Over the past decade, the packaging industry has seen exponential profit with products that are easily recognizable in our daily lives and in several businesses. With its multifaceted use in storing and protecting content from household to food products, there is no doubt this industry has globally provided fit-for-purpose products.
However, its waste products have increased significantly in the environment over the years. The industry has always faced various sustainability challenges such as the mismanagement of packaging waste, increased use of individuals unwilling to adopt recycling habits, nonexistent recycling systems, etc. Hence, this poses a significant and unresolved challenge when it comes to recycling.