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Environmental Packaging

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Avoid Tax with Packaging Re-design

April 2022 will see the introduction of the UK Government’s Plastic Packaging Tax. What can companies do over the next 12 months to avoid these unnecessary costs? The volume of plastic being produced across the world is causing major waste issues. It is seriously impacting our...

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Reducing Plastic Packaging: Who is Responsible?

We all know that the excessive use of plastic packaging poses a significant problem. Our rivers, seas, beaches and countryside are being filled with non-biodegradable packaging. Greater action needs to be taken, but who is responsible? Is it down to Government policymakers, manufacturers, retailers or...

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What Happens to All the Cardboard Boxes?

It is likely that in the countdown to Christmas, you received many orders packaged in cardboard boxes. With many retailers forced to close in lockdown, online shopping grew at at accelerated rates through 2020. All those e-commerce deliveries can leave you with quite a collection...

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Prevent Christmas Packaging Waste

Christmas 2020 will be a little different to usual. Social distancing will impact on family gatherings, office parties and shopping. The number of gifts bought online has been steadily growing over the past decade and a sharp rise is expected this year. As online sales...

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Designed, Made, Supplied and Delivered

Bespoke fittings company, Corston Architectural Detail, were looking for a UK packaging company. They wanted simple, yet protective, plastic-free packaging with white print. Aylesbury Box Company were one of the few packaging suppliers who could offer a raw cardboard finish with  vivid-white ink print. Interior Design...

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Packaging ‘Villain’ is Changing its Ways

In the world of sustainable packaging, there is something worse than single-use plastic bottles. Although they are a serious cause for concern and they are having a negative environmental impact, plastic bottles can be recycled. This is not always the case for packaging that is...

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Promoting Sustainability during Second Hand September

Aylesbury Box Company is passionate about sustainability and the circular economy. With a focus on continous improvements, we have made considerable changes to our operations to minimise energy use and waste. We produce cardboard boxes which are made from predominantly or 100% recycled fibres. Sustainability packaging...

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Covid-19 Shifts Food Packaging Priorities

Over the last decade, consumer pressure and global targets have positioned environmental packaging as a priority for many food brands. To minimise packaging waste, supermarkets and other retailers have introduced refill schemes and a greater range of unpackaged products. Where protection is necessary, there has been...

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Packaging Preferences 2020

The European Packaging Preferences 2020 Study gathered responses from 5,900 consumers in 9 countries. What were their perceptions and preferences regarding the different packaging materials? How does this influence buying decisions? The study revealed that cardboard was the packaging material that won the consumer vote. They...

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Eco-friendly Fashion Packaging

The polybag is the staple packaging in the fashion industry. Billions of these plastic bags keep clothing clean in transit. This generates a lot of waste. According to an article on packaging waste, only around 15% of the polybags produced are collected for recycling, the...