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Environmental Packaging

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Our Relationship with Trees

As a manufacturer of corrugated cardboard boxes, Aylesbury Box Company is reliant on trees. We love trees and are hopeful that scientific findings will encourage the planting of more trees. The evidence indicates that the protection of existing forests and the planting of millions of...

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Who is Responsible for Recycling Packaging?

We all know that radical changes are needed in order to improve the environmental conditions of our planet. The trouble is identifying who should take responsibility for action. As a business owner, you may see it as your responsibility to switch from plastic to cardboard packaging....

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How can we Encourage Consumers to Recycle Packaging?

Anyone involved in marketing is well-aware of how product packaging, colours and imagery, price and position on the shelf can influence buyer behaviour. Subtle tweaks to a message or a change in font can be all it takes to make your product more desirable. We’ve been...

Gearing up for Sustainable Packaging

For years, many companies have relied on polystyrene as a means of holding their items securely in place within a shipping carton. Whether a solid block or loose-fill chips, this filler material was placed in boxes to help protect goods in transit. The issue is that...

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Addicted to Plastic: Kicking the Habit

It has been estimated that 850 million metric tonnes of greenhouse gases will enter the atmosphere, as a result of plastic production, this year alone. Plastic starts extraction of fossil fuels and ends up contributing to environmental damage. In addition to emissions, animals and humans...

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Environmental Labels on Packaging

As we draw to the end of Recycle Week, this article explores how environmental icons on packaging helps shoppers make informed choices. There is growing consumer interest in the environment. As a result, many companies are jumping on the ‘green’ bandwagon, making all manner of claims...

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Best Practice in the Packaging Sector

In the past, the production of goods was a linear process. Items were designed, raw materials were supplied, the goods were manufactured and used, then dumped. The same process applied to the packaging; it was simply a disposable means of transporting goods. It is now realised...

Teens and Seniors Driving Sustainable Change

Many of us are making small changes in our workplaces and homes in order to reduce our environmental impact. Have you switched from plastic to sustainable corrugated cardboard packaging or changed the lightbulbs to energy-efficient LEDs? Maybe you drive an electric car or have introduced...

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Eliminate Packaging Frustrations

It is argued that packaging is at least as important as the product it contains. It provides the opportunity to communicate considerable information in an instant, whilst also serving a practical purpose. It can make the difference between your products making it into the shopping...

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Plastic-free Pledge

Glastonbury Festival may be the largest greenfield festival site, but it is still a working farm. Owners Michael and Emily Eavis care about the environment with a passion. Following every festival, considerable donations are given to Greenpeace, along with Oxfam and WaterAid. Over the years, they...