/Sustainability

Shrink sleeves for branding, a premium finish and product safety

By |2020-04-17T13:07:34+00:00April 17th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Shrink Sleeves, Sustainability|Tags: , , , |

At Chadwicks we continue to produce high quality shrink sleeves for customers and brands across the globe. Printed shrink sleeves have become popular within the beverage, dairy and food industries, but also within non-food sectors. The flexibility of shrink sleeves as a packaging and marketing medium mean that they are being used for an increasing variety [...]

Plastic reduction for cost savings and environmental benefits

By |2020-03-13T11:02:46+00:00March 13th, 2020|Categories: lidding, Sustainability|Tags: , , |

Reducing the gauge of packaging materials can help brands save money and reduce their environmental impact.  However, successfully introducing thinner materials is not without its challenges and requires strong partnership working throughout the supply chain to ensure brand and product integrity. For example, the amount of raw material used in packaging will not only reduce the [...]

The Benefits of Aluminium Lidding

By |2020-03-05T12:23:16+00:00March 5th, 2020|Categories: Blog, lidding, Sustainability|

As concerns grow around the environment, more and more companies are looking for sustainable packaging solutions that demonstrate their commitment to preserving the environment and responding to changing consumer demands. Aluminium lidding is an appealing option for sustainable packaging as it is a completely recyclable and endlessly renewable material – the quality of the aluminium foil [...]

Vegan friendly lidding

By |2020-03-05T12:06:06+00:00February 3rd, 2020|Categories: Blog, lidding, Sustainability|Tags: , |

A record 400,000 people signed up to Veganuary this year – a term that wasn’t in the English psyche until fairly recently – compared to 250,000 in 2019, 168,500 in 2018 and just 3,300 five years ago. In 2018 the UK launched more vegan products than any other nation globally and in the same year the [...]

Electricity from renewable sources

By |2020-01-22T12:29:08+00:00January 15th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Sustainability|Tags: |

We are proud to announce that from April 2020 we will only be using electricity produced from entirely renewable sources. This means less emissions into the atmosphere and allows us to contribute towards a low carbon future. Improving energy efficiency has always been an important consideration for us as a company - it’s one of the [...]