The course takes place in period

2 (2021-10-25 to 2021-12-31)

Level/category

Extension studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Optional

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

2

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is for the student to understand the concept of sustainable packaging and to understand the environmental consequences of the product packaging. The student knows a few means to develop the sustainability of the packaging and technical innovations made in the area.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to understand the role of the packaging in sustainable development and some methods to decrease the environmental impact.

Course contents

The packaging and the impact on the environment Different kind of packages Packaging design, eco-labels, standardizations and certificates Environmental legislation and organisations

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Introduction to logistics.

Recommended or required reading

Pålsson, Henrik. 2018. Packaging logistics. Understanding and managing the economic and environmental impacts of packaging in supply chains. Kogan Page. ISBN 9780749481711 Tom Szaky. 2019. The Future of Packaging. From Linear to Circular. Berrett-Koehler Publishers. ISBN 9781523095520.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 31 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 10 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 50 hours
  • Individual studies - 44 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should receive at least 50 points of the maximum 100 points in the course. Examination 1: Written exam, maximum 60 points Examination 2: Personal portfolio, maximum 40 points Examination 3: Individual, written assignment, max 10 points Personal essay: Approved 1-49 points equal to fail 50-59 points equal to 1 60-69 points equal to 2 70-79 points equal to 3 80-89 points equal to 4 90-100 points equal to 5

Teacher

Adlercreutz Erica

Examiner

Adlercreutz Erica

Group size

No limit (25 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2021-10-11 to 2021-10-24

Assessment methods

  • 2021-05-18 - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2021-10-27 10:15 - 12:45 D4107-08 Sustainable Packaging https://arcada.zoom.us/j/66784078639 Adlercreutz Erica
2021-11-03 10:15 - 13:15 Sustainable Packaging https://arcada.zoom.us/j/66300833161 Adlercreutz Erica
2021-11-10 09:45 - 12:45 Sustainable Packaging https://arcada.zoom.us/j/65598522717 Adlercreutz Erica
2021-11-17 10:15 - 13:15 Sustainable Packaging https://arcada.zoom.us/j/62122580052 Adlercreutz Erica
2021-11-24 10:15 - 13:15 Sustainable Packaging https://arcada.zoom.us/j/61507657493 Adlercreutz Erica
2021-12-01 10:15 - 13:15 Sustainable Packaging https://arcada.zoom.us/j/68086239153 Adlercreutz Erica
2021-12-03 10:15 - 13:15 Sustainable Packaging https://arcada.zoom.us/j/68103619630 Adlercreutz Erica
2021-12-08 10:15 - 11:45 Sustainable Packaging https://arcada.zoom.us/j/67172516229 Adlercreutz Erica
2021-12-17 09:15 - 12:15 Sustainable Packaging Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/64079701215 Meeting ID: 640 7970 1215 Adlercreutz Erica
2021-12-20 10:00 - 12:30 Sustainable Packaging Exam Adlercreutz Erica
2022-01-12 09:15 - 11:45 Sustainable Packaging Re-exam I Adlercreutz Erica
2022-02-09 13:00 - 15:30 Sustainable Packaging Re-exam II Adlercreutz Erica

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