Samsung Will Start Using More Sustainable Packaging

Samsung Electronics vows to use more environmentally sustainable packaging, including bioplastics and paper

Samsung Electronics vows to use more environmentally sustainable packaging, including bioplastics and paper

Another significant change is the design of the phone chargers which will have a matte finish, instead of the glossy one, thus eliminating the need for a transparent protective film, made out of unrecyclable plastics.

Under the company's circular economy policy, Samsung Electronics has set a mid-term implementation plan to only use paper packaging materials certified by forestry initiatives by next year.

From the first half of 2019, the packaging used now for Samsung's products and accessories - ranging from mobile phones and tablets to home appliances - will be substituted with environmentally sustainable materials like recycled/bio-based plastics and paper. The company will also tweak the design of its accessories, including the USB charger included with its phones, with the aim of cutting down how much plastic is involved.

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Samsung Electronics sent out a press release, announcing its intention to improve the packaging of its products with more environmentally friendly materials.

Samsung has formed a task force to revamp product packaging. The bags wrapping accessories will be replaced with other eco-friendly materials.

This sustainability drive covers other products like TVs, refrigerators, air conditions, washing machines and kitchen appliances as well. Their replacements will use recycled materials, taking plastic waste and reusing it, along with bioplastics, which are made variously from sugar cane, starch, and other renewable substances. Finally, the paper that Samsung normally uses in packaging will be made of fiber materials certified by environmental organizations. "We are committed to recycling resources and minimizing pollution coming from our products". The company is aiming to use 500,000 tons of recycled plastics by 2030.

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