Plastic Six-Pack Rings: How You Can Make a Difference in the Environment

Plastic Six-Pack Rings: How You Can Make a Difference in the Environment

Plastic six-pack rings have only been around for about 50 years, but in that time, they have become ubiquitous. It’s easy to see why they became so popular and widespread; they are a convenient way to make canned drinks easily portable. Nevertheless, they play a part in the problems that plastics pose to the environment. Eco-friendly six-pack rings may present a solution to the problem of plastic rings. Why Is Plastic Bad for the Environment? To begin with, plastic is derived from petroleum. Petroleum is a byproduct of the decomposition of the bodies of animals that died millions of years

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The E6PR Eco Rings Are Durable and Long Lasting!

Use Eco-Friendly Rings for Your Canned Items  Plastic waste does a great deal of harm to oceans and landfills worldwide. Plastics can take up to 500 years to decompose, which causes them to build up in the environment and harm land animals and marine life. Among the many sources of plastics are the plastic rings found around six packs of beer and soda cans. These items are a choking hazard for birds and other creatures, and they contribute to the use of refined oil, which can cause pollution. Fortunately, many companies recognize the damage caused by plastics and have developed

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Why the Beverage Industry Should Switch to E6PR Eco Rings

5 Reasons the Beverage Industry Should Switch to E6PR Eco Rings People have known about the dangers of plastic six-pack rings since the 1970s, remarkable considering the rings were only invented in the 1960s. Nevertheless, despite the dangers of the rings being known for decades, they continue to be used. Until recently, there was no real alternative. However, now eco-friendly six-pack rings are available. Unfortunately, because they are a new technological innovation, few beverage companies have adopted them, which means higher prices for the consumer when purchasing the product. However, if more beverage companies were to adopt E6PR rings, the

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What is the Overall Goal of Eco-friendly Six Pack Rings?

Scientists have known for years that the convenient plastic rings used to hold six-packs of beer or soft drinks together are harmful to wildlife and bad for the environment in general. However, until recently, there were no real mass-market alternatives available. That has all changed with the introduction of eco-friendly six-pack rings, which do the same job without harming the environment. The Problem With Plastic The biggest problem with plastic is that it is not biodegradable, which means that it remains in the environment indefinitely. Plastic waste in the oceans has collected into miles-wide islands of floating garbage. The omnipresence

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Are Eco-Friendly Six Pack Rings Safe For Animals

At KinsBrae Packaging, we go beyond traditional packaging solutions because we understand the beverage industry is responsible for providing eco-friendly solutions in their packaging. One of the most problematic types of packaging for the beverage market has always been plastic six-pack rings. These plastic rings have devastated our oceans and marine wildlife. So, we created the eco-friendly six-pack rings in response to the standard beverage ring’s impact on the environment. The E6PR, as we like to call it, is a packaging solution that gives beverage companies a cost-effective way to package cans without the harmful effects of the traditional ring

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Why Is Plastic Waste a Problem?

Approximately 40% of all plastic produced today is used for packaging that is used once then thrown away. Think of the plastic rings that hold together a six-pack of beverages. Even if you intended to, there is no way to reuse those rings for their intended purpose once the six-pack is gone. Companies use plastic packaging because it is convenient and cheap to make. However, it can have a significantly negative effect on the environment, particularly marine life.  In addition to recycling, one of the best solutions for decreasing plastic waste is replacing single-use plastic packaging with alternatives that are

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