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Growing Green Packaging with Tag

Elliott Lemenager
Friday, Mar 11, 2011 at 12:00 PM

Tagged plantable packaging

 

Cardboard boxes and packing material create untold tons of waste each year, but there have been recent innovations to help combat this excess waste. For this week’s Tag Mockup: green packaging, we’re combining Life Box seed-sprouting cardboard packaging with Microsoft Tag technology.

 

Instead of wasting yet more paper talking about their product and explaining how to recycle the packaging by “growing” it, a company could simply place a Tag on the box. Consumers scan the Tag and have all the vital information – instructions, promotions, and product details – available digitally on their smartphones.

 

Once they’ve captured the information on their phones, users can place the cardboard box in a planter or their garden and the embedded seeds will begin to grow.

 

What are some other ways you think Tag could help reduce our carbon footprint? Are there other packaging ideas that could help? Let us know in the comments below or on Tag’s Facebook or Twitter pages.  

Recent Comments
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  • erikonetime

    09/02/2011 , 10:47 AM
    Best packaging idea I've seen in a long time..

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