Sustainable Packaging, Certificate | Part time online | edX - online learning platform | United States
3 months
273 USD/full
273 USD/full
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EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Sustainable Packaging Certificate in collaboration with Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) - DelftX. Apply circular economy principles to packaging.

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Large amounts of packaging materials turn into waste and escape formal collection and recycling systems. It eventually end up polluting the environment having a huge environmental impact. Moreover, their material value is forever lost to the economy. How can we improve packaging systems in order to capture this wasted potential?This 2-course program will help industrial design engineers to rethink packaging design, recover, and reuse. Learn more at this  Sustainable Packaging  Professional Certificate in collaboration with Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) - DelftX.In the first course, you will explore the basic concepts of the circular economy and their implementation from various perspectives: how businesses can create value by reusing and recycling products; how designers can come up with amazingly clever solutions; and how to apply systems thinking to the transition to the circular economy.

In the second course, you will learn about the design of sustainable packaging systems. You will explore the design and business strategies of the circular economy and how this can be applied to packaging

Job Outlook

  • More and more businesses are using circular-economy principles to create products that are durable, easy to reuse or recycle—and profitable (McKinsey, 2016).
  • Job opportunities include various design roles with emphasis on sustainability, innovation management, product lifecycle assessment and sustainability consultants.
  • Estimated annual salary of senior industrial designers amounts to $79,262 per year. (

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Circular Economy
  • Sustainable Packaging in a Circular Economy

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 3 months
    • 3 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.




  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Tuition Fee

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