How to make your packaging more sustainable
There are little products out there that do not come in some sort of protective packaging case. The increase in consumption and rise in products means that packaging is being used more excessively in a world where resources are limited.
Best practices for eco-friendly food packaging in 2021
Modern day food production, along with its packaging and distribution, has been tied to both environmental and societal issues across the world.
How can you use recycled content in packaging to help the environment?
With the new plastic tax coming into force April of next year, you may have heard a lot of talk about ‘recycled content packaging’ as businesses scramble to switch to more sustainable materials. But what is recycled content packaging and how does it benefit the environment?
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% recycled 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.
Green packaging: The difference between recyclable, compostable and biodegradable
With several large corporations adopting eco-friendly solutions, wider media coverage surrounding the topic of global warming, and mind blowing stats like the worst impacts of climate change could be irreversible by 2030, there’s no surprise that customers have become more eco conscious over the years.
PLA Packaging: The ultimate guide
If you deal with packaging in your day-to-day operations, you’ve more than likely heard about PLA. The emerging and innovative material has become incredibly popular (rightly so) and there’re many reasons to why it’s such a hot topic in the packaging world right now.
Packaging waste in the construction industry. What can be done?
The construction industry is well known for their use of plastic. In fact, an estimated 50 tonnes of plastic packaging waste are being generated by the construction industry each year. To put that number into perspective, that’s 5 times the weight of the Eiffel tower – yes, 5 times the weight in plastic packaging waste alone.