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Pulp – the green packaging alternative

By Lorrin Windahl. So I mentioned in a previous post that polystyrene foam, which has been used for many years as a good impact resistant packaging material, is slowly being outlawed worldwide due to its low sustainability credentials. So what…

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Bagasse – not just a waste material

By Chris Morrish For a long time sugarcane crop has been harvested purely for its sweet sucrose. But now, with the increased development into sustainable bio-fuels, such as bio-ethanol and bio-diesel, demand for the fibrous grass has sharply increased.

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Sustainable packaging

By Lorrin Windahl. When we think of product packaging we often think of polystyrene foam, cardboard and plastic bags. All of which when you have unwrapped the product go into the garbage or, at best, the recycling bin. But this…

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Corkin’ it up

By Lorrin Windahl. Well I’m happy to admit that I’m a recent convert to cork. I guess convert isn’t quite the right word, I just didn’t know what a fantastic material it is but now I do. I’ve been enlightened….

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