Packaging that looks at you

Big brother ist watching you

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The simple presence of watching eyes printed on posters or advertising flyers reduces people’s proneness to littering. Watching eyes posters also helped to reduce bicycle theft. © dailymail.co.uk

How packaging influences behaviour

© Newcastle University

Studies conducted by Newcastle University show that any form of watching eyes on packaging can be a simple yet effective strategy against littering. © Newcastle University

Littering - a global issue

Health Poster 'Put your litter in its proper place' from Archives New Zealand, Flickr.com

Asking people directly to use bins is less efficient than a more subtle approach, using, for instance, a pair of penetrating eyes. When consumers feel they are being told what do, they often rebel.
Health Poster 'Put your litter in its proper place' from Archives New Zealand, Flickr.com

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Group Of Volunteers Tidying Up Rubbish On Beach © Monkey Business / fotolia.com

4,000 candles, 236 toothbrushes and 117 mattresses: these are the items found on Pacific Coast beaches during clean-up operations. Group of Volunteers Tidying Up Rubbish on Beach © Monkey Business, fotolia.com

TIGHTLY PACKED

Further information

Green packaging with bio-based recyclable print

Consumers today want to enjoy delicacies on the go; at the same time, they are looking for a more eco-friendly experience. Photo: Metsä Board

Bakery

Sustainability in to-go packaging

Many different beer bottles on shelves

Beverages

Customised beer bottles

The Langnese Delight’s green ice cream packaging

Confectionery

Our ice cream packaging for 2020