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.
What does sustainable packaging mean to you? For a lot of people, sustainable packaging is the development and use of packaging which results in improved sustainability. The definition of sustainability is the ability to be maintained at a certain rate or level.
Green packaging materials for sustainable food deliveries
The food and drink industry is very much driven by consumer demands and social trends. From products being shipped to supermarkets, to online fast-food deliveries, sustainability is a massive concern.
Green packaging: Guide to materials and their uses
With the world fully aware of the importance of looking after our environment, businesses must take action to reduce unnecessary waste when it comes to packaging. Fortunately, packaging suppliers like Swiftpak are here to provide the expertise and products needed for a greener planet.
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.
New, eco-friendly product: Thermal insulated packaging.
If you’ve been searching for a packaging solution to control the temperature of your goods through transit, you’ve more than likely come across both Woolcool and cotton insulated packaging -
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.