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 Localised 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 six tips for own brand retailers and food manufacturers to achieve more sustainable packaging

Charpak's Director of Sales and Innovation, Justin Kempson, speaks with Solutions for Retail Brands and shared his top tips for own-brand retailers and food manufacturers to adopt when addressing consumer and industry concerns around product and packaging design, and its environmental impact. 1. Design for Recyclability Minimising food waste, and avoiding over-packaging products is an essential and growing requirement to address climate change, and carbon footprint. The...

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Charpak Ltd discusses the challenges faces when addressing sustainable and recyclable packaging

Inside Own Brands – Summer 2019   Charpak Ltd have collaborated with Inside Own Brands, the online quarterly magazine that brings together expert knowledge, opinion and insights into the latest trends and news from the world of retail own brand.  This collaboration is to offer our customers insight from a range of industry experts, to help them get the most from their supply chain.   Read and Download the...

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Charpak Huntingdon packaging education visits

Spreading the word to help reduce plastic pollution, as part of Charpak Ltd’s community engagement initiatives the company welcomed the Essex Avenue Community Tenants and Residents Association litter picking team to their Cambridgeshire based Headquarters on Wednesday 29th May.   The dedicated group of adults and children who range from 5 years – 75 years litter pick in their local community during school holidays.  Joined by a...

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Sustainable Clear rPET rigid thermoformed plastic packaging

Twist-Loc, the new 100% recyclable plastic packaging tub from Charpak   With plastic pollution at the top of the agenda we must ensure that when packaging products we all use the optimum material for the purpose of the packaging.  Charpak Ltd have designed and developed a new packaging tub which resolves this challenge.  Sustainability must be at the heart of packaging.  Charpak fully embraces the Ellen MacArthur...

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UK Packaging Award Winners SME of the Year 2018 Charpak Ltd

Packaging designers and manufacturers, Charpak Ltd, are jubilant after achieving success as Winners of The SME of the Year at the UK Packaging Awards held at The Grosvenor House Hotel, London on Tuesday 30th October. Selected by the judges at the prestigious national awards ceremony, attended by over 700 representatives from across the industry, the company was recognised for “taking an honest approach to plastic concerns and valuing...

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packaging design

With plastics and the environmental issues being a hot topic, there is no better time to invest in the least environmentally damaging packaging.   Committed to minimising environmental impact, Charpak's latest patented packaging innovation Twist-Loc is a fully recyclable rPET thermformed container.  The rPET lid and base firmly locks into place.  Its integrated locking device has zero 'tear-off bits' to minimise leakage into the environment.  By using...

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