LG Electronics considers environmental factors in developing packaging materials as well as in developing our products. In 2012, LGE established the guidelines for reducing the weight and volume, reuse, and recycling of packaging materials. Based on the guidelines, LGE also established the green packaging development process and applied the process to TV and Mobile Phone products.
LG Electronics set up a Green Packaging Design Guidelines for TV and mobile phone in 2012 and has developed the Guidelines for the other product groups(MNT, PC, A/C, Refrigerator, Washing machines, Range, Vacuum cleaner) since 2013.
LGE evaluates whether the packaging developed in terms of 22 checklists(the reduction of packaging volume and weight, the optimization of logistics efficiency, minimum use of hazardous substances, etc) in the guideline or not.
Especially, all lumber and other wild plants obtained against the law are excluded. Packaging boxes shall be made from pulp consisting of at least 50% of recycled paper, also packaging papers are 80% at least.
In addition, LGE encourages our supplier to use FSC(Forest Stewardship Council) or PEFC(Programme for the Endorsement for Forest Certification Schemes) certified packaging papers.