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MP calls for urgent debate on plastic recycling

plastic recycling

When promoting and marketing plastic packaging products available from Davpack, we always try to make sure we mention if they’re recyclable. If you’re trying to pay more than lip service to the concept of recycling by ensuring that as much of your business and household waste stays out of landfillRead More

Is the use of plastic carrier bags on the rise again?

plastic carrier bags

Figures released by WRAP (Waste and Resources Action Programme) show that the number of single use plastic carrier bags issued by British supermarkets appears to be on the rise again. According to the report, just under 8 billion bags were used in 2011, an increase of 5.4% on the previousRead More

Great Moments in Packaging No 1: Polythene

Polythene has more uses in modern day packaging than almost any other product, some of the most popular being in bubble wrap, layflat tubing and the much maligned polythene bag. As with so many great ideas, the discovery of polythene was an accident. Actually, let’s rephrase that: the discovery ofRead More