In this section you’ll discover the latest developments in sustainable packaging solutions. Find out how to understand your obligations regarding waste reduction, and how your business can reduce its use of plastics.

Why we haven’t labelled ourselves ‘Carbon Neutral’

Though often used interchangeably, Carbon Neutral and Net Zero are two distinct approaches to addressing carbon emissions. If a business, service, or product is labelled as Carbon Neutral it means carbon offsets have been bought to balance out the CO2 emissions. Net Zero on the other hand, is about cutting all GHG emissions to as close to zero as possible and then the purchase of carbon offsets for the very essential, hard to decarbonise, emissions that remain.

Time To Switch To Paper Tape?

Rising in popularity, paper tape is a more sustainable alternative to traditional polypropylene and PVC tapes and can save you money, too. With some of the largest global organisations such as Amazon leading the way, you may also be considering the switch to a more eco-friendly solution. 

Sustainability FAQs & FYIs

Navigating terminology surrounding climate change can be challenging, with phrases often wrongfully being used interchangeably. To assist, we've compiled a list of common words, abbreviations, and terminology.

Plastic Tax FAQs

The Plastic Packaging Tax in the UK directly places a tax on plastic packaging materials. The tax applies to plastic packaging that does not contain at least 30% recycled plastic, and has been manufactured in, or imported into the UK. It was implemented on April 1st 2022, with a revised rate in place from 1st April 2023. £200 per tonne from 1 April 2022 £210.82 per tonne from 1 April 2023

EcoVadis ranks Hazel4D in the top 3% most sustainable companies in the world

As your packaging partner we are committed to environmental, social and ethical practices. In our second year of participating in EcoVadis’ corporate social responsibility (CSR) assessment, we are delighted to have been awarded a Gold Medal, ranking us in the 97th percentile and putting us in the top 3% of companies assessed by EcoVadis!

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