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96% of audits carried out have offered opportunities for reducing the amount of plastic used by downgauging, or offering alternative materials which, for example, could be recyclable.
We love a good dictionary definition here at National Flexible, and we’ve got one here for biodegradable: “A substance or object capable of being decomposed by bacteria or other living organisms and thereby avoiding pollution.” That seems straightforward enough, but before we dive into our list of benefits, let's look at how that transfers into packaging materials and products.
Here’s the crazy notion behind recycling: most packaging materials CAN be recycled—in fact, far more of them than you think.
Eco friendly. There are two parts to the phrase we’re looking a little deeper into. If we’re going to help our planet retain resources without causing the ongoing harm we have, we need to consider it closely and how it impacts our actions.
There are many things to celebrate when it comes to compostable food packaging. Let’s take a look at all things compostable and put a few misread messages straight.
As snacks tend be small free flowing items, they are usually best packed using gravity (imagine trying to push peanuts along a conveyor belt!).
What do we mean by bakery? Well, it includes everything from your morning crumpet to your teatime cake treat, to your ‘sitting on the sofa with a glass of wine’ pizza.
A versatile plastic film that excels in having an exceptional combination of high tensile strength, chemical resistance, thermal stability, flatness, high temperature resistance and thermal and electrical insulation properties.
Wrap a cucumber in plastic and it lasts 3 times longer than an unwrapped one. Cool as a … well you know!
BOPP film is one form of polypropylene. It is a superb solution for many applications and is one of the most widely utilised packaging products in the food industry. And in this article, we are going to tell you why.