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UK Supermarkets phasing out forever chemicals in packaging!

5 out of 10 leading UK supermarkets have agreed to phase out ‘forever chemicals’ or PFAS from their own brand packaging in a bid to boost sustainability! Known as forever Chemicals as they take over 1000 years to break down. Per and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a diverse group of human-made chemicals. PFAS are used […]


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TAMS Client REELbrands Shortlisted for Design Innovation Reduction at Plastic Free Awards

We are delighted to announce that our client REELbrands has been shortlisted in the Design Innovation Reduction category, of the Plastic Free Awards. The awards, produced by Surfers Against Sewage and Iceland Foods Charitable Foundation, celebrate the eco-warriors protecting our nation from plastic pollution, and bring together all the movers, shakers, and change-makers. The award […]


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Consistent Household/Business Recycling Collections Consultation

We’re calling on business to give their views on the Consistent Household Recycling Collections Consultation to create a better and greener future! We’re very pleased to see that the Consistent Household/Business Recycling Collections Consultation is now running following the initial consultation in 2019. At TAMS, we are committed to creating compostable and sustainable packaging solutions, […]


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How To Choose Stand Out Packaging For Your Product

For a product to sell well in today’s competitive market, it needs to be more than just a good quality item. It also needs attractive packaging that will help communicate your brand’s message. After all, the exterior wrapping is often all the customer sees on the shelf or the webpage. Here are some tips to […]


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Sustainability Is A Major Focus Of New Packaging Trends

Consumers are demanding innovative and sustainable packaging solutions, and are becoming more discerning in what they expect from brands, according to an article in Packaging News. They also identify a trend for brighter colours, optimistic patterns, and playful illustrations, after interviewing some leading industry designers. The experts also predict that in store, there will be […]


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L’Oreal Launches New Products With Cardboard Based Packaging

Cosmetics giant L’Oreal is launching a new wave of products with cardboard based packaging, according to a report in Packaging News. The first range to be sold using the new material is Garnier Organic Hemp, a range of gels, oils, creams, and cleansers made with hempseed oil. The plastic tubes that were previously used in […]


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Call For UK recycling Capacity To Be Raised

Britain’s packaging recycling capacity needs investment to increase capacity and enable more material to be re-used, a major packaging firm has argued. DS Smith has renewed its calls for investment in this area, citing its new research showing that the public is limited in what it can recycle by a lack of space, Packaging News […]


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Proctor & Gamble Advances Towards Circular Economy

The Proctor & Gamble Company (P&G) has shared it’s latest advances towards creating a circular economy with its packaging concerns in Europe. It’s ‘Ambition 2030’ initiative seeks to reduce the use of virgin plastic by 50 per cent and reach 100 per cent recyclability out reusability by 2030. Circular Online reports that P&G is the […]


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Versitray

It is always good to work with a British manufacturer and this innovative product is ideal for maintaining a tidy workspace. Versitray helps keep your tools tidy with its grip technology. The bespoke printed cartons are fully recyclable and sustainable with a custom printed design to help the product stand-out!


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Squigg Sausages

Think square. Not all sausages are round. These ingenious alternatives to the traditional round sausage are a tasty treat. The printed cardboard sleeves are fully recyclable and manufactured from sustainable board here at our factory in Hertfordshire. A pleasure to work with another brand who wants to innovate and come with sustainable solutions!


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The Cardboard Shortage And ‘Beige Gold’

A sudden shortage of cardboard is impacting home deliveries, as some specialist online retailers are unable to ship orders because of a lack of the correct packaging. Corrugated packaging is now in such short supply that it is being referred to as ‘beige gold’. The pandemic caused a major shift to online shopping with non-essential […]


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Co-op Eliminates Plastic Packaging From Easter Eggs

Supermarket chain Co-op has announced that it will be removing all plastic packaging from its own-brand range of Easter eggs, a move that will save more than 14 million tonnes of unnecessary plastic. From April this year, it will also have removed all plastic forks from the food-to-go ranges, which will save 59 tonnes of […]


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