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.
Complete guide to gummed paper tape (updated 2020)
Gummed paper tape isn't just an eco-friendly alternative to plastic tapes. There are so many reasons why this tape is becoming so popular. Take a look for yourself.
Top 5 reasons for switching to paper tape
Choosing the right taping solution for your business is crucial. It ensures your products arrive safely, can speed up your packing process and can help reduce waste and costs.
The Swiftpak guide to green packaging
By now you should know we’re huge fans of green packaging. We’ve spoken about it many times before, and there’re many reasons to why. Green packaging contributes massively to conserving the health of our environment, helps brands build consumer loyalty, and can boost a company’s bottom-line.
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.
How to get the most from your paper void fill
There are several types of void fill options available to choose from when considering product protection in transit. Many packaging companies are now moving away from the well-known polystyrene chips, to more innovative and protective solutions such as paper void fill. Paper void fill doesn’t only provide great protection for your products but also provides a great customer unboxing experience. Paper void fill is environmentally friendly, recyclable and reusable. What’s not to love?