Monthly Archives: April 2016

How Does Packaging Affect the Environment?

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When it comes to choosing the right packaging for your needs, it is easy to get wrapped up in the aesthetics of the design or the practicality of the size or material. But you should also consider the effect your chosen packaging may have on the environment.

How is Packaging Affecting the Planet?

Fly-tipped rubbish and landfills have long been a problem facing the world. And whereas many have made a conscious effort to recycle more in recent years, waste statistics are still alarming.

According to National Geographic, there is currently 5.35 trillion pieces of plastic debris in the world’s oceans with 269,000 tonnes of this floating on the surface. And that’s only plastic waste!

Currently, only half of all household waste in the UK is recycled, yet waste awareness is on the rise. Continue reading…