Postal and Packaging, Sustainability Over the past 5 years we have seen a surge of interest in eco-friendly alternatives to packaging products. With the new Plastic Packaging Tax coming into effect from April 2021, offering sustainable options is more important than ever. At SCS Packaging we have prioritise five key criteria: Sustainable Recyclable Reusable Biodegradable…

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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

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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Reduction and removal of plastics from packaging is now more critical than ever as we see images of the pollution that is threatening to choke our oceans. At the same time, recycling of packaging needs to be made easier and less costly. Great progress is being made in the fields of bio-compostable plastics which under…

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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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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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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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