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Custom-Pak Takes a Strong Stand on Plastic Pollution and Plastic Waste

Mar 27, 2019

In the first-ever ‘New Plastics Economy Global Commitment’ report, Custom-Pak Plastic Products (1997) Ltd has declared our commitment to a circular economy for plastics, where plastics never become waste. Published by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s New Plastics Economy initiative, in collaboration with UN Environment, the report is a way for major companies and plastics businesses… (read more)

Identifying Recyclable Plastics In NZ

Jul 12, 2018

Identifying the types of plastic that can be recycled in New Zealand can be a little confusing. There are some plastics that can be recycled and others that cannot, as well as products that are often made up of several different types of plastic making it even harder to decide. In order to shed some… (read more)

Recycling For The Environment

Jul 9, 2018

Almost every product we buy these days comes in some form of packaging. This packaging is commonly used to reduce damage during transit, contain items securely and also for display purposes. While this packaging is necessary, the down side is it all needs to be disposed of in some way. Sending your rubbish to landfills… (read more)

The Process Of Plastic Recycling In New Zealand

Jul 6, 2018

Plastics make up a huge percentage of household waste in New Zealand, much of which is thrown into landfills every year. Choosing recyclable plastics can go a long way to reducing the levels of waste while easing the need for mining and the production of new materials for further manufacturing purposes.  Choosing recyclable products and… (read more)

Fruit Plastic Packaging Solutions

Jun 20, 2018

Fruit is one of the trickiest products to package efficiently. It has to remain both fresh and undamaged until it reaches the consumer, taking up as little space as possible during transit and storage. Packaging requirements also need to cater for the fact that fruit is extremely delicate compared to other food items and each type… (read more)