Environmental innovation of packaging in Czech chemical companies

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dc.contributor.author Paták, Michal
dc.contributor.author Branská, Lenka
dc.contributor.author Janata, Daniel
dc.contributor.editor Adam, Martin
dc.date.accessioned 2021-09-22T06:35:45Z
dc.date.available 2021-09-22T06:35:45Z
dc.date.issued 2021
dc.identifier.isbn 978-80-7560-387-6
dc.identifier.issn 1211-5541
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/10195/78445
dc.description.abstract Chemical companies are currently under the increasing pressure to enhance the sustainability of packaging for the products intended primarily for final consumers. To identify the extent of the implementation of environmental innovations in packaging, motivators thereof and barriers associated therewith, quantitative research was carried out among 26 Czech chemical companies. It has been found that the most common environmental innovations of packaging focus on the introduction of packaging made from biodegradable or recycled materials. However, it is innovations that allow savings in packaging materials that are considered successful. The main motivating aspect for the introduction of environmental packaging innovations is the expected growth in value for the customer(s). The biggest barriers include the fear that customers will not accept raised prices of innovated products and the incompatibility of packaging with its content. en
dc.format p. 241–248
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher University of Pardubice en
dc.relation.ispartof Scientific papers of the University of Pardubice. Series A, Faculty of Chemical Technology. 27/2021 en
dc.rights open access en
dc.subject environmental innovation en
dc.subject packaging en
dc.subject chemical industry en
dc.title Environmental innovation of packaging in Czech chemical companies en
dc.type Article en
dc.peerreviewed yes en
dc.publicationstatus published en


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