Sustainable Void Fill from SCS Packaging

SUSTAINABLE-VOID-FILL

FulfilmentHowever much we try to use the correct size box, the packaging sector will always need void-fill to keep products safe in transit. In the past, this would include polystyrene foam peanuts and plastic bubble wrap, both incredibly hard to recycle, usually heading to landfills where they take centuries to degrade. Styrofoam and foam wrap…

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Sustainable Options for Postal and Packaging

At SCS Packaging we have prioritised five key criteria: Sustainable Recyclable Reusable Biodegradable Waste reductive With the new Plastic Packaging Tax coming into effect from April 2021, it is now essential to consider sustainable alternatives to traditional postage and packaging materials. Green Tenzalopes™ guarantee an environmentally conscious solution with no compromise on quality. Biodegradable Packing…

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Water Acivated Tapes

water-activated-tape

A significant volume of plastics used in packaging comes from carton sealing tapes. If the plastic tape is not removed from cartons when they are disposed of, another cost is added to the recycling process. The tape itself is not recyclable and goes straight to landfill. Even when removed from cartons before recycling, the tape…

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New Alternative to Plastic Wrapping

x-wrap

X-Wrap is a sustainable alternative bubble wrap type material, designed for the packaging sensitive and fragile products. Its benefits include: Shock absorbency Protection for sharp-edged and pointed products It is absorbent for leak protection when transporting liquids Flexible to adapt to fill  to cavities in a box High recycling rates as made from paper Protection…

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Summer Cake Decorations

Cakesicles

At last, we appear to be seeing the beginning of summer, it’s true! In preparation for warmer weather, why don’t you look at these summer cake decorating ideas? So, if you like to decorate cakes during the summer, visit our trade counter to find everything you will need. From the basics – Sugar Paste, Cake…

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Green Packaging

biodegradable

Green Packaging is the use of packaging materials that are made from recycled content, recyclable, compostable, or biodegradable materials. Making a shift to more environmentally friendly packaging options can reduce your business’s environmental impact on the world and help you decrease your overall packaging costs. This is the first in a series of blog article…

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Which Tape Dispenser do I Need?

Which tape dispenser

Taping and AncillaryYou know you need a hand-held tape dispenser but when you look at the different types available it can be confusing. Here’s a few features you may encounter and what their benefits are: Adjustable brakeTapes differ in how easily they release from the roll depending on factors such as the type of adhesive.…

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Water Acivated Tape Dispenser – BP222

BP222 Water Activated Tape

Plastic Free, Power Free, Hands Free – Meet the BP222 We are excited to announce the launch of the BP222, our new sleek and lightweight manual water activated tape dispenser. It is ideal for small and home offices, retail outlets and low-volume shipping environments. Water activated tape, also referred to as gummed paper tape, is…

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All-in-one handwash stations

Portawash

It has been proven that the most effective way of killing germs, is using soap and water to wash your hands. Our self-contained units, require no plumbing or electrics and can be installed anywhere. Each product comes with soap, water, paper towel and a bin. Giving you everything you need to maintain hygiene anywhere at…

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Social Distancing Tape

These are ideal for reminding and encouraging staff, visitors and customers to stay alert, keep areas hygienic and keep a safe distance from one another. An integral part of keeping the R figure of Covid-19 below one is through social distancing. There are simple and cost-efficient ways to remind your employees of the importance of…

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