Sustainable Packaging

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Eco-friendly packaging solutions

With growing environmental concerns and fears over climate change, we all have a responsibility to do our bit to minimise any negative impact on the environment.

As a packaging company, at Pirate Packaging we understand how important it is to make sure that we are not contributing to the problem and this is why we are proud to supply ethical, eco-friendly and sustainable packaging options to our customers.

It is key for businesses to be environmentally and ethically progressive and having a strong green commitment reflects these values. We aim not only to protect the environment but to build close relationships with eco-conscious clients and brands.

Read on to find out more about our sustainable packaging and green commitment or contact us to speak to a member of our team.

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What is sustainable packaging?

Sustainable packaging is packaging that aims to reduce its environmental footprint and this can be done by using raw materials and 100% recycled materials. It can also be done by making cuts to the production process and by reusing materials.

When creating sustainable packaging, we take into consideration both economic and social factors alongside environmental ones. We do the research and this informs our designs and our ethos.

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Why is sustainable packaging important?

Sustainable packaging is important because it reduces the carbon footprint of a product’s life through minimising production and uses ethically sourced materials that are safer for the environment.

Plastic packaging waste that ends up in a landfill can be dangerous. This is why at Pirate Packaging, we are all about sustainable packaging in our supply chain to make the packaging industry a greener place to be. We incorporate sustainability into the use of packaging design and the packaging life cycle.

Using sustainable and eco-based packaging reflects the forward-thinking, considerate nature of large corporations that can have a significant impact on the environment. Sustainable packaging also builds an eco-friendly relationship between manufacturer and customer; reducing the ecological footprint of both parties.

Business owners should do their bit to be ethically and environmentally responsible and Pirate Packaging are here to help you with environmentally friendly packaging solutions and assist you with your green mission.

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Biodegradable

We provide a range of biodegradable and sustainable packaging that is designed to minimise any impact on the environment. Our paper and cardboard packaging can be easily recycled as we do not want to add unnecessary items to already heaving landfill sites.

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Custom environmentally friendly packaging

We provide bespoke eco-friendly packaging options for those looking for specific requirements and also want their packaging to reflect an environmentally sustainable outlook. Find out more information about our custom packaging here.

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Recyclable & reusable packaging

Our packaging materials are recyclable and ethically sourced as we aim to reduce the environmental impact of corporations.

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Why choose Pirate Packaging?

Pirate Packaging specialises in food packaging and takeaway supplies so you can trust that the products you receive have been manufactured, stored and shipped in a food safe way.

We offer a range of sustainable options as well so you can ensure that you are looking after the planet.

We can also provide bespoke options, should you need branded packaging or a unique solution.

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Sustainable packaging FAQs

Pirate Packaging provides a tailored shipping service. You can receive shipment in full to one set shipping destination or we can send out your delivery to multiple sites.

We also operate stock holding facilities, enabling customers to select the option of having a weekly shipment in smaller drops.

Find out more information about our delivery options here.

Plastic can be detrimental to the environment, particularly when it ends up in a landfill and contributes to toxic greenhouse gas emissions. Plastic packaging can be extremely damaging in this way. This is why reusable plastic is always a good option and we supply a range of reusable plastic containers.

Making packaging out of recyclable, biodegradable materials such as paper or cardboard is a good way to create more sustainable packaging that will have less of a negative impact on the environment.

Reusable and recyclable packaging materials tend to be the most sustainable. Corrugated cardboard is a great solution for package sustainability as corrugated boxes are frequently made of 70% to 100% recyclable material and can be recycled up to 25 times.

As glass is made of entirely natural material and is 100% recyclable, this does make it pretty sustainable. However, other raw materials such as limestone and soda ash tend to be used in the production of glass and production processes in themselves are not good for the environment.

That being said, glass packaging is not the most sustainable form of packaging.

Being sustainable with packaging involves more than just using eco-friendly materials. It requires you to minimise production and consider the social and economic impact of using certain materials.

This is why you can be safe in the knowledge that at Pirate Packaging, our pirates swear by a green code of honour and provide a selection of sustainable packaging suitable for all business needs.