Biodegradble films vs Recycling films vs Incineration

An interesting article in Packaging news (18.11.15) debating biodegradable film and raising the notion that it may make more environmental sense to incinerate plastic bags for energy. It discusses the fragments left by degradable film, the lack of infrastructure in this country to enable recycling (which it argues is potentially the most sensible of all options) and the fact that…

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Why Should I use Printed Carrier Bags at Corporate Events?

Printed carrier bags are one of the most important pieces of branded point of sale at any event but they can sometimes be overlooked. Producing a high quality printed carrier bag for your event can set you apart from the other exhibitors and not only encourage the people visiting your stand to use your product or service but they in…

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Branded Mailing Bags: A Marketing & Packaging solution for online retailers

The high street is in turmoil yet again as the latest casualty Clinton Cards goes into administration and its 600+ stores look set for closure.  An unsettling day for the high street and for the 8,000 Clinton employees, but is it really such as surprise? With an estimated 85% of the population now shopping online, the high street can only…

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Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle your Plastic Carrier Bags

One only has to read the headlines to see that the recently introduced ‘carrier bag tax’ is proving very taxing indeed! With the TaxPayers’ Alliance calling for the tax to be dropped, and the Liberal Democrats urging the Government to expand the tax right across the UK, it looks as though the country is divided on the issue – but…

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Plastic Carrier Bags vs. Paper Carrier Bags: Which are best for your Business and the Environment?

In this era of environmental and ecological awareness, it seems businesses across the country and, indeed, the world are trying to “do their bit” in lessening the impact they have on the planet by adhering to the mantra of Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle. A positive step forward and one that many retailers would like to enforce, but becoming environmentally friendly…

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British Packaging – Showcasing the Great British Summer

With the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations and the London Olympics, the “Great British Summer” of 2012 is set to go down in the history books. Yesterday’s pageant along the River Thames attracted over a million visitors to London, and despite the insistent downpours and chilly temperatures, patriots from across the country and the world, remained along the riverbanks, waving their…

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Signed, Sealed, and Delivered – In a Stylish Mailing Bag

Printing and sending out high quality brochures is a great way to introduce your products or services to new clients, but with the unpredictable weather conditions in the UK, and the even more unpredictable postal service, is it wise to rely on a paper envelope? No matter how professional and expensive a brochure may look, if it arrives with curled…

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Carrier Bags For Accountants

If you are an accountant who regularly handles their clients paperwork, instead of handing your clients back a stack of papers and files, you could go that extra mile and hand them back in a professionally printed plastic carrier bag. We have many accountancy clients who use this service and the have given nothing but great feedback: “Just to say…

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Cut Out Handle Paper Carrier Bags

Laminated or unlaminated paper carrier bags are a great choice if you want to give your products and brand a high quality look and feel, as a twist on the popular rope handle paper bags we have recently created a laminated cut out handle paper carrier bag. This twist on a classic is a great idea if you want to…

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Retail Bags – What’s right for your business?

There are many different elements to take into account when choosing retail bags for your business so we have created a quick guide to help you make the right decision. The first element to consider when choosing your retail bags  is your budget, if you are working to a tight budget you may be better suited to our plastic bags…

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