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Ingenious Redesign Eliminates Plastic in Memory Card Carton

Plastic-free SD Card Carton Innovative Carton Design An ingenious redesign of a memory card carton by a young graphic designer has completely eliminated the need for the plastic blister pack. The clever design uses a simple perforation which can be burst open to allow the user to take out the memory card. This creative design […]

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Monday, November 26th, 2018

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Do Your Consumers Care about Your Packaging’s Environmental Impact?

Packaging Sustainability and Consumer Attitudes Do your consumers care about the sustainability of your packaging or is all the talk about sustainability simply “noise”? A number of recent events show that both consumers and retailers care about sustainability. In this article, we look at a number of these events which show the level of concern […]

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Monday, November 26th, 2018

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Eco-friendly Window Patch material.

Replace Plastic in your Window Cartons with Plant-based Film If you are looking to increase the sustainability of your window-patched cartons, you may be interested in a new eco-friendly window patch material that we use at Dollard Packaging. How is the eco-friendly film made? This film is made primarily from cellulose acetate flakes which are […]

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Sunday, November 11th, 2018

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Sustainable Logos’ Effect On Consumer Purchase Decisions

Do sustainability logos on packaging affect consumer purchase decisions? Amid a torrent of media coverage on the issue of sustainability, many FMCG companies feel that sustainability claims on packaging are important to consumer purchase decisions. This article summarises a report on a study commissioned by US-based Quad Packaging to answer this latter question. Big Brands […]

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Saturday, October 27th, 2018

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Sustainable Cartons- Fact vs Fiction Part 3

In this third and final blog on the topic of Carton Sustainability – Facts vs Fiction, we will reproduce some excellent infographic from procarton.com which separate the myths from the facts. (Pro Carton is the European Association of Carton and Cartonboard manufacturers. ) The following 3 infographics will explore further truths and myths behind the […]

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Monday, September 17th, 2018

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Are Cartons Sustainable? Myth versus Fact Part 2

In this second of three blogs on the topic of Carton Sustainability – Facts vs Fiction, we will reproduce some excellent infographic from procarton.com which separate the myths from the facts. (Pro Carton is the European Association of Carton and Cartonboard manufacturers. ) The following 3 infographics will explore further truths and myths behind the […]

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Thursday, July 26th, 2018

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Are Cartons Sustainable? Fact versus Fiction Part 1

Myths and Facts about the Manufacture of Cartonboard – Part 1 of 3 Questions and Confusion about Sustainability Which form of packaging is the most sustainable? Where does the wood that is used to make European cartons come from? Are tropical rainforests being cut down for the manufacturer of cartons in Europe? There is so […]

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Monday, June 25th, 2018

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7 Ways to Make your Cartons More Sustainable Infographic

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Saturday, May 12th, 2018

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Pasta Manufacturer Changes from Plastic Bags to Cartons.

Modern Meals Change to Sustainable Carton Packaging In an article for Packaging Digest, Rick Lingle interviews Jennifer Eiseman, senior brand manager of US food manufacturer, Modern Family Meals about their move from plastic bags to gabled cartons (made of 100% recyclable paperboard) for their protein-packed pastas and meals kits. Why were bags originally chosen for […]

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Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

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Bakery Converts to Fully Compostable Cartons

Sugar Bowl Bakery Uses Sustainable Packaging A family owned Californian bakery, the Sugar Bowl Bakery have converted their window cartons to 100% compostable packaging and have also reduced their carbon footprint by 72%, writes Anne Marie Mohan in an article for www.greenerpackage.com. Why compostable food cartons? Their decision was led by their goal to have […]

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Monday, February 19th, 2018

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