When packaging reflects brand ethos

Three food entrepreneurs share their packaging stories and why they decided to become sustainable

Five innovative packaging trends

From elegant designs for cannabidiol oil cosmetics to compostable materials and plastic-free deliveries, innovation in packaging is almost as important as the products themselves

Beauty brands are embracing sustainable packaging

In a bid to reduce single-use plastics, there’s a growing trend for beauty brands to move towards recyclable and refillable packaging

D2C brands making magic with packaging

With packaging now a vital part of the product proposition, innovative brands in the online direct-to-consumer (D2C) market are giving customers more than just a product, they’re using packaging to deliver an experience

Taking a closer look at non-plastic alternatives

Backlash against unrecyclables is pressing companies and consumers to search for alternatives. While card, glass and cotton packaging may be greener options, experts say a change in consumer understanding is still needed in order to be truly sustainable

The new recycling system punishing waste producers

The UK is in need of improved recycling systems, laws and infrastructure, and while change may be slow, companies must be prepared

How to make packaging more accessible

Designing packaging that is easier to read, open and use for blind and disabled people ultimately improves everyone’s user experience

The race to sustainability starts in the supply chain

From wine through the post to sports drinks in seaweed, packaging is visibly going green. However, there is a secondary sustainability story behind your sugarcane insect spray or bamboo toothbrush that too often goes untold