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Packaging Donation for Hub For Grub by Packaging Environmental 02/03/2022
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Hub For Grub

Packaging Environmental Corporate Social Responsibility At Packaging Environmental, we conceive our sustainability project as a work in progress. Today, we introduce you to William Southan, founder of Hub4Brub, who gave us an overview of the great work they do for their community and their values. Founded in 2020, Hub for Grub is a non-profit social enterprise dedicated to saving surplus food from waste. Feeding communities across Wolverhampton that find it difficult to access affordable, nutritious food. ‘My family and I run Hub for Grub, a Community Interest Company, not for... Read More

Read our latest case study. multi-site eatery world’s first plant-based sustainable burger chain that goes beyond meat & plastics. 16/02/2022
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CASE STUDY – NEAT BURGER #GAMECHANGER

At Packaging Environmental, we understand that not all businesses are the same, and our customers have different requirements based on their services, products and location. This encourages us to give the best of our business and bring you the best packaging services according to your needs! Today we are proud to introduce you to one of our customers: Neat Burger! Read in their own words about how their business has become a #GAMECHANGER in the burger chain industry and why they have decided to work with us at Packaging Environmental.... Read More

04/08/2021

What is eco-friendly packaging, and why it matters?

Our planet is facing one of the worst environmental crises in the history of humanity. Single-use plastic and other non-environmentally friendly materials reach their popularity due to their convenience and affordable price. However, the cost of it has been our planet. In the latest years, we have seen how governments and other organizations have been warning the population about the harm these materials cause to the environment due to those messages and increased awareness in the population. As a result, consumers are switching to eco-friendly options, and so retailers do!... Read More

Commercially compostable packaging means that given the right conditions our packaging will decompose into particles beneficial for the soil 03/08/2021
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Commercially compostable – What does it really mean?

You might be hearing about the terms ‘commercially compostable’ and ‘compostable materials’, but what do they mean? When a product says it’s compostable, what it means is that that product is made up of materials that have been certified to break down entirely into non-toxic components (like water, biomass and carbon dioxide) that will not harm the environment, given the right conditions.  During the past few years, in the packaging industry, we have seen an increase in the use of these certified materials, leaving PP plastic as the least desirable... Read More

We say a product is 'widely recyclable' when the packaging is collected by 75% (or more) of local authorities across the UK. For example, plastic packaging like bottles, and cups. 03/08/2021
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Widely recyclable packaging – Are you recycling the right way?

When it comes to talking about eco-friendly packaging options, there are lots of terms that you have probably heard. One of the most common (and important to understand) is the term ‘widely recyclable.’ We say a product is ‘widely recyclable’ when the packaging is collected by 75% (or more) of local authorities across the UK. For example, plastic packaging like bottles, and cups. Companies can say their products are recyclable if most people who buy the products can recycle them. However, that doesn’t guarantee you can recycle it in your... Read More

24/06/2021

12 Eco-friendly alternatives to oil-based packaging.

As you already know our French and German online stores are re-opening soon. However, we are so excited we cannot tell you more about it. Here you have a sneak-peak of the product categories we will be offering: Bagasse Containers: from 450ml to 1050ml. Cupcake Boxes: kraft and white options available. Cutlery: birchwood knives, forks and spoons available. Greaseproof Sheets: kraft and white options available. Napkins: 1-ply, 2-ply and 3-ply. Paper Bags: kraft and white, with and without handles. Paper Bowls: brown paper bowls and compatible lids. Paper Straws: 210x8mm... Read More

OUR INTERNATIONAL ONLINE SHOPS ARE COMING BACK SOON!

OUR EUROPEAN ONLINE SHOPS ARE RE-OPENING SOON These past few months haven’t been easy for anyone, and Packaging Environmental hasn’t been an exception. Our team has faced some problems and inconveniences with international shipments during this time due to COVID-19 restrictions, coupled with the implications of Brexit. We care about our customers, and we want to only offer them the best products at competitive prices. That’s why we decided to temporarily close our online international stores until we found a solution to the issues we were experiencing. Now from our... Read More

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Disposable Coffee Cup Waste

  When most people head to their local coffee shop for an afternoon pick-me-up or stop by a coffee chain for a caffeine boost on the way to work, not much thought is given to the disposable coffee cup that is being used. In fact, most people are unlikely to know whether or not the disposable coffee cup they are using is eco-friendly or recyclable. This lack of awareness has led to a worrying amount of disposable coffee cup waste. Scientists have warned that it could take over 30 years... Read More

21/06/2016

Celebrate Euro 2016 With These Fine French Cocktails

The European Championships are finally here! Whatever the fate of the Three Lions, the Euros offer the perfect opportunity to kick back and relax and enjoy the summer, which is why thought we’d offer you a little bit of French inspiration for your Euro celebrations and festivities with these simple champagne cocktails. Rosemary Citrus Champagne An sparkling, aromatic rosemary and citrus infusion. Makes roughly 8 glasses. What you’ll need: 10cm sprigs of rosemary 1 can (330ml) of citrus blend juice (orange, lemon etc) 500ml of carbonated water 1 bottle (750ml)... Read More