Plastic carrier bag or paper carrier bag: Which bag is greener?

Morrisons are increasing the price of their reusable plastic carrier bags from 10p to 15p as a trial, along with introducing a 20p paper carrier bag alternative. The paper carrier bag will be available in eight stores as part of a two-month trial. The supermarket chain said reducing plastic was their customers' top environmental concern. [...]

8 Alterative Uses For Brown Paper Carrier Bags

It’s starting to look a lot like Christmas! With the busy festive season finally here, now is the time of the year where we usually overstock on everything, including paper carrier bags. Do you have any brown paper carrier bags lying about in your house? Well inside this article, Elliott Packaging will provide you with [...]

Can every paper carrier bag be recycled?

It doesn’t matter if you want to call them paper carrier bags, paper bags with handles or paper gift bags, all paper bags are seen as eco-friendly bags because they can be recycled and compostable. However, not every paper carrier bag is the same though. Inside this article, eco-friendly bag suppliers Elliott Packaging examine exactly [...]

By |2019-11-14T15:11:42+00:00November 14th, 2019|News, Paper Bags, Paper Bags with Handles, Testimonials|0 Comments

Nationwide Bakery rise to Potato Starch Bags

Working in the food and hospitality industry certainly presents many different eco-friendly packaging opportunities. Firstly, you must consider what type of sustainable packaging will keep your food fresh. Will also not compromise your products and increase shelf life. Eateries also need to highly consider what packaging will continue to keep products fresh and still promote [...]

By |2019-11-08T08:53:27+00:00November 7th, 2019|Compostable Carrier Bags, News, Testimonials|0 Comments

Using plastic mailing bags with care

Plastic is one of the most popular, useful materials we use in our everyday lives. Today, we are accountable for using roughly 20 times more plastic than we did 50 years ago. Because of its popularity and extensive heavy use, we are constantly being told and reminded that the planet is drowning in plastic. Well [...]

Sustainability Thoughts: Compostable Carrier Bags

Do I need to start thinking about sustainability? There used to be a time the negative effect on a business would be small if it said it couldn’t afford to be green. Today, businesses across all types of industries accept that they cannot afford to ignore it. In fact, you’ll be hard pushed to find [...]

Business Guide: Printed Paper Mailing Bags

As specialists in producing eco-friendly bags, Elliott Packaging can manufacture a range of custom print paper mailing bags tailored to meet your business needs. Created using water-based inks, our bespoke kraft printed paper mailing bags are the ultimate in environmentally friendly packaging. If you are looking to market your business or promote your products, Elliott [...]

By |2019-09-26T14:36:47+00:00September 26th, 2019|Mailing Bags, News, Paper Bags, Testimonials|0 Comments

Biodegradable Or Degradable Plastic Carrier Bags?

Why biodegradable or degradable plastic carrier bags? Conventional plastics do not break down unless they are recycled. Therefore biodegradable and degradable plastic carrier bags are developed to make your daily tasks of waste reduction easier, safer and better for the environment. So, what’s the difference? Degradation is a process where very large molecules are broken [...]

What to do with plastic carrier bags?

Did you know single use plastic carrier bags sales in supermarkets have fallen 86% since the 5p carrier bag was introduced? Since its introduction, the environmental secretary has later doubled the charge to 10p, and eco-friendly packaging suppliers such as Elliott Packaging have also introduced both bio-degradable or bags made from recycled material to reduce [...]