Circular Economy Plastic packaging

  Investing heavily in new materials development over the last 12 months, Charpak continues to manufacture widely recycled packaging from a minimum of 75% recycled PET, some of which includes the local circular economy recycled resources.  When more packaging is recycled because people believe and trust that it is re-used, we will have access to more circular resource, and contribute even greater to reducing packaging (and...

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University of Cambridge CirPlas pioneering research

The new Cambridge Creative Circular Plastics Centre (CirPlas) at the University of Cambridge focuses on innovations in plastic use, re-use and avoiding use.   Funded by UK Research and Innovation, CirPlas aims to eliminate plastic waste by combining blue-sky thinking with practical measures, connecting expertise across the disciplines and collaborating with industry and local government.   To find out more about the pioneering research being undertaken on reducing plastic...

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As part of Charpak’s programme to support Huntingdonshire, Peterborough and Cambridgeshire residents to with their product, packaging and recycling awareness, Charpak joined the Oxmoor Community Group’s Christmas Coffee morning on 28th November 2019.   Receiving a warm welcome from the host, Councillor Jill Tavener, and all attendees, Charpak outlined how the company is committed to reducing plastic waste, and reuses existing materials through the Cambridgeshire-wide local circular...

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Silverstone Technology Cluster Charpak Ltd

With a focus on ‘The Business of the Future’, the Silverstone Technology Cluster’s Design, Simulation & Metrology special interest group on 10th December 2019 is exploring new technologies and processes which help businesses become more efficient and effective in an ever-changing world.   Hosted by Grant Thornton and centrally located in Milton Keynes, The packed agenda is full of revolutionary Industry 4.0 technology solutions.  To book your...

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Invited to the Autumn Eco Fair in St Ives, Cambridgeshire on Saturday 19th October with the bold statement “Ask us Anything” Charpak Managing Director, Paul Smith, and Head of Technical Design, Kate Robinson joined Cambridgeshire residents to help reduce confusion about plastics and recycling.   Kate and Paul outlined what a circular economy is and how it reduces plastic waste.   They explained how Charpak reuse the County’s...

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Charpak Ltd Huntingdon supports Recycle Week

Taking part in the Recycle Week annual campaign, Charpak aims to help motivate more people to recycle more, and better.  We are lighting our building up green to show our support for Recycle Week and show we take recycling seriously.  The lights are on from dusk till dawn, and using low power LED lights they use little power and electricity.   What and how we recycle really...

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Charpak local circular economy

Over 8 million pieces of packaging have been made from the Cambridgeshire recycled material by Charpak Ltd in the first six months.  This is following the launch of the UK’s first Local Circular Economy at the start of 2019.     Over 200 refuse trucks of plastic waste has been collected (over 1,500 tonnes) from Cambridgeshire’s households. 199 of which have been recycled and reprocessed in the...

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Charpak Ltd The Recycling Event

The Recycling Event on 2nd July 2019 promises to be an insightful one day event for many Charpak clients and customers to gain the latest industry-leading knowledge.  The comprehensive exhibition and conference programme covers new developments in materials and technologies, recycling solutions and new waste management innovations that aim to resolve the challenges and ensure it doesn’t cost the earth.   Heralded as a must attend event...

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As a Founding Member of The UK Plastics Pact, Charpak Ltd are actively involved in the systematic change of this world-first initiative to transform the plastic packaging system.  We are ensuring that packaging is recyclable, and recycled - working collaboratively with our clients, NGOs, Local Authorities and industry associations.  Charpak is committed to providing more sustainable packaging solutions that minimise environmental impact.  The Reduce, Reuse...

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Charpak local circular economy

The University of Cambridge partners with Huntingdon-based company as a Circular Economy Case Study   The Circular Economy Centre at Cambridge Judge Business School has chosen Huntingdonshire-based packaging manufacturers Charpak Ltd as a Circular Economy case study collaborative partner.   Charpak have led the development of the UK’s first Localised Circular Economy in partnership with the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Waste Partnership (RECAP).   The designers and manufacturers of thermoformed rigid...

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