Sony will be testing the inclusion of “polypropylene recycled from post-industrial waste” in its PlayStation 5 physical game cases in Europe this year, as it strives to make its product line greener in the future. As part of a blog post on the division’s corporate website, he explains how it has reduced its use of plastic wherever possible – noting that the PS5 console’s packaging is 93 to 99% plastic free.
“While we know there is still work to be done, we have implemented a number of improvements to make this happen,” said Kieren Mayers, director of environment and technical compliance at PlayStation. He explained that the company has switched from styrofoam and plastic inserts to cardboard inserts, and even replaced plastic cable ties with paper.
“We will continue to explore innovations and technical possibilities to address the use of plastic in our packaging and products, as well as consider alternatives to plastic as part of our new global guidelines for energy efficient packaging design. resources, ”he continued. Sony’s goal is to completely eliminate plastic from its small product packaging by 2025.
We recently posted a fascinating interview on Greener Packaging, which deals with the prospect of green gaming cases and much more. It is worth reading if the topic interests you.