High street retailer place reusable packaging order with Elliott Packaging

Over the last few months, reusable packaging has become a real buzzword within the eco-friendly packaging industry, with many high street retailers pledging a variety of changes to make a conscious effort to improve the environment. Major supermarket chains introduce reusable packaging schemes With Iceland committing to becoming plastic free by 2023, Tesco have also [...]

eco friendly packaging trends for 2022

In recent years, we have seen an emergence of minimalist packaging being introduced with businesses wanting to become more environmentally friendly by reducing their carbon footprint. We’ve also had to navigate through another tricky year of the ongoing pandemic, which has seen further lockdowns, restrictions and shopping habits change. This introduced a high demand in [...]

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 [...]

How sustainable mailing bags can contribute to driving climate change

It’s been well documented for years that climate change is having a disastrous effect on the globe, contributing to disrupting natural systems, rising sea levels and much more. According to the World Meteorological Organization, evidence suggests climate change is responsible for the globe getting hotter. Studies have shown the warmest 20 years on record have [...]

Your guide to eco mailing bags

Statistically, did you know that eco mailing bags have three times less Co2 emissions than plastic mailing bags? Over recent years, due to changing public sentiment along with changes in government legislation, running your own business in a sustainable way is now no longer a matter of personal preference. Now, more and more customers want [...]

Everything you need to know about the printed mailing bag

Are you thinking about using printed mailing bag products to send your products through the post? Along with reducing costs and your carbon footprint, there are a number of key reasons why many businesses have made the switch to printed mailing bag products over the last 12 months. Due to the ongoing pandemic situation, user [...]

Do poly postal bags make the perfect courier bags?

Within the eco-friendly bag industry, poly postal bags are also known as courier bags which are designed for protecting products throughout transit. Widely used by online businesses, poly postal bags are lightweight, durable, water resistant and save money on postage. Inside this article, we will look at why so many cost-efficient businesses choose to use [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Complete Business Guide To Polythene Mailing Bags

Are you an online, retail or mail order business looking to switch to polythene mailing bags? With so many different material, manufacturing, and printing options to choose from, everything can start to be very overwhelming. Don’t worry, inside this article our eco-friendly experts have got your covered with our complete business guide to polythene mailing [...]

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