Sustainable Design Approaches on Packaging Design

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

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Sustainability Product design Packaging design 

References

  1. 1.
    Bruntland G (1987) Our common future, the world commission of environment & development. Oxford University Press, OxfordGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Bhamra T, Evans Zwan SF, Cook M (2001) Moving from eco-products to eco-services. J Des Res 1:2Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Gertsakis J, Lewis H (2003) Sustainability and the waste management hierarchy. In: A discussion paper on the waste management hierarchy and its relationship to sustainability. EcoRecycle Victoria, MelbourneGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Tischner U, Charter M (2001) Sustainable product design. In: Charter M, Tischner U (eds) Sustainable solutions: developing products and services for the future. Greenleef Publishing, Sheffield, pp 118–138Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    Bayazıt N (1994) Endüstri Ürünlerinde ve Mimarlıkta Tasarlama Metotlarına Giriş. Literatür Yayıncılık, İstanbulGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    ICSID (2014) International council of societies of industrial design. http://www.icsid.org/about/about/articles31.htm. Accessed Mar 2014
  7. 7.
    Otto BK (2005) About: sustainability. http://www.designcouncil.org. Accessed 19 Sept 2006
  8. 8.
    Papanek V (1984) Design for the real world. Van Nostrand Reinhold Co, LondonGoogle Scholar
  9. 9.
    Kim NK (2008) A model of component-based product-oriented environmental management system (C-POEMS) for small and medium-sized enterprises. Doctoral thesis, Brunel University School of Engineering and Design, LondonGoogle Scholar
  10. 10.
    EC (2003) Proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the council on establishing a framework for the setting of eco-design requirements for energy-using products and amending council directive 92/42/EEC. European Commission COM(2003) 453 final, BrusselsGoogle Scholar
  11. 11.
    EU (2005) European Union directive 2005/32/EC of the European Parliament and of the council, establishing a framework for the setting of ecodesign requirements for energy-using products and amending council directive 92/42/EEC and Directive 96/57/EC and 2000/55/EC of the European Parliament and of the council. http://ec.europa.eu/environment/waste/directive2005:32:D09242EEC_index.htm. Accessed 6 July 2005
  12. 12.
    Goosey M (2004) End-of-life electronics legislation—an industry perspective. Circuit World 30(2):41–45CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  13. 13.
    Vallet F, Eynard B, Millet D, Mahut SG, Tyl B, Bertoluci G (2013) Using eco-design tools: an overview of experts’ practices. Des Stud 34(3):345–377CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  14. 14.
    Ertem H (1999) Endüstri Ürünleri Tasarımı Açısından Ambalajın İncelenmesi ve Ambalaj Tasarım Yönetimi için bir Model Önerisi (Sanatta Yeterlik Tezi). Marmara Üniversitesi, Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, İstanbulGoogle Scholar
  15. 15.
    Opie R (1991) Packaging source book, a visual guide to a century of packaging design. Brown and Company, LittleGoogle Scholar
  16. 16.
    Southgate P (1994) Total branding by design: using design to create distinctive brand identities. Kogan Page, LondonGoogle Scholar
  17. 17.
    Pilditch J (1973) The silent salesman: how to develop packaging that sells. Brookfield Publishing Co, PhiladelphiaGoogle Scholar
  18. 18.
    Bayazıt N (2004) Investigating design: a review of forty years of design research. Des Issues 20(1):16–29CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  19. 19.
    Lewis H, Sonneveld K (2004) Unwrapping the discourse: product stewardship and sustainability in the Australian packaging industry. In: 14th IAPRI world conference on packaging, Lidingö, Sweden, June 13–16Google Scholar
  20. 20.
    Lewis H, Fitzpatrick L, Verghese K, Sonneveld K, Jordon R (2007) Sustainable packaging redefined. Sustainable Packaging Alliance, MelbourneGoogle Scholar
  21. 21.
    SPC (2006) Sustainable packaging coalition report. Institutional Report, Melbourne, March 3Google Scholar
  22. 22.
    Bektaşoğlu S, Esen B (2007) Ambalaj Sanayi. İGEME, AnkaraGoogle Scholar
  23. 23.
    ASSR (2007–2016) Ambalaj Sanayi Sektör Raporu. Ambalaj Sanayicileri Derneği, İstanbulGoogle Scholar
  24. 24.
    Bayazıt N (2005) Endüstriyel Tasarım Olarak Ambalaj. Yapı Dergisi, Sayı 284, Temmuz 2005, 101–105Google Scholar
  25. 25.
    Yin R (2003) Case study research: design and methods. Sage, Thousand OaksGoogle Scholar
  26. 26.
    Chung KW (1992) The meaning of design management and its strategic value. In: Design management institute fourth international design management research and education forum, London Business SchoolGoogle Scholar
  27. 27.
    Langrish J (1993) Case studies as a biological research process. Des Stud 4(14):357–364CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  28. 28.
    Özgen C (2013) Sürdürülebilirlik Kavramının Firma Stratejisi Açısından Ambalaj Tasarımına Etkilerinin İrdelenmesi. İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi, Fen Bilimleri Enstitüsü, İstanbul (Doktora Tezi)Google Scholar
  29. 29.
    Url-1 (2013) http://www.tschudilogistics.com/page/121. CO2 Calculater. Accessed 12 Mar 2013
  30. 30.
    Porter M, Van der Linde C (1996) Green and competitive: ending the statement. In: Welford R, Starkey R (eds) The Earthscan reader in business and the environment. Earthscan, LondonGoogle Scholar
  31. 31.
    Humbert S, Rossi V, Margni M, Jolliet O, Loerincik Y (2009) Life cycle assessment of two baby food packaging alternatives: glass jars vs. plastic pots. Int J Life Cycle Assess 14(2):95–106CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  32. 32.
    TC ÇOB, TTGV (2010) TC Çevre ve Orman Bakanlığı & Türkiye Teknoloji Geliştirme Vakfı, Türkiye’de Temiz Üretim Uygulamalarının Yaygınlaştırılması için Çerçeve Koşulların ve Ar-Ge İhtiyacının Belirlenmesi Projesi. TC ÇOB ve TTGV, Türkiye, AnkaraGoogle Scholar
  33. 33.
    Küçüksayraç E, Keskin D, Brezet H (2015) Intermediaries and innovation support in the design for sustainability field: cases from the Netherlands, Turkey and the United Kingdom. J Clean Prod 101(2015):38–48CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  34. 34.
    Küçüksayraç E (2015) Design for sustainability in companies: strategies, drivers and needs of Turkey’s best performing businesses. J Clean Prod 106:455–465CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Gebze Technical UniversityGebzeTurkey

Personalised recommendations