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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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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Tegrabond® goes wider and longer with BP755

Tegrabond

Tegrabond water activated tapes have already taken the carton sealing sector by storm. The tapes stronger performance, better environmental credentials and reduced cost per carton mean that they are an invaluable product. The most popular Tegrabond dispenser by far is the BP555, which is now installed in major order fulfilment centres across the UK and…

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The 1st Carbon Neutral Air Cushion

CARBON-NEUTRAL-NEWS

SCS Packaging are excited to offer the 1st carbon neutral air cushion void fill film from Pacplan® Climate and cost-neutral protective packaging made from post consumer plastics with 100% of production C02 footprint offset against ecological projects in the Brazilian Rain Forest. With Pacplan® Carbon Neutral Air Cushions, you can achieve 100% climate neutral transport…

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Paper & cardboard packaging comes out on top for environmental friendliness

Two Sides is a global not-for-profit industry campaign to promote the sustainability, attractiveness and effectiveness of paper and cardboard packaging. With increasing media attention and consumer concern on packaging, avoidable plastic waste and a move towards a circular economy, a poll, conducted by Two Sides and international research agency Toluna, revealed a strong preference for…

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Green Packaging – the facts

biodegradable

Biodegradable is a generalised term for the physical and chemical decomposition of materials under certain environmental conditions and in the presence of specific catalysts. In the broadest sense, all plastics could be described as biodegradable as they will eventually disintegrate, but this can be misleading when comparing their environmental impact. To evaluate a plastic’s environmental…

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