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Industrial Packaging Solutions - The Environmentally-Friendly Approach

In an age of increasing packaging disposal costs, government tariffs and energy recovery targets, packaging fillers and end users alike could be well-advised to consider the benefits of choosing more environmentally-friendly solutions. Yet what alternatives are available and what cost savings can be made?

The ever-growing pressure placed on organisations of all sizes, regarding the types of packaging used in the manufacture, storage and distribution of intermediate products and raw materials, means that now could be an opportune time to consider the benefits of moving to more cost-effective packaging solutions. Whilst the drive towards environmentally-friendly packaging has always been strongest in the UK and Europe, until recently the real emphasis has been traditionally confined to the retail and finished pack marketplace.

Now, the increasing cost burden of meeting environmental tariffs, combined with the growing expense and inconvenience of disposal, means the focus on choosing environmentally-friendly packaging solutions is rapidly gaining pace as it moves down through the supply chain and impacts directly on the way bulk packaging is being specified.


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By David Scotting, Sales Director at FDL Packaging Group


David Scotting was educated in Kent and has been working at Fibre Drums Limited since 1991. Initially joining the company to develop business in the southern half of the UK, David has now relocated to the Northwest and has become Sales Director for the FDL Packaging Group.


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