Waitrose & Partners has become the first UK supermarket to launch innovative new packaging for its ‘treat tubs’, which are made from 90% recycled materials and are fully recyclable.   This sustainable packaging innovation for Waitrose has been designed and manufactured by Cambridgeshire-based Charpak Ltd.  The treat tubs are 3.5g lighter than the previous design, and will save over 14 tonnes of plastic per year.  The brand-new...

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Packaging Innovations Charpak Jonathan Pearson packaging

Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London 2019 returns to Olympia on 11 & 12 September.  The 10th anniversary event will showcase cutting-edge product and packaging developments for the luxury packaging, beauty and personal care, and drinks industries.   Charpak’s drinks specialist, Jonathan Pearson, is one of the industry expert speakers at The Drinks Forum, Main Stage on Thursday 12th September 2019 at 11.10am.   Jonathan will be sharing 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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The Environmental Packaging Summit 16 July 2019

The Environmental Packaging Summit is taking place on Tuesday 16th July 2019.  Hosted by Packaging News and taking place at The Crystal in London, this one-day event examines how the packaging industry can respond to the growing pressure on sustainability, from design and manufacture through to end of life and waste management.   Liz Bonnin kicks off the Summit with an inspiring Keynote session setting the scene...

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Charpak HouseOfLords Plastics Sustainability Vision

The Automotive Team were invited to the prestigious Summer Reception at the House of Lords on Tuesday 18th June 2019.   In his element with his advanced engineering peers, Niall Johanson, Automotive Lead, spent the time networking with key decision-makers and Automotive industry leaders having animated discussions about the Charpak collaborative approach with the OEMs, and each tier of the supply chain.  They were energised about the...

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Jonathan Pearson joins Charpak as New Business Development Manager bringing his 16 years packaging experience to the Charpak team.  His understanding of all things packaging extends to almost every format and material – from HD/LD poly bags, SRPs, corrugate, tin, to paper.   Based in Central Scotland, Jonathan’s focus will be to strengthen the existing relationships with our clients in Scotland, and develop new business opportunities in...

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Sustainable solutions to the the plastic packaging problem

Plastics touch modern life on a daily basis, and as a modern material it has transformed the lives of many.  With both the advantages and disadvantages of plastics widely reported in the media, the global plastics pollution problem is continuing to grow and systematic solutions must be addressed by industry and consumers, and responsible action taken.   At Charpak we believe sustainable and recyclable plastics have a...

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