Extended Producer Responsibility for packaging: delay, don’t deny

In March 2022, the UK Government announced that it was delaying the roll-out of the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) scheme, which will require producers to bear the full cost of post-consumer packaging disposal, until 2024. The delay did not surprise many in the industry – it was already apparent that the 2023 timetable was unrealistic, […]

Parkside celebrates supply chain award shortlisting alongside Bird & Blend

Sustainable flexible packaging solutions specialist, Parkside, is celebrating after news that its collaboration with award-winning tea company, Bird & Blend, has been shortlisted for a prestigious Supply Chain Excellence award. The company’s innovative compostable packaging created for Bird & Blend’s selection of single-serve tea bags, loose tea pouches and pyramid teabags, has been selected in […]

The changing shape of convenient packaging

Convenience has reigned king in packaging for a very long time. However, convenient packaging looks different today than ten or even five years ago. The consumer purchasing behaviours that have emerged from the pandemic have given new meaning to ‘convenient packaging’ and provided new directions and impetus for innovation. In this blog, we examine how […]