What do the Symbols on Packaging Mean?

If you have ever looked at the symbols embossed on a plastic bottle or jar and been confused by the arrows moving in a trianglular direction, with a number and acronym, then we are here to help. The easy explanation is that the symbol indicates what type of plastic(s) the container was made from as [...]

By | July 18th, 2017|Brand, Green|0 Comments

Making Clothing from PET Bottles

Pollution and man-made waste are in the news, and with good reason. Waste management has become a global problem that needs cooperation to solve. We at All In Packaging are always interested in innovative solutions to lessen plastic waste. When it comes to plastic bottles, one of the surprising outcomes has been the way inventive [...]

By | July 18th, 2017|Green|0 Comments

The Importance of Recycling Plastics

An article from Business Insider that recently went viral on social media sites detailed a small island in the South Pacific, Henderson Island, that, while uninhabited, has been found to be one of the planet’s the most polluted places. Indeed, it was deemed by scientists to have the highest density of ‘anthropogenic debris’ anywhere in [...]

By | July 4th, 2017|Green|0 Comments

The Significance Of Symbols On Packaging

Symbols are a common feature on our everyday products and packaging. Spanning from food allergy symbols, to recycling information, to symbols highlighting safety standards, symbols are often placed on products and packaging to provide important information, indicate consumer rights or to comply with regulations. Differentiated by type of product, some symbols are more commonly associated [...]

By | July 4th, 2017|Green, Guide|0 Comments

A Remarkable Step Towards Sustainability By Procter & Gamble

Plastic is one of the most fundamental materials to industry and everyday life, but is also one of the biggest examples of our throw-away society: the majority of plastic produced annually is only used once. Over 300 million tons of new plastic is produced each year, with over half ending up in landfills, in oceans [...]

By | July 4th, 2017|Green|0 Comments

Top Tips For Sustainable Packaging

Sustainable packaging is the latest trend these days, with more and more companies trying to develop the best, most sustainable designs in order to be successful. Undoubtedly, competition is on the rise as brands try to outdo each other in terms of design, so how can you make sustainable packaging designs stand out? Consider Life-Cycle [...]

By | July 4th, 2017|Green, Guide|0 Comments

Revolutionary Recycling: Get Creative With Waste Plastic

Plastic: one of the most popular packaging materials, but also one of the biggest threats to our oceans. Climate conditions are set to become progressively worse in 2017, placing an increasingly important emphasis on ‘going green’. In the packaging industry, reducing waste and our ecological footprint, while increasing overall product sustainability, should be top priority. [...]

By | July 4th, 2017|Green|0 Comments

Bring The Outdoors In This Winter: Creative Ways To Reuse Plastic Bottles

Leftover plastic bottles, more often than not, go straight for recycling - or worse, thrown away. Despite progression in the ease of recycling, having more creative ways to reuse plastic bottles might be the solution to prevent a build-up of leftover plastic. For keen gardeners, the long winter months can be frustrating as the weather [...]

By | July 4th, 2017|Green|0 Comments

Food and Drinks Industry Looks to Go Green

The food and drinks industry constantly strives to provide effective and safe packaging that appeals to customers, and this means adapting to customer demands. Today, consumers are far more aware of the need to be environmentally friendly and seek out products that are more sustainable. With the concerns of their customers in mind, manufacturers of [...]

By | July 4th, 2017|Green|0 Comments

Make your Own Winter Wonderland: Jar Snow Globes

Christmas doesn’t have to be an expensive time of year. With many of us looking for creative ways to save money, homemade gifts can be a great way of giving friends and family personalized presents that are fun, easy and, most importantly, cheap to make! One DIY gift guaranteed to go down a storm this [...]

By | July 4th, 2017|DIY, Green|0 Comments

Advantages of Plastic

Plastic packaging is one of the most popular segments of the packaging industry, with its popularity mainly attributed to the several advantages plastic offers. Plastic is usually the main alternative to glass packaging, and although plastic packaging is largely known as the environment’s biggest enemy, this statement is not always true, as today most plastic [...]

By | July 4th, 2017|Green|0 Comments

Plastic Bottles Make Great Plastic Toys

Despite their intended use being to hold liquids, plastic bottles are one of the easiest items to recycle and reuse. With tons of ideas available online for how to repurpose your leftover plastic bottles, it’s not only the creative option, but also the smart one. Each year, millions of plastic bottles are thrown into the [...]

By | July 4th, 2017|Green|0 Comments

Empty plastic bottles make plastic bottle homes!

Unfortunately, used and discarded plastic bottles are causing bigger and bigger problems to the environment. Millions – if not billions – of plastic water and drinks bottles are thrown away each year. As a result, every day we hear of innovative ideas about how to reuse the plastic bottles we no longer need. One of [...]

By | July 4th, 2017|DIY, Green|0 Comments

Light Up Your Room With Plastic Bottles

Day  by  day  we  hear  of  how  plastic  bottles can  be  utilised  after  they’ve  fulfilled  their  basic function. Normally, plastic bottles are equipped for storing liquids, but after the bottle is empty, the only limit to how they can be reused is how creative you are! As the recycling and reuse of unnecessary plastic ­ [...]

By | July 4th, 2017|Green|0 Comments

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