plastic, with a extra accountable end-of-life for the packaging, and a extra sustainable supply for the uncooked supplies.
Obtainable now at compostablejars.com, these “Made in Canada, Naturally™” jars are a response to the present worldwide push to get rid of landfill-destined plastics in packaging. A few of the compelling causes to undertake these new, sustainable packaging options are:
- The packaging is considerably lighter. The three.5g Flower Jar weighs 12g and the lid weighs 6g – that is 18g whole. The incumbent jars at present used together with the lids weigh 74 grams. This can be a financial savings of over 1.2 million kilos of plastic for each 10 million jars – only for the one SKU! This immediately interprets to greenhouse fuel financial savings.
- Waste streams of the hemp plant are used. The black color is from USDA licensed “99% new carbon” utilizing waste streams of the hemp plant – a primary on this planet.
- The bio-composite resin used is comprised of renewable assets which have a zero-carbon footprint. Use of non-renewable fossil fuels is thus minimized – contributing to discount in GHGs.
- Meals contact and BPI licensed resins are used to mildew the jars. The resins used to mildew these jars are meals contact licensed (DinCertco 8C084 and ASTM D6866)
Aggressive Inexperienced Applied sciences (CGTech) has BPI (Biodegradable Merchandise Institute) licensed resins which might be deemed compostable in industrial composting amenities when used as parts in a product that additionally must undergo the certification course of.
These bio-composite resins are comprised of renewable assets together with hemp. The guiding philosophy of the corporate is to make use of, as a lot as attainable, agricultural residues which might be non-food and non-forest primarily based renewable pure assets. This facilitates the round financial system to changing into an actual, sustainable different – from land to a Model after which again once more to land. The persevering with analysis and commercialization at CGTech will make sure that enhancements in efficiency proceed to be made for the cannabis jars.
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Each the resins and jars themselves are Made in Canada, Naturally™.
Extra info, samples, and aggressive pricing can be found at: https://compostablejars.com
Luz Elena Valdes
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