How will the new 30% recycled 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.
Plastic vs Paper Packaging: The Pros and Cons
Many companies are switching to paper packaging instead of plastic packaging to become more sustainable, especially with the new plastic tax coming into force in 2022. However, switching to paper also has its environmental issues.
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.
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.
Packaging recycling - who is really responsible?
As packaging producers responsibly ensuring that our packages are able to be recycled or re-purposed is only part of the solution.
Packaging Larger Products: Juggling Economy and Protection
Important considerations when packaging larger products.
Maximising Economy and Minimising Waste when packaging your products
Packaging tips to help you efficiently minimise waste while not sacrificing your product protection.
How desirable is your packaging to the consumer?
How your products are packaged and presented says a lot about you as a company. What message is your packaging communicating you your consumers?