The complications of plastic in stretch wrap & what can be done
The environmental effects of plastics is a never ending topic, and it’s clear why. Every year, up to 12.7 million tonnes of plastic escape landfills, float down drains and end up in our rivers and oceans, polluting our planet and harming wildlife.
The top 4 pain points of electronics packaging & how to avoid them
Typically, electronic items require the most attention to detail when it comes to packaging, and there are several reasons why. Not only do they feature fragile parts that require extra protection, such as screens and electrical components, but are often highly valuable, making them worthwhile targets for criminal activity. But let’s explore this in further detail.
Food packaging: The Swiftpak guide to protecting your goods
For businesses looking to package and ship goods safely, there’s so much to think about. Especially when there’s food involved.
How to get your packaging design ecommerce ready
The demand for ecommerce packaging solutions to handle shipping and logistics has experienced a drastic increase in popularity over the past year. Even though there is a large increase, how much time needs to be spent on designing the right ecommerce packaging?
Pharmaceutical packaging: The types and benefits for your business
Pharmaceutical packaging plays a number of important roles when shipping sensitive and tightly regulated products. Not only must it protect the contents from physical damage, but should ensure zero alteration is made to the chemical composition.
The top 3 sustainable packaging trends that are here to stay
During the heights of the pandemic, the focus that was on sustainable packaging was put on hold, with many having to switch to plastic at last resort due to shortages in more sustainable materials.
How will the new 30% recycling tax affect businesses and packaging?
As you likely have heard, there is a new £200 a tonne plastic tax coming into force in April next year. It applies to plastic packaging produced in or imported into the UK that does not contain at least 30% recycled plastic.
Plastic vs Paper Packaging: The Pros and Cons
Many companies are switching to paper packaging instead of plastic packaging to become more sustainable, especially with the new plastic tax coming into force in 2022. However, switching to paper also has its environmental issues.
Temperature Controlled Packaging
Best temperature controlled packaging solutions for the food industry
Temperature controlled packaging is essential for the food industry as it protects perishable food from changing shape, size, and taste during transit. If the condition and appearance of food products are not preserved, the product value is lost, making insulated packaging vital.