How to reuse bulk bags in the garden

This industrial packaging doesn’t have to end up as landfill, however. Even if your first inclination is to throw the bags away, you might want to think again because they are not only large, they are strong and highly durable, making them a perfect solution for any number of household jobs, especially in the garden, [...]

2018-06-08T15:26:04+00:00 June 12th, 2018|Bulk Bags, Industrial Packaging, Plastic|

Factors affecting sustainable industrial packaging today

With changes in consumer attitudes and behaviours towards the use of plastics in the packaging of goods, it is probably no surprise that a key focus of the industrial packaging sector in coming years looks set to be the development of sustainable and environmentally friendly products, at least according to Adam Gendell, associate director at [...]

2018-05-21T12:35:45+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Containers, Industrial Packaging, Information, News, Plastic|

Industry predictions for the commercial stretch & shrink film market

Worldwide demand for stretch and shrink packaging is expected to grow hugely in the immediate future, with some experts predicting it will reach a massive $18.46 billion by the year 2024. A new study by American-based consulting and market research company, Grand View Research Inc, says that the growing demand for the lightweight packaging material [...]

2016-12-08T12:40:49+00:00 October 6th, 2016|Information, Plastic|

Alternative uses for Bubble Wrap

Bubble wrap is great for packaging but can also be used for a multitude of different things to help your everyday life. Here are some of the alternative ways that you can use bubble wrap. Wall protection Does one of your doors in your home keep hitting the wall when you open it? Wrap some [...]

2018-11-27T14:10:20+00:00 August 26th, 2016|Containers, Information, Plastic|

Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP) Woven Sacks

The BOPP (Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene) woven sack, fairly new to the European market but gaining more and more attention from retailers and manufacturers. “When polypropylene film is extruded and stretched in both the machine direction and across machine direction, it is called biaxially oriented polypropylene. Biaxial orientation increases strength and clarity.” – Wikipedia BOPP bags [...]

2017-01-19T14:21:53+00:00 August 26th, 2016|Containers, Information, Plastic|

Is plastic packaging sustainable?

As Britain is making a conscious effort to reduce the number of plastic bags in circulation due to its overuse and long life span, did you know it is actually one of the most sustainable packaging materials? There is a stigma attached to plastic packaging with many people believing that a lot of energy is [...]

2017-01-19T13:56:48+00:00 August 26th, 2016|Information, Plastic|

Prepare for winter with log and coal sacks

As winter is coming, did you know that our woven polypropylene bags are fantastic for use as coal sacks and firewood log bags? These wonderful bags are ideal for storing logs as they are lightweight and breathable, allowing logs to dry out if they do get damp and reduce the risk of mould and discolouration. [...]

2017-05-11T10:17:12+00:00 August 26th, 2016|Information, Plastic|

How sand bags help prevent flooding

Living in Britain there is no avoiding the wet weather but for many, constant rain and heavy spells can put their property at a flood risk. Whether it’s due to global warming or a change of climate Britain seems to be suffering from a higher risk of floods than ever before. Sand bags are a [...]

2017-01-19T13:47:30+00:00 August 26th, 2016|Information, Plastic|