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Environmental Footprints of Packaging

  • Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
  • Deals with the environmental footprints of packaging materials and systems

  • Presents LCA studies (Environmental and Organizational) pertaining to packaging materials

  • Discusses about the sustainable design of packaging materials and systems


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Sara González-García, Esther Sanye-Mengual, Pere Llorach-Masana, Gumersindo Feijoo, Xavier Gabarrell, Joan Rieradevall et al.
    Pages 23-46
  3. Alessandro Manzardo, Andrea Loss, Anna Mazzi, Antonio Scipioni
    Pages 47-73
  4. Kartick K. Samanta, S. Basak, S. K. Chattopadhyay
    Pages 75-113
  5. Varun, Aashish Sharma, Himanshu Nautiyal
    Pages 115-137
  6. Meenu Gautam, Divya Pandey, Madhoolika Agrawal
    Pages 139-164

About this book


This book presents detailed discussions concerning the environmental footprints of various packaging systems and materials, life cycle assessments of packaging, sustainable design of various packaging systems and materials, as well as the biodegradation of various packaging materials.


Biodegradation Carbon Footprints Environmental Footprints Life Cycle Assessment Packaging Materials Packaging Systems Recycling of Packaging Sustainable design of packaging

Editors and affiliations

  • Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
    • 1
  1. 1.Manhattan Centre 8/FGlobal Sustainability Services SGS Hong Kong LimitedHong KongHong Kong

About the editors

Dr Subramanian Senthilkannan is currently working for SGS as a global sustainability consultant, based at Hong Kong. He gained his diploma, bachelors and masters in Textile Technology from premier institutes of India. He was awarded doctorate from The Institute of Textiles and Clothing of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University for his dissertation entitled,” Eco-functional Assessment of Grocery Shopping Bags” He also has more than seven years of industrial experience in textile manufacturing, textile testing and sustainability evaluation of various materials. He was an outstanding student throughout his studies and bagged numerous awards and medals including many gold medals in his study period. He has more than 80 academic publications in various textiles and environmental journals to his credit. Additionally he has 2 patents, 6 books of chapter and over 25 scientific books and numerous conference publications. He is acting as an editor, editorial board member and reviewer for many international peer-reviewed journals of textiles and environmental science disciplines.

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