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Sustainable Packaging Investment Summit London

  This is a 1-day summit which promises to connect innovators and start-ups in sustainability with investors, consumer brands and packaging companies. With many brands, retailers and packaging companies only having five years to find alternative solutions to plastic packaging, there is an urgent need for innovation and investment in sustainable packaging. The Sustainable Packaging […]

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Monday, June 24th, 2019

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From Plastic to a Sustainable Material : 6 Things to Consider

Campden BRI provides scientific research, information, technical services, regulatory information and support to the food and drink industry. In an interesting article on their website, the author Lynneric Potter examines at 6 elements to consider before choosing to change plastic to a from a more sustainable alternative. Packaging must Protect, Preserve and Promote The author […]

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Monday, June 24th, 2019

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Plastic Fruit Pack Redesigned into a Sustainable Carton

  The seismic, global shift towards more sustainable packaging industry and the power of the “ban single-use plastic” movement is demonstrated by the simple example we bring you in this post. An article on the Mayr-Melnhof website explains how a large Austrian fruit and vegetable importer and retailer completely re-designed their plastic clamshell packaging for […]

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Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

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Easter Egg Packaging

In the UK alone, €250 million is spent on chocolate Easter Eggs in a year. While most of these eggs are packaged in cartons which is a sustainable form of packaging, there is still considerable debate about the waste created by Easter Egg packaging. This article is a summary of 3 articles on this topic. […]

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Monday, April 29th, 2019

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Sustainable Packaging Initiative for Cosmetics

L’Oreal Commits to Sustainability The cosmetics giant, L’Oreal have committed to improving the sustainability of all their products. This program is known as the “Sharing Beauty with All” plan and it is one of L’Oreal’s corporate and social responsibility commitments. The Sustainable Packaging Initiative for CosmEtics (SPICE) A key part of the above plan is […]

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Monday, March 25th, 2019

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Sustainable packaging: Smart Choices and Shelf Life Testing Seminar

Can you maintain the shelf life and quality of your food product if you change to more sustainable packaging? Campden BRI (London) is hosting a seminar to help answer the above question. Campden BRI provides practical scientific, technical, regulatory and information support for the food and drink industry. Key Information about the seminar Location: London, […]

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Monday, February 25th, 2019

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£60 Funding for UK Sustainable Packaging

In December 2018 the UK government announced that it will give £60 (sterling) million to the packaging industry in order to develop more sustainable types of packaging and reduce the use of single-use plastics. Despite Brexit uncertainty, the UK is still our nearest neighbour and decisions such as this may have an impact on Irish […]

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Saturday, January 19th, 2019

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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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