Why Support Sustainability?
More and more businesses
are looking towards greener options and recognising that traditional manufacturing practices are no longer accepted by everyone.
Seeking out methods of reducing wastage and recycling is now a greater priority.
More consider is put into the the entire lifecycle of a product
Public interest in preserving and repairing the environment has magnified over the last decade.
Taking initiative in sustainability with your packaging choices can significantly influence a consumers choice. Aligning your brand with the goals and views of consumers can place more value in your company
New standards and trends are usually driven by consumers.
Consumers have an even greater influence in today's world by using tools like social media to make their voices heard and supported by
The usage of toxic chemicals
in conventional packaging manufacturing
has proven to be harmful to
staff exposed during the production process.
Safety risks can range from
skin/eye irritation, respiratory disorders, kidney failure, headaches, fatigue and nausea depending on the chemicals and processes used
Packaging options such as Carton Board boxes & 100% Recyclable PET not only act as a protective barrier for goods inside but also allow for stacking during transportation.
This in turn saves precious fossil fuels in the logistics and supply chain space
Certifications Our Suppliers Support
Our supply partners in Plastic and Paperboard are market leaders in the industry. We are backed by some of the world's most reputable companies.
The PEFC (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification) logo and labels are globally trusted and registered trademarks. They assist businesses, consumers, forest owners, managers and other stakeholders to identify and promote goods from sustainably-managed forests.
They indicate that wood, non-wood or wood-based products originate from PEFC-certified timber.
The FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) is a global forest certification system that provides a guarantee that forest products come from responsibly managed sources. They are operated by environmentalists, social interest groups, indigenous peoples' organisations, responsible retailers and lead forest management companies. As a non-profit membership based organisation, they are driven by the balanced perspectives of these diverse stakeholders.
SFI Inc is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting sustainable forest management. They work with conservation groups, local communities, resource professionals, landowners, and countless other organizations and individuals towards responsible forest management.
They also take measures to protect water quality, biodiversity, wildlife habitats and species at risk.
The 100% Recycled Paperboard Alliance (RPA-100%) is an independent, non-profit trade alliance. RPA-100% brings together leading 100% recycled paperboard manufacturers to analyze the benefits and promote the use of 100% recycled paperboard.
There are currently more than 80 companies using the 100% recycled paperboard symbol.
The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) is a co-regulatory, not-for-profit organisation that partners with government and industry to reduce the harmful impact of packaging on the Australian environment.
APCO delivers this model of shared responsibility through the promotion of sustainable packaging activities including sustainable design, recycling initiatives, waste to landfill reduction and circular economy projects.