Major retailer now 97% Easter Egg plastic free packaging

It doesn’t matter how old we get, we all love a good Easter Egg when Easter arrives! Well in sustainable packaging news, this year Mars Wrigley UK have made a real statement by introducing a staggering 142-ton reduction of packaging across it’s Easter Eggs collection, along with a further 6-ton reduction in plastic packaging this [...]

Are plastic post bags the enemy?

In case you missed it, the primistor was quoted claiming that plastic recycling ‘simply doesn’t work’, a statement which has certainly ruffled a few feathers within the environmentally friendly packaging industry. Speaking at COP26, the UN’s climate summit, last month, the prime minister was speaking with co-host Tanya Steel, chief executive of the WWF, who [...]

Major Supermarket set to introduce plastic neutral packaging

In environmentally friendly packaging news, major supermarket chain Iceland have announced its commitments to become the UK’s first supermarket to officially offset it’s entire plastic footprint by introducing plastic neutral packaging. With the major supermarket chain continuing to work towards it’s ultimate goal of becoming plastic free across it’s own label packaging, this means Iceland [...]

Elliott Packaging create customized mailing bags for new start-up business

Looking back over the past 18 months, the covid-19 pandemic has provided mixed fortunes for many businesses across the UK. Although almost every business has faced an uncertain and exceptionally hard time, certain industries such as the beauty and tourism sections have aggressively struggled because of the difficulties of adapting to change. Even national brands [...]

Elliott Packaging supply plastic mail bags for major online fashion retailer.

Elliott Packaging are delighted to announce that we have recently welcomed a new customer, having supplied over 250,000 fully recycle co-extruded mailing bags for a major online fashion retailer. Having produced and delivered the order within a three week timescale, from initial enquiry to delivery, the major online fashion retailer has since placed a further [...]

By |2020-10-22T14:18:42+01:00October 22nd, 2020|Mailing Bags, News, plastic packaging|0 Comments

Greener Alternatives: compostable and biodegradable mailing bags

Today, more businesses are starting to become more environmentally conscious by looking to make small day-to-day operation changes to ensure their eco-friendly footprint is a green as possible. Barclays recently revealed that 75% of UK businesses are benefiting commercially after going green Do you regularly send your products using mailing bags through the post? Well [...]

New outdoor clothing partner purchase poly postal bags

The soaring popularity in e-commerce and online sales continues to outperform the high street during this pandemic. With more and more customers turning to online shopping, this week Elliott Packaging welcomed yet another new customer who were interested in purchasing bespoke plastic mailing bags. Wanting to order two bespoke mailing bags sizes which were printed [...]

By |2020-09-24T14:13:52+01:00September 24th, 2020|Mailing Bags, News, plastic packaging|0 Comments

Is plastic free packaging the right move?

Plastic packaging is certainly in the headlines and shows no signs of going away. The issue of single-use plastic and its detrimental environmental impact is unlikely to have been news to most packaging designers, yet the issue has certainly struck a chord with the public. Is plastic-free packaging the right move? Given the images of [...]

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 [...]

Elliott Packaging launch new potato starch plastic carrier bags

Elliott Packaging have recently supplied a large UK retailer with a brand-new type of 100% eco-friendly plastic carrier bag. The material is produced from natural potato starch and are completely compostable. This means all potato starch plastic carrier bags can go into garden waste or into food waste at home. The material is certified home [...]

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