The importance of green packaging for a sustainable future
The term ‘green’ has become widely used by both consumers and companies. It suggests a person or business is contributing positively towards the environment and could involve several changes to lifestyle habits or business operations
Biodegradable vs Compostable vs Oxo-degradable: The sustainability of bioplastics explained
Consumer demand for sustainable products is ever-growing, meaning the need for bioplastics that reduce reliance on fossil fuels and decrease greenhouse emissions is becoming more rampant.
Complete guide to gummed paper tape (updated 2020)
In recent years, the popularity of gummed paper tape has risen apparent to the debates surrounding paper vs plastic packaging. However, the tape has so much more to offer than just being an “environmentally friendly alternative” to plastic tapes.
PLA Packaging: Comparing the sustainability of thermal insulation materials
By now you should know we’re huge fans of PLA (Polylactic acid) packaging. With its thermal insulating properties, eco-friendliness and uses for sterile products, PLA is an innovative bioplastic that’s taken the packaging industry by storm.
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.
With the new plastic tax coming into place in 2022, what alternatives are out there?
With a £200 a tonne tax coming into force in 2022 on any plastic packaging containing less than 30% recycled content, you may be wondering what alternatives you could be using to reduce your plastic waste.
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.
Reduce the carbon footprint of your packaging operation
If you haven’t already, it’s time to start thinking about the environment and begin reducing your carbon footprint. We’ll help you, don’t worry.
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.