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 -
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.
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?
Plastic. It’s not me, it’s you
Packaging plays a huge part in the production of plastic - what can we use as alternatives to plastic packaging products? Find out in this article.
Tamper Evident Packaging
The link between safe & sustainable pharmaceutical packaging
Utilising sustainable packaging can prove to be a challenge for everyday packaging requirements, but even more so in the pharmaceutical industry. Find out why.
Green doesn’t mean compromise
GOING GREEN MEANS LESS PROFIT. TRUE OR FALSE? Here’s a spoiler. False. There’s a belief in the packaging world that switching to a sustainable packaging solution will increase manufacturing costs and therefore lower profits. We understand that when packaging is your business, cost vs impact is at the forefront of your mind. The good news is this isn’t necessarily the case, and we’ll show you why going green doesn’t mean your bottom line is destroyed.