The UK has recently announced its plans of cutting greenhouse gas emissions to almost zero by 2050, under the government’s new plan to tackle climate change. Britain is the first major nation to have proposed this target, perhaps after increasing pressures from demonstration groups such as the extinction rebellion and it has been praised by […]
The plastic packaging in the UK which can be recycled has increased by more than 2000% since 2001. The industry works hard to improve recycling methods, along with collection and sorting the materials. Only 26% of plastic used in the UK ends up in the landfill, and in 2016, 45% of plastic packaging, around 1,015,000 […]
You may assume that investing in a shrink wrap machine is unnecessary for your business. However, they are a product we sometimes take for granted. With such a multitude of functions and uses, finding the purpose of a shrink wrap machine is simple; we’ve created a list of the top reasons why your company could […]
Last year, a survey of 7,000 consumers over several European markets were asked about their views of plastic packaging and packaging recyclability. The survey found, primarily, that consumers of all groups were concerned with the resource-efficient and recyclable packaging used on the products they bought.
Companies that produce, use or sell packaged goods are obligated to follow packaging waste regulations set out by the UK government. These regulations are in place to reduce the packaging waste that ends up in landfill and ensures packaging fulfils the essential requirements.
As we’ve mentioned before, food packaging is crucial for your business. Good food packaging entices the user to buy your product, protects it from damage, makes it easier to transport long distances, and increases its shelf life. Knowing your ideal packaging strategy and how to develop it, then, is vital for a successful business. In […]
With less than three weeks to go until the 29th March deadline, there is less certainty than ever about the outcome of UK-EU negotiations. Whether we leave the EU on Theresa May’s deal, go without a deal, or extend article 50 further, there will be consequences for businesses across the United Kingdom. The food packaging […]
If you are using a heat gun, you should keep in mind the risks and dangers of using such a device. While it is impossible to eliminate all hazards, this guide covers some best practice regarding heat gun use to make your shrink wrapping as safe as possible. Keep in mind this guide covers the […]
Shrink wrap film is a popular and cost-effective material used in many different businesses, from chocolatiers to book publishers. It can be used for a variety of purposes as well, from shrink wrapping boats to protect them from the elements to provide a tamper-proof seal over exam papers. However, many myths surround shrink wrap film […]
In the last decade, interest in biodegradable plastics and biodegradable packaging has skyrocketed. Indeed, when more than 67 million kilos of packaging waste is generated in the EU alone, and a substantial amount turns into everyday waste. Food packaging, in particular, is one of the most common sources of packaging waste in the UK. Biodegradable […]