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Environmental Packaging

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Green Initiatives

Ambitions to reduce carbon emissions and waste require investment in green technologies and incentives to encourage sustainable practices. The Plastic Packaging Tax is one initiative aimed at convincing manufacturers and retailers to embrace alternative packaging materials. But, does it go far enough or do we...

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Reshoring & Supply Chain Sustainability

For decades, it’s been cheaper to import goods from around the globe than to produce them locally, but the tide is changing. So, what is driving reshoring and how is this impacting supply chain sustainability? UK Businesses Favour Local Suppliers & Production Brexit, Covid, the war in...

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Environmental Good News

We know that there are many environmental issues impacting our world. However, many of us have made multiple changes to reduce the escalation of environmental problems. So, are our efforts making a difference? Let us share some environmental good news! Prioritising Sustainability Over recent years, a growing...

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Consumers Say No to Greenwashing

Environmentally conscious shoppers are on the lookout for products that help them make sustainable choices. For this reason, they favour brands with green credentials and take time to look for recognisable symbols on packaging. However, in a bid to win customers, some companies are making...

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Sustainable Christmas Cards

Sending Christmas cards is a seasonal tradition and there are ways to maintain this custom and minimise environmental impact. Will you pledge to go green for the 2023 festivities? Why Do We Send Christmas Cards? Let’s be honest, most of the mail that drops into our letterboxes...

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Sustainable Buckinghamshire Businesses

Many of our customers are sustainable Buckinghamshire Businesses. They are typically looking for a local, responsive packaging manufacturer, who can meet their requirements. In addition, keeping it local reduces delivery costs and environmental impact. As we are based in a county full of SMEs, it...

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Seek Out FSC® Certified Companies & Products

FSC® Forest Week launches on Saturday 23 September, with the theme of Trust the Tree. We know that trees are essential for life, yet timber is a valuable resource. Let’s explore why choosing FSC® certified companies and products is the way to protect trees for...

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Packaging Reuse for Second Hand September

Second Hand September is an ideal occasion to consider the options for buying second hand, reusing what you have or donating. These sustainable actions provide cost savings and promote creative thinking. What is Second Hand September? Second Hand September was launched by Oxfam in 2019 to encourage...

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A Milestone in FSC Certification

Aylesbury Box Company is proud to be one of the thousands of the UK companies with FSC certification. Why are we celebrating another packaging manufacturer achieving the same high standard in environmental and social sustainability? What is FSC® Certification? FSC certification is a widely recognised symbol that...

How to Spot Eco Packaging

The majority of consumers are now seeking out sustainably sourced and widely recycled eco packaging. Given the choice, we are keen to do our bit. However, it’s difficult to understand all the packaging labels! What’s more, many brands suggest green credentials without these being backed...