Sustainable Packaging Myths

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Sustainable Packaging Myths  One of the biggest trends in modern packaging is the shift toward eco-friendly materials and processes. Companies and consumers alike are making conscious efforts to utilize green packaging supplies that are better for our environment than the popular choices of previous years. In fact, one 2020 survey indicated that 74% of American shoppers are willing to pay more for sustainable packaging, with up to ¼ of that 74% willing to spend as much as 10% more on average. While this is excellent news

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Holiday Packaging Tips

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Holiday Packaging Tips  December is finally upon us and that can only mean one thing – the holiday season has arrived. Christmas lights are twinkling, hot cocoa is warming on the stove, and Santa will be here soon. For those of us working in the ecommerce industry, this time of year also means that orders are (hopefully!) high, customers need their purchases before Christmas Day, and safe shipping is essential. To help you get through the holiday season with satisfied

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Plastic Packaging for Food: What to Know

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Plastic Packaging for Food: What to Know  In recent years, plastic packaging supplies have been on the receiving end of some pretty bad press. Because plastic is such an incredibly popular material for packaging, it’s also one of the more common items to see littered on the side of the road or tossed in a landfill to take up space for hundreds of years to come. Sustainably minded consumers across the world have their hearts in the right place and view plastic waste as one of the main concerns of the environmental movement that

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Gauge to Mil Conversion

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Gauge to Mil Conversion  When utilizing stretch film, poly bags, or other plastic packaging supplies to protect your valuable products, it’s necessary that you use the correct sizes and styles of each material. When you work with an optimally sized stretch film or plastic sheet, you ensure that your pallets will be able to withstand harsh travel or storage conditions. Below, you’ll find a handy breakdown of the meanings and conversions of each thickness measurement. We’ve even included a helpful gauge to mil conversion chart for easy

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Types of Void Fill

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Types of Void Fill  Void fill is one of the most ubiquitous categories of protective packaging available on the market. Businesses all across the world, from small in-home operations to the shipping centers at major corporations, utilize one or more of the many types of void fill in order to protect their products throughout the entire supply chain process. This helpful explainer goes over the most popular varieties of void fill to help you determine which might be the best fit for your specific items and

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