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webinar

Did you catch our free food and beverage webinar?

20th October 2021

On Friday the 8th of October, our Sales and Commercial Director Mark Kirby did an excellent job hosting our first webinar!  With sustainability on the rise, becoming a core focus for all companies, and with climate change at a critcal rate, it is essential we do our bit for the planet.
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Global Good Awards proud winners

29th September 2021

By Rob Neale, Managing Director

At the annual Global Good Awards virtual event in September, we were not only shortlisted for two awards, but we won two awards!
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Planting our way to a greener future

16th September 2021

We will be donating Plant a Tree Foundation with two trees for every client order we receive, supporting their efforts with reforestation to prevent climate change and getting veterans into employment.
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The most suitable material for your packaging.

11th August 2021

By Graham Lee, Technical Manager

You’ve decided you want to switch to more sustainable packaging for its many benefits, but you don’t know where to start? Well, you’ve come to the right place.
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kitchen manufacturer

Another month, another finalist!

15th July 2021

What an exciting couple of months here at Switch. Not only were we shortlisted for two Global Good Awards last month, but we have also just been announced as a finalist for the BusinessGreen Leaders Awards for the Green Packaging Project of the Year category
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moulded pulp

Moulded pulp, the fastest growing development in packaging

6th July 2021

By Rob Neale, Managing Director

Here at Switch, we are huge pulp fans. Its popularity and reputation as the go-to sustainable packaging option...
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Sedex

Proud Members of Sedex

24th June 2021

In a challenging year for all, we have upped our game and are proud to announce that we are officially a member of Sedex.  Sedex is one of the world’s leading ethical trade membership organisation, working with businesses to improve working conditions in global supply chains.  
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Global Good Awards logo

We have been shortlisted for two Global Good Awards

10th June 2021

We couldn't be more excited to have been shortlisted for two Global Good Awards - Global Good SME of the Year and Best Product of the Year!  
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food and beverage

Simplifying sustainable packaging for the food and beverage industry

28th May 2021

By Mark Kirby, Sales and Commercial Director

As one of the oldest industries on the planet, the food and beverage industry is large, diverse, full of specialised machinery and continually evolving...  
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Sustainable packaging

The Changing Way of Sustainability in 2021

4th May 2021

By Rob Neale, Managing Director

Throughout the last year, we have all experienced changes to our daily lives, from working at home to becoming more hygiene conscious...  
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luxury packaging

Do you consider your packaging as part of your product?

21st March 2021

By Mark Kirby, Sales and Commercial Director

Packaging is beginning to be considered as a product with its own set of functions, resulting in becoming a fundamental part of a product.  
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Moulding pulp

The Life Cycle of Pulp Packaging

25th February 2021

By Graham Lee, Technical Manager

In this blog, we will take you on a journey of how pulp is made and demonstrate how its capabilities are changing the world of packaging  
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Technical advances

Is Sustainable Packaging More Costly? The ‘Hidden’ Savings

18th January 2021

We want to use this blog to explore ‘hidden’ savings and other considerations that can hugely impact the cost of your overall packaging
   
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polsytyrene

Leaving polystyrene and Styrofoam in the past

13th December 2020

Along with research and technical advances, there are wonderful environmentally friendly alternatives to both polystyrene and Styrofoam
   
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ecommerce

The rise of ecommerce – is your packaging ready?

10th November 2020

Brands are having to adapt and be flexible to meet changing behaviours. And with this relentless growth in online sales predicted to continue beyond COVID, brands are already looking to future-proof their companies by ensuring their sustainable packaging lines...
   
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Packaging approach

Making Switching to Sustainable Easy - 4 Steps & Our Top Tips

30th October 2020

There are four key steps to how we, as a sustainable packaging consultancy, approach your packaging requirements to make the process simple and stress-free.
     
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Future of packaging

The Times ‘Future of Packaging Report 2020’

23rd September 2020

It’s that time of year again, the release of The Times ‘Future of Packaging’ report! Here, we will share with you what we have digested; divulging the key insights into the packaging industry over the last year, as well as exploring what the future holds.
 
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Benefits of paper packaging

The Benefits of Paper Packaging

26th August 2020

Yep you guessed it, we love paper packaging. From pulp, solid board and corrugated, the possibilities are endless and its capabilities continue to amaze us.
 
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