The cannabis industry has a packaging problem. In fact, more broadly speaking, it has a sustainability problem.

Regulations in legal states, aiming to childproof cannabis products, have had the side effect of creating massive waste, while cultivation can be energy and water intensive.

For the cannabis industry to be sustainable — whether from the perspective of greening the cultivation process or cutting back on packaging waste — consumers need to hold their favorite brands accountable, and support only those that do their part to reduce their environmental impact.

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Madison Margolin ~ Civilized.Life

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