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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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E-Cloth’s E-shaped Carton

A recent article from Packaging World reported on the new packaging design for E-Cloth. E-Cloth is a Boston-based brand of premium, eco-friendly reusable microfibre cleaning cloths. The e-cloth requires only water to work.  E-Cloth products trap, hold, and eliminate dirt, and, according to the company, are proven to kill 99% of bacteria whereas cotton cloths […]

Wednesday, October 21st, 2020

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Heineken replace Plastic Rings with Cardboard Toppers

In this article, we look at how Heineken UK managed to replace the plastic rings with cardboard toppers on their multi-pack cans in one UK plant while adhering to social distancing guidelines throughout the process. The company has replaced the plastic rings on their multi-pack cans of Heineken, Fosters and Kronenbourg 1664.    In this post, we will give you a summary of an article on this story that was published in Printweek.com in August 2020.   “Green Grip” cardboard topper […]

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020

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How to Begin Your Business Journey to Net Zero Carbon – Webinar

This is a recorded webinar which explains how businesses can start the process of reducing their carbon emissions. The overall goal would be to reduce the carbon emissions to net-zero by 2030. What is Planet Mark? The webinar presented by Planet Mark. Planet Mark is a sustainability certification which recognises continuous improvement, encourages actions and […]

Monday, July 27th, 2020

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What Packaging Type do Consumers Prefer?

In March 2020, a European study of consumers preferences, perceptions, and attitudes towards packaging was commissioned by the Two Sides organisation. Two Sides is a not for profit global initiative promoting the unique sustainable and attractive attributes of print, paper and carton packaging. It has over 600 members spanning the print, paper and packaging value […]

Monday, June 29th, 2020

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