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Why plastic isn’t always the ‘bad guy’

Close up photo of AirPouch GeoTech Reprocessed material Air Pillows

There’s no denying that plastic is a hot topic in the news agenda, and this doesn’t seem to be changing anytime soon. Businesses are being urged to rethink their environmental responsibilities and take immediate action. With this in mind, it’s more important than ever that they highlight the role of plastics in sustainable packaging to help grow consumer awareness. 

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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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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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Redefining our view of plastic

AirPouch GeoTech AirPillows

Consumers could be forgiven for being confused and even skeptical about the plastics industry and the speed with which it’s embraced the concept of ‘environmentally friendly materials’.  After all, the factors which define a substance’s impact on our planet are far from straight forward.

All plastics have their advantages and disadvantages, in terms of both performance and environmental impact.  The near-universal advantages relate to functionality and weight - vast majority of plastics are superb, long lasting and 

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