Sustainable Design Approaches on Packaging Design

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering book series (LNCE, volume 7)


In this study, ‘Concept of Sustainability’ effects on company management decisions and these decisions impacts on sustainable product design will be emphasized. Impact of sustainable design criteria on company’s organizational structure has been determined by a case study in the packaging industry. Examined the structure of the general condition of the Turkish packaging industry for answer to the question of “What is sustainable packaging?” is discussed within the framework of literature study and definitions of packaging unions. During the study, sustainable packaging assessment tools are examined and the evaluation criterias are identified. The concept of the sustainability effects on sustainable management approaches, strategies and the decision-makers investigated by case study methods of the companies operating in the packaging sector. This study focuses on sustainability issues of two leading firm’s practices and studies in the Turkish packaging industry. Both companies are examined to assess the sustainability of the current stages of the product design and production, as well as applications that include sustainable design and manufacturing innovations aimed to explore and investigate.


Sustainability Product design Packaging design 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Gebze Technical UniversityGebzeTurkey

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