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How to Change from Plastic to Sustainable Carton Packaging

Image Credit: ead72 – stock.adobe.com How to Change from Plastic to Sustainable Carton Packaging. At Dollard Packaging we have been manufacturing cartons and sleeves since 1982. We have seen a lot of changes in packaging in those years but perhaps the biggest change of all has been the sustainability movement and the massive move away […]

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Wednesday, October 30th, 2019

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Amazon’s Vendor Packaging Sustainability Programme

In a podcast interview with BNP Media, the Manager of Packaging Sustainability at Amazon, Brent Nelson explains how the Amazon Packaging Sustainability Programme works. This programme encompasses both the outer packaging that Amazon use and also the packaging used by the vendors who sell through Amazon. The aims of the programme are: -to ensure the […]

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Wednesday, October 30th, 2019

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Sustainable Window Patch Film for Cartons

Replace Plastic in your Window Cartons with Sustainable, 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 sustainable window patch film made? This film is made primarily from cellulose acetate […]

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Thursday, October 3rd, 2019

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Sustainability in Packaging Conference Europe 2019

Sustainability in Packaging is a conference designed to bring together anyone involved in any stage of the packaging supply chain. It is a 2 or 3-day* conference where attendees can learn, network and attend workshops on a wide range of key topics related to Sustainability in Packaging. There will be speakers from some of the […]

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Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

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Norwegian Fruit Farm Changes Plastic Packaging to Cartons

The explosion of the sustainability movement is evidenced by the growing number of reports of producers and manufacturers across all industries abandoning plastic packaging in favour of carton board packaging. In a recent report on the Procarton website, we read about how a Norwegian fruit and cereal producers, Austen Gard have changed from clear plastic […]

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Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

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Global Beauty and Personal Care Trends 2019

This article is a summary of a report from Mintel regarding what the important trends are in beauty and personal care industry in 2019. This article gives lots of “what you need to do now” advice to manufacturers of Beauty and Personal Care (BPC) products. Who is Mintel? Mintel is one of the world’s leading […]

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Monday, July 29th, 2019

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Biscuit Manufacturer Reduces Plastic by 90%

This article will be of interest to any manufacturers who are currently considering changing from plastic to cartons or sleeves. It is a summary of a report on the Confectionery Production website about the massive reduction in single-use plastics by the biscuit manufacturer, Border Biscuits. Border Biscuits who are based in Lanark, UK, are a […]

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Monday, July 29th, 2019

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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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