Posts tagged "plastic packaging"

Uses of Plastic in Packaging Industry

Plastic can be called the backbone of the packaging industry. Its uses are unlimited. Every other industry is some way or the other dependant on plastic packaging. From food and beverage industry, healthcare industry, beauty and cosmetics, home and garden, no industry can do without plastic packaging. One positive factor about using plastic is that plastic bottles and containers are shelf stable, keeping the product safe and fresh.     Plastic packaging helps to keep the products damage free and saves the products from being contaminated.   Food & Beverage Industry Food and beverage industry has been using plastic packaging materials since ages. From farm to your home, food is supplied safely through plastic containers, bottles and wraps. Such plastic bottles and containers are shelf stable and make them first choice for freezing food items for longer time. If packaged in modified atmosphere food stays fresh by capturing less oxygen-air mixture. Plastic bottles and containers can also be recycled.   Consumer Packaged Goods Plastic packaging is ideal for the consumer goods. Plastic can be easily moulded, blown or cast in unlimited shapes. They offer a lightweight option of packaging. Many types of plastics are available in various colours. Every type […]

Half Of The UK’s Consumers Prefer Paper-Based Packaging

According to a new survey conducted by YouGov, half of the UK’s consumers prefer paper packaging materials. This survey not only reveals the number of people who liked to buy paper based packaging materials but also it gives an idea about the buying preferences of the consumers. Among the 2,289 people who took part in this campaign, 57% people said that they prefer to buy paper packaging to pack their groceries. Only 8% opted out for plastic containers. In our last post we presented you with how you can recycle paperboards and contribute in making our environment pollution free. Well the things are clear now, people are looking for eco friendly solutions and they are more aware about the environment issues. Consumers were asked that if the quality and price of the product are equivalent to each other than which one of these they will prefer: 1. Retailer who sells the same product in plastic container 2. Or retailer who use paper-based packaging 47% people responded that they will prefer the second retailer who uses the paper packaging. Well we recommend you to go through this visual representation and get to know why paper-based packaging is topping the list of […]

Clash Between Cardboard Packaging & Plastic Packaging

Are you using plastic packaging or cardboard packaging? Well if you are using plastics more, then it’s time that you switch to the cardboard packaging. Not only they are cost effective but they are also easily recyclable and more environmentally friendly. Therefore check out our latest info-graph on why cardboard packaging is better than the plastic packaging.  

The History of Plastic

Plastic is a popular packaging material which is used in almost every industry. Let’s dive into the amazing visual history of plastic.