Company News & Blog - Page 11

Latest industry news and insights from the Valpak Team

Beauty Packaging
Blog, Corporate Social Responsibility, EPR, Recycling
Natural beauty – personal care need not cost the earth

Many consumers are seeking to lead sustainable lifestyles and are looking to producers and brands to offer and produce eco-friendly or easy to recycle products and packaging. With the beauty industry currently under the sustainability spotlight, Ellie Mitchell outlines some of the steps key groups are taking to reduce their impact on the environment and how Valpak can help businesses to achieve their sustainability objectives.

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Blog, Compliance, Packaging
A day in a life at a paper mill – Valpak visits supplier DS Smith

At Valpak, we work with a number of reprocessors to meet our members’ packaging waste obligations and are very fortunate to enjoy some great relationships with suppliers across the country. Last month, a team from Valpak were kindly invited to DS Smith Paper’s Kelmsley Mill, in Kent, to witness first hand their recycling process that sees a staggering 820,000 tonnes of card and paper recycled each year at this site alone.

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Blog, Rio - Sustainability Platform, Textiles
Be a model producer – finding a way for fashion waste

The Environmental Audit Committee has put forward recommendations for the Government to introduce a Producer Responsibility system for new clothing. With this in mind, clothing retailers and brand owners should look to implement clothing return schemes sooner rather than later. Emily Hare, Waste and Resource Traceability Manager, provides some guidance and advice in her latest Blog.

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