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A Guide to Sustainable Carton Board

In this post, we summarise useful information from a handy infographic from JohnsByrne Packaging which explains the different types of certified Sustainable boards available and what each type actually means.  We also add some Dollard Packaging advice regarding choosing a board for your carton and how to ensure the structure of your carton is fit […]

Wednesday, December 1st, 2021

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How to reduce your brands eco footprint with packaging

Using Packaging to Reduce your Carbon Footprint In a recent article on the BXP magazine, author Keith Loria discuss how brands who are looking for ways to reduce their carbon footprint should look to their packaging as way to help achieve this. He interviews brand and packaging designers for advice. Below we summarise the keys […]

Wednesday, September 29th, 2021

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Earth Overshoot Day – free webinar

Earth Overshoot Day is held to mark the calendar date at which humanity will have used up nature’s resource budget for the entire year. This is a free 1-hour webinar looks at how businesses can collaborate and innovate to adapt their business to a more sustainable “one-planet compatible”  business model. Key Information: Title: How Businesses […]

Monday, July 26th, 2021

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ASOS reduces its carbon footprint by 13%

This is an article that explains how ASOS, the online fashion giant reduced its carbon footprint by 13%. These figures relate to absolute operational emissions i.e., the entire footprint across inbound transportation, intersite transportation, fulfillment centres, and offices, packaging and, customer deliveries and returns. The report also features figures on carbon intensity reduction performance. Carbon […]

Monday, July 26th, 2021

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Steps to Procuring Sustainable Packaging

Your business may be working to reduce your carbon footprint. An article on the Chase & Associates website discusses the Steps to Procuring Sustainable Packaging and notes that this must involve some R&D in order to ensure that you are getting the most up-to-date sustainable solutions for your packaging. The author points out that the […]

Monday, May 31st, 2021

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Tackling Single-Use Plastics – Best Practice Guide for Business from Edie

Edie have updated their report that includes a best practice guide for businesses who wish to tackle single-use plastics. The report was launched on 24/3/21. It outlines the steps that businesses can and should take to “identify, reduce, replace and eliminate single-use plastics from their operations, supply chains and products and services as part of […]

Friday, April 9th, 2021

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Carbon Offsetting for Business – An Explanation

This is an excellent document created by Edie to explain what carbon offsetting is and how the process works when a business offsets the carbon it produces. Although the document is intended for a UK audience but it is still relevant to non-UK readers as all the universal concepts and issues relating to carbon offsetting […]

Friday, January 29th, 2021

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Jargon Buster for Sustainability Terms

The sustainability movement continues to grow and with this growth, a plethora of new sustainability terms are being used. If you would like some definitive explanations of these terms, you may like the Sustainability Jargon Buster from Edie. Who are Edie? Edie are a business media brand website that empowers sustainability, energy and environmental professionals […]

Monday, December 14th, 2020

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Repak Material Costs Increase in 2021

If you are a member of Repak, you may already know that Repak costs for plastic materials are rising from July 2021 onwards. In this post, we take a look at the background to the reason for the fees increases and give you links to information that can help your business to convert more of […]

Monday, December 14th, 2020

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Sustainable Packaging – 8 Ways We can Help you

Do you know all the ways that Dollard Packaging can help you with Sustainability and Food Packaging Materials? In this article, we answer this question in a handy point bullet format.  Local business: Dollard Packaging is a wholly Irish owned company, based in Dublin, Ireland. Buying your packaging from us means you are supporting a […]

Thursday, November 26th, 2020

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