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Plastic vs paper: finding the perfect packaging solution

Blue recycling bin

Plastic has featured heavily in the news in recent months, and with consumers calling for change, several UK supermarkets have been forced to take action, with many announcing plans to explore plastic-free packaging alternatives.

However, quality remains a crucial factor if a company is to offer complete packaging protection, and there’s no arguing with plastic’s durability and versatility. 

Below we compare plastic and paper and look at how companies can ‘go green’ 

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Keeping up with e-commerce trends

Mail order fulfillment bags with printed labels

Online retail in the UK is big business – in 2017 it was valued at an incredible £13.7 billion.
Busy lifestyles and a faster pace of living are two of the key factors.
With rising sales come a rise in consumers’ expectations, so it’s important that mail order companies can meet this increase in demand.
Consumers are no longer willing to wait even a couple of days for delivery, and 30 per cent are happy to pay an additional fee for next-day delivery. 

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How plastic packaging can be good for both the environment and a company’s bottom line

GeoTech Void-fill AirPillows

Environmental impact is a key concern for companies with regards to their social responsibility as well as their accreditations, and is a hot topic particularly for those who require packaging within their business or as part of their order fulfilment.

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Bubble wrap vs FastWrap: Comparing the cost, convenience and efficacy of protective packaging

AirPouch GeoTech FastWrap Bubbles-on-Demand

Bubble quilt is a great packaging material for fragile and heavy goods, and for packing multiple items securely in a single outer carton.  It consistently rates highly in consumer testing because it’s clean, reusable and easy to dispose of.

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Update on Innovation

AirPouch GeoTech AirPillows in our compact delivery box.

Greener, stronger, more recognisable. Advances in GeoTech® technology set new standards.

The wider packaging industry hasn’t always been noted for its environmental sustainability. But in common with many sustainably minded companies, Automated Packaging Systems challenges itself to improve its environmental performance, and that of its customers, year-on-year.

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