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Enhancing Sustainability: Examples of Sustainable Packaging Solutions and How to Implement Change

Enhancing Sustainability Examples of Sustainable Packaging Solutions and How to Implement Change

The growing market demand for sustainable products and services is shifting the operational landscape, giving rise to more eco-conscious practices across industries. In the case of packaging solutions, the need for sustainable options has never been more pressing. That’s why we’ve listed some essential eco-friendly solutions that empower businesses to operate with increased environmental viability - all without sacrificing on performance. 

From compostable mailing bags to biodegradable bubble wrap, our offerings encompass the intersection of practicality and sustainability, enabling business across a range of sectors to make the change today. Let’s take a look.  

Key Sustainable Packaging Solutions

Oxbox™

Oxbox

Engineered to be 7% lighter in weight yet 40% more capacious, Oxbox™ cartons offer a paradigm shift in packaging design, boasting a robust single-wall construction while emitting 30% fewer CO2 emissions. Fully recyclable and FSC® certified, it showcases our dedication to sustainability.

Durabox™

Durabox

Durabox™ cartons are crafted from 100% recyclable materials with FSC® certification, providing both durability and eco-friendliness for a range of applications. These heavy-duty cartons feature multi-depth creases for enhanced versatility and offer 40% extra storage capacity, ensuring both practicality and sustainability.

Pulp Fitments

Pulp Fitments

Our Pulp Fitments are manufactured from 100% recycled materials, making them fully recyclable and eco-friendly. Designed to securely fit within our outer box range, these fitments provide an eco-conscious solution for transporting tinned liquids/bottled liquids while upholding FSC® certification standards.

HexcelWrap™

Hexcel Wrap

HexcelWrap™ presents an eco-friendly alternative to traditional bubble wrap. Crafted from paper with an interlocking design, it eliminates the need for adhesive tape while safeguarding products during transit, thus reducing environmental impact and cutting packing time. The wrap's unique adhesive properties allow a single material to both wrap and affix products all in one. 

Airwave™

Airwave

Airwave™ is an eco-friendly alternative to plastic air pillows, made from recycled paper and compostable film. By providing on-demand packaging capabilities, waste is minimised, allowing operations to better measure their material use needs and forecast costs for packing at scale. 

Biofil™

Biofil

Biofil™ offers high-performance loose void fill made from 100% natural materials. Biodegradable and environmentally friendly, it ensures product protection without compromising sustainability, making it ideal for sensitive electronic products. The sustainability profile of the material also serves to bolster your brand image and offers a more simple waste management process for end users. 

Paper Voidfill

Paper Voidfill

Opt for Paper Voidfill as a sustainable replacement for plastic air pillow void fill. Not only is it recyclable and reusable, but its innovative design creates a 'block-and-brace' arrangement, effectively securing contents during transit while simultaneously reducing environmental impact.

Parcel Tape

Parcel Tape

Crafted with a minimum of 85% recycled plastic bottles, PETraTape™ is offering a truly sustainable alternative to conventional packing tape. The tape is lightweight and compliant with Plastic Tax regulations, and its unique composition offers an opportunity for businesses to actively contribute to the reduction of plastic waste, thus fostering a more sustainable future for generations to come.

Paper Parcel Tape

Paper Parcel Tape

Boxbond™ is a robust, biodegradable paper tape that secures your packages and lifts your brand presence throughout the warehouse and beyond. Better still, making the switch to self-adhesive paper tapes like Boxbond™ bolsters your packing and fulfilment team to operate with a superior alternative to traditional polypropylene tape. This switch reinforces your commitment to sustainability across every aspect of your packaging journey, resonating positively with environmentally conscious practices at every touchpoint.

Paper Strapping

Ecostrap

Boasting a breaking strain of 55kg, Ecostrap™ is a tough paper strapping with sturdy construction that provides reliability during transit, which helps to increase your sustainability profile. It’s also lightweight and far simpler to recycle through conventional waste management systems than plastic strapping. 

Paper Wrapping

Paper Wrapping

Vortex™ Paper Stretch Wrap has an impressive 30% stretch capacity with far less environmental impact than its plastic counterparts, ensuring pallet security and championing recyclability ease. As with many of our sustainable solutions, the integration of paper stretch wrap provides a significant opportunity for teams to reduce their environmental impact and boast truly green credentials in their packing.

The Last Word in Packaging Sustainability

Implementing long-term sustainable practices requires a concerted effort from businesses of all sizes. Whether you operate a small-scale e-commerce venture or a multinational corporation, embracing greener packaging solutions is both a moral imperative and a strategic advantage in an increasingly eco-conscious market. 

To speed upthis transition, we offer comprehensive support and expertise to businesses seeking to adopt sustainable packaging practices. With our guidance, industry leaders across various sectors have successfully integrated efficient and eco-friendly packaging systems into their operations.

We’ve helped industry leaders across multiple industry sectors to switch to increasingly efficient, sustainable packaging systems. To find out how we can assist with upgrading your eco-packaging processes, send us a message, call us on 01543 396 700, or email us at sales@allpack.uk.com.