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
The explosion of plant-based food and drinks has rocketed the sector to new heights over recent years, a trend that is set to continue in the New Year as Veganuary 2022 gets underway. Significantly, the pre-conceived idea of less tasty vegan and plant-based dishes has diminished, and now people are expecting to expect the same great taste as meat alternatives. Consequently, we can find successful companies in the UK like Neat Burger, which saw in their values an opportunity not only to do business but to change the game—offering plan-based... Read More
As our understanding of waste and the value of materials increases, recycling has become a part of our everyday lives. As a result, more and more recycling schemes are appearing, awareness is increasing, and recycling rates are on the increase. This September, we are celebrating Recycle Week, which runs from the 20th to the 26th of September. Are you aware of Recycling Week…? What is the background to Recycling Week? Recycle Week is an annual event designed to celebrate, promote and spread awareness of the need for and the benefits... Read More
It’s the nation’s favourite dish and here at Packaging Environmental, we’re celebrating all things fish and chips. From the history behind the dish to the surprising nutritional value of your ‘chippy tea’ we’ve scoured the country for all of the facts and figures you need to know.
Sitting down in a nice restaurant for a meal is so overrated these days – why would you want to with so many amazingly delicious street food vendors and pop-up eateries to choose from! In cities all over the UK these heavenly little surprises are pleasing customers who prefer to eat on-the-go, or those who recognise you don’t need a Michelin star to serve up great grub. Anyway, in celebration of the pop-ups and street food merchants throughout the country, we’ve taken a look at three of the most desired... Read More
Whether you’re serving them up to customers or sipping on one yourself, cups of tea are part of our everyday life here in the UK. First thing in the morning, first thing at work, break times, lunch times, getting home, before bed…. On our jolly isles every occasion is another excuse for a good old cup of tea. How well do you know the nation’s favourite drink, though? We’ve compiled some astonishing facts and figures in the infographic below, showing just how much us Brits love a good cuppa. Learn something... Read More
Food and drinks waste is obviously something that is very close to our hearts here at Packaging Environmental. Whether it is creating eco-friendly packaging or raising awareness of important issues, we try to do everything we can to lessen the impact our day-to-day lives have on the environment. To highlight the severity of the problem of food and drinks waste here in the UK we have produced the infographic you can see below, covering topics such as food waste in the home, litter from food and drinks packaging and how long our... Read More