What makes a good mailing bag?

Mailing bags are getting increasingly popular and are continuing to grow with the online retail market. Here is our quick guide to making sure your mailing bag is the best it can be and help you make the right decisions! Take note of these points while planning your new mailing bags. Durability: Mailing bags need [...]

Which bag is best for my exhibition?

Bags are a must when choosing your exhibition marketing material. We know how difficult it can be to choose your style of bag so we have put together our top three bags we feel are best! There are so many factors involved when thinking about your marketing material for an exhibition, we find generally the [...]

Elliott Packaging’s top 5 most purchased items of 2016

Patch Handle Carrier Bags Polythene patch handle carrier bags have clearly been our bestselling product of 2016. Polythene carrier bags have had bad publicity in the past, but not anymore. Elliott packaging offer various options to make your polythene bags eco-friendly and re-usable. Minimum order quantity: 3000 units  Lead time: As little as 7 working [...]

Everything you need to know about mailing bags

Mailing bags are an ever-evolving product which are getting more popular as internet shopping increases. UK online sales are set to be worth £62.7bn by 2020 which is great for the mailing bag industry! Here are the types of mailing bags Elliott Packaging can supply: Opaque mailing bags: In most cases, it’s important that the [...]

Why Carrier Bags Have Become Everyone’s Favourite Marketing Giveaway

People are now thinking a lot more about their plastic bag use following the introduction of the 5p charge. Some people will be trying to avoid the charge at all costs even if it means popping in to smaller retail outlets that may give away a bag for free. This creates a great opportunity for [...]

The Benefits Of Using Plastic Packaging For Food

Plastic packaging often gets a bad press. As the abolition of free plastic bags in supermarkets demonstrates there is a lot of opposition to the use of plastic bags and legislation brought in to curb their use. What isn’t considered, as with all the world’s great inventions, is how well plastic helps preserve food better [...]

Dawn of a New Era for the Plastic Shopping Bag

The introduction of the 5p charge for disposable plastic shopping bags in England has effectively brought an end to the era of throwaway shopping bags. However, there are plenty of positive to be drawn, now that plastic will be put to more sensible use. Plastic of course is one of the world’s greatest inventions. Imaging [...]

Durability Of Plastic Bags Is More Important Than Ever

The fall in the use of plastic bags since the introduction of the 5p charge has been dramatic according to government figures. However, reducing our dependence on plastic bags may just be the start of a war on other types of packaging. The effects of plastic bags incorrectly disposed of in the environment is not [...]

3 Factors To Consider When Choosing Packaging

You may be wondering about the best type of packaging to choose for your product or to help promote your business. To make the right decision it is necessary to consider the three main functions of packaging and how your choice of material fits these criteria. Good packaging should: Protect If we get right to [...]

The Case for Plastic Packaging

Plastic packaging has helped to revolutionise the way we store food and brought convenience to countless billions of people since it was first introduced. Despite this the material is often cast as one of the main causes of waste and harm to the planet but look more closely and this reputation is far from deserved. [...]