News & Insights - Sustainability
Here you can find out about all of our news and views! Our blog reports on our latest events, unveils our new product launches and shares what the Yorkshire Packaging team have been up to. We also examine the topic of wrapping as a whole; its relevance, its challenges, its perceptions and its progress – to explain why it remains one of the most important packaging methods in the industry today.
What Is BOPE Shrink Film?
Mono-materials such as Bi-axially Oriented Polyethylene (BOPE) are big news for plastic packaging, representing a significant step forward in their recyclability credentials.
Tips For More Eco-Friendly Shrink And Stretch Wrapping
We’ve compiled eleven easy changes you should consider implementing with your film and equipment to help achieve your greener goals for shrink and stretch wrapping applications.
Which Plastics Do Supermarket Buyers Prefer?
With more and more supermarkets (and their customers) looking for sustainably packaged products, what plastic should you pitch your product to them in? How do you know which plastics supermarkets prefer?
A Place For Plastic In Taxing Times: A Study Of Recycled Content Films
Following Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s announcement in the budget of a £200 per tonne tax on plastics containing less than 30% recycled content, YPS have been examining the impact this may have on customers for current and future projects.
The Role Of Packaging Films In Targeting Food Waste
Discover how plastic shrink film can be a great asset in the fight against food waste.
YPS Ahead Of The Pack With On-Pack Recycling Label!
Research has shown that a staggering 84% of the UK population look for recycling information on packaging that is clear and consistent – but the reality is that it often falls short of their expectations.