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.
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.
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.
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.
3 reasons businesses should utilise green packaging supplies
For businesses across the world, sustainability is no longer a matter of preference or good PR. Due to fast-evolving consumer behaviours and changes in government legislations, it’s become a defining factor in your company’s commercial capability.
Enhance your brand with green packaging
For both ecommerce and retail, the first impression a customer receives of your brand matters. A lot. Even with a fantastic product, store, and customer support team, poor or wasteful packaging can be enough to drive your customers away – and most likely to a competitor too.