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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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Carton Life Cycle Chart

Cartons are the Most Sustainable Form of Packaging Cartons and Sleeves are the most sustainable form of packaging and form part of the “circular economy”. If you think that letting your customers know that your packaging is fully sustainable may help your brand, you may be interested in this Carton Life Cycle infographic from Procarton. […]

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Sunday, October 8th, 2017

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Water Used in Cartonboard Production – Infographic

Cartonboard Production and Water Use Infographic This excellent infographic from www.procarton.com shows how water is used in the production of cartonboard (the cardboard on which we print your cartons or sleeves) . The good news for users of cartonboard packaging that it is currently the most sustainable form of packaging available. This infographic shows us […]

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Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

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Information on Packaging Sustainability and Purchase Motivation

On Pack Information and Purchase Motivation This is an article on the Hartman Group website on what sort of information on packaging will motivate a consumer to buy. It’s not enough to have information about the products characteristics, consumers want broader information also. Who are the Hartman Group? The Hartman Group is a US research […]

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Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

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Packaging Sustainability – US Retail Giant Leads the Way

Sustainable Packaging Goals US retailing giant, Target has introduced new packaging sustainability goals. This is further evidence of the massive trend towards more sustainable packaging. One of the largest retail chains in the world, US chain Target has announced five new sustainable packaging goals. Target has already taken the lead on this by announcing a […]

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Monday, June 12th, 2017

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Cartons – Recycling and Recovery

Cartons and Recycling This excellent infographic from www.procarton.com shows what happens when cartons are recycled. The good news for users of cartonboard packaging that it is currently the most sustainable form of packaging available. Carton recycling rates are rising every year as can be seen at the foot of this infographic. At Dollard Packaging, we can […]

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Monday, April 10th, 2017

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Paperboard Cup – Ground-breaking New Design

Lidloc – Paper Coffee Cup Design With Integrated Paper Lid As the worldwide movement towards more sustainable packaging gathers momentum, Metsa Board have unveiled a ground breaking new paper lid for disposable paper cups. Metsa Board are Finnish manufacturer of paper and cartonboard. Metsaboard launched the new, innovative design at the Packaging Innovations Exhibition held in […]

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Monday, April 10th, 2017

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Hyland’s New Eco-Friendly Package Design

Eco-Friendly Carton Design Packworld.com featured an interesting article on the redesign of a homeopathic ointment stick packaging which was motivated by a drive for more eco-friendly packaging as well as a desire for an updated package design. Hyland’s are producers of homoeopathic remedies since 1903. They wanted to revamp the packaging for their “Bumps and Bruises” […]

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Monday, February 6th, 2017

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How Green is my Carton?

  Procarton have produced 6 excellent infographics on the topic of Cartons and Sustainability along with lots of detailed information on their website. Cartonboard is made from wood fibres from trees from sustainable European forests and is easily recyclable. As we know, trees absorb carbon dioxide and produce oxygen. This makes packaging made from cartonboard […]

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Sunday, February 28th, 2016

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