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The Secret Packaging Heroes

Three of the best contributions labels are making to the sustainability of the planet. The past year has seen an increasing amount of focus on the sustainability of packaging. Whether it’s the ongoing work in reducing single-use plastic, the rise of e-commerce, or the increase in awareness of wider sustainability issues, a brand’s packaging needs … Continue reading The Secret Packaging Heroes

Packaging Innovations 2021

Packaging Innovations and Empack Birmingham is a leading event for primary, secondary and protective packaging, contract packing and fulfilment, machinery, labelling, printing and industrial packaging solutions. Making it the hub for buyers and specifiers across the supply chain to source for their next project! Packaging is an integral part of every product, so discover why … Continue reading Packaging Innovations 2021

Confectionary brand, Smarties, switch their products to recyclable paper packaging

Nestlé recently announced that its well-known brand, Smarties, will be using recyclable paper packaging for all of its products worldwide! This represents a transition of 90% of the Smarties range, as 10% was already packed in recyclable paper packaging. The rollout of the new material, which will be complete in the UK and Ireland by … Continue reading Confectionary brand, Smarties, switch their products to recyclable paper packaging

A Sustainable Model For Packaging

With H&M replacing their plastic packaging with paper, an increasing number of brands are understanding the value of sustainable packaging. Expect more brands to follow in 2021. "One in five consumers have stopped buying from some online retailers because the packaging they sent was not sustainable" H&M is the latest retailer to replace its plastic … Continue reading A Sustainable Model For Packaging

Sustainable Packaging Report: The case for paper

There’s a growing awareness that the world is facing a packaging crisis. Urgent action is required across the board to reduce overall packaging use and to secure a future that’s free from plastic pollution. Individuals, businesses, governments, public bodies, and non-governmental organisations all need to work together to find innovative solutions. This report explores the … Continue reading Sustainable Packaging Report: The case for paper

Paper Fact 6: 85% of paper packaging is recycled in Europe

85% of paper packaging is recycled in Europe. This means that paper is the most recycled packaging material, followed by metallic (80%), glass (74%) and plastic (42%). Although Two Sides research shows that only 30% of consumers understand that paper and board packaging has a recycling rate of over 60%. Waste paper that has been … Continue reading Paper Fact 6: 85% of paper packaging is recycled in Europe

Product packaging gets a paper makeover

Product packaging around the world is currently going through a huge transformation, with companies keen to move from single-use plastics to more sustainable solutions. Whether it’s food, drink, beauty or personal hygiene, plastic is slowly giving way to paper, with new innovations and designs creating packaging that’s practical as well as functional. Find out which … Continue reading Product packaging gets a paper makeover

Packaging: The heroes and villains

Wander round your local supermarket and you’d be forgiven for thinking that most of the products on display have recyclable packaging. Paper, glass, metal, many plastics, all can be put in household recycling collections. But an investigation by consumer group Which? has found that little more than a third (34%) of the UK’s best-selling branded … Continue reading Packaging: The heroes and villains

Retailers can learn about consumer packaging preferences, with most reducing their use of plastic packaging.

Read the full report: Packaging Preferences 2020 Over the past few months, there have been a number of products that have emerged as essential. One of those products is paper/cardboard packaging. With an increased demand for home delivery and e-commerce, sustainable packaging has become increasingly vital at a time when consumer items and medical products … Continue reading Retailers can learn about consumer packaging preferences, with most reducing their use of plastic packaging.

Packaging Resources

The Packaging Booklet and Factographics European Packaging Preferences 2020 Fact Sheet: Paper Bags, The Natural Choice The Myth: Paper Packaging is wasteful and unnecessary

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