When To Use Foam & Sponge For Packaging

When it comes to protecting fragile or valuable items to send by mail or courier, it pays to know exactly which type of packaging material is best suited for the job. There are a plethora of protective packaging products available, but how do you decide which one to use? Both foam and sponge are very versatile materials, suited to a wide range of uses. Both are soft and lightweight, and will absorb shocks and knocks that could otherwise damage your products [...]

10 Things You Never Knew About Polythene

Polythene often gets a bad press due to the length of time it takes to biodegrade. However, there are also plenty of benefits to be gained from its use, and great progress is being made towards producing a greener, compostable form of polythene, as well as finding new and inventive ways to recycle and repurpose this versatile material.   Fascinating Facts About Polythene Here are 10 little-known facts about polythene, and how it became the most commonly used plastic in the western [...]

What Packaging Materials Are Biodegradable & Recyclable?

As businesses, politicians and the general public become increasingly aware of the need to change our behaviours for the sake of the planet, one of the most urgent issues that surfaces again and again is how we deal with our household and commercial waste. Much of this waste is packaging. Packaging materials are an integral aspect of our everyday lives. From food packaging to the packaging of consumer products such as electrical goods, children’s toys, household items and furniture, almost [...]

Packing when moving house

We know moving house is stressful and one of the biggest single tasks is safely packing all your valuables and belongings and then unpacking at the other end. Your task can be made a little less stressful and possibly cheaper thanks to a little planning. It is worth mentioning that the cost of moving house can vary a lot depending if you will be doing it yourself or if you are going to hire a specialist company and finally, [...]