Can Biodegradable Poly Mailing Bags Be Kept in Storage?

Can biodegradable poly mailing bags be kept in storage

Can biodegradable poly mailing bags be kept in storage? If your business mails printed literature, you have probably asked yourself: Can biodegradable poly mailing bags be kept in storage? One of the solutions to increasing environmental concerns has been the development of degradable plastics. Degradation occurs when large molecules become fragmented through the incorporation of […]

5 Top Tips For Making The Best Haylage

best haylage

How to make the best haylage Haylage is fast becoming a popular food source for horses. Richer in nutrients and more palatable than standard hay, it provides a number of benefits that make it a solid horse-feed substitute. As a result of its rising popularity among horse owners, it presents a strong business opportunity for […]

Why Now Is The Time To Reduce Your Business’ Carbon Footprint

reduce your business carbon footprint

Why you should reduce your business carbon footprint now An estimated 5% of plastic packaging is recycled globally, compared to 40% deposited in landfills. The environment is at breaking point. Find out how to reduce your business carbon footprint. As the UK’s leading independent supplier of polythene, we’re concerned by how businesses worldwide are consuming plastics. […]

What Is Scaffold Sheeting?

what is scaffold sheeting

In this feature, we give the answer to the popular question of what is scaffold sheeting and explain why it is superior to standard shrink wraps for construction purposes. For constriction sites, buildings under repair, and roof work, purpose-designed scaffold sheeting is superior to standard shrink wrap. This specialist sheeting provides temporary protection  from adverse weather […]

Product Spotlight: Flame Retardant Shrink Film

Fire and Rescue Services in Great Britain attended 212,500 fires in 2013-14. Fires are a particular risk in commercial and industrial buildings, where reliance on electrical appliances, automated processes and chemical storage makes fire more likely. Currently, commercial buildings, non-domestic and multi-occupancy premises in England and Wales are required to complete a fire risk assessment […]

What is MDO film?

What is MDO film?

What is MDO film? What is MDO film? Find out about this innovative technology and what it could mean for your business.  Machine-direction orientation (MDO) film is made where, a polymer film is heated to a temperature slightly below its melting point and stretched in a particular orientation. The film can be cast on an […]

Cling Film: Polythene in the Food Industry

A number of different industries across the world rely on high quality polythene products, and none more so that the catering and food industry. Food hygiene is paramount to catering business’ operations, and the storage of produce must meet official safety guidelines. Catering businesses use cling film on a daily basis to store and transport […]

Polyolefin vs PVC – What film are you using for your shrink wrapping?

This month I want to look at the benefits of Polyolefin when compared to PVC in shrink wrapping applications. The question is: Should you still be buying PVC or changing to Polyolefin film? What is the difference between the two? Is one better than the other? The first thing to do when looking for the […]