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With the increase in online buying, more and more parcels are being shipped via the parcel courier network. Delivery lead-times are shortening due to competitive pressures, and couriers have to handle the parcels faster than ever.
We are all trying to lessen the impact we have on the environment, and one of the most significant influences that seem almost unavoidable is plastic.
E-commerce companies who handle their own logistics will have noticed that last year (2018) saw companies stretching their offers back and tailoring their offers around Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
Gummed paper tapes have become extremely popular in recent years with companies looking into issues surrounding The Paper versus Biodegradable plastics debate.
Sustainability of paper sources Summary Paper production is not responsible for destruction of rain-forestsRain-forest trees are typically hardwood and are slow growing.Europe's forests have increased in size by a third over the last centurySoftwood timber is used for...
our business can make a significant impact on reducing packaging pollution by using packaging that will not harm the environment.
Biodegradable - definition First we need to understand what we mean by the term 'biodegradable'. What are our expectations of 'biodegradability'? I think we harbour a hope that biodegradable packaging will degrade harmlessly wherever it ends up,...
7 ways to approach packing your products in a box for transit
Paper packaging is recyclable as a material, and kerbside collections of waste paper are widely carried out by local authorities making it easy for consumers to recycle. Therefore around 80% of paper is recycled in the UK.Paper packaging...
Biodegradable plastics will contaminate any recycling loop where the recycled plastic material is fed into the supply chain for manufacturing warranted plastic goods such as plastic rainwater guttering and plastic damp-proof membranes. Even a very small amount will render the recycled material unusable for manufacture.
Protega Global was conceived as an entity to develop and market eco-friendly paper-based packaging materials.
There is so much unsightly plastic packaging littering our environment that will take years to degrade. It will be there for future generations to clean up.
Plastics were a major technological breakthrough starting with the first fully synthetic thermoset called BAKELITE in the early 1900’s. Following breakthroughs in plastic development after World War 1, mass production took off around the time of the Second World War. Since then it has become used in virtually every aspect of our life.