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Support your sustainability goals with our range of eco-friendly packaging

At Macfarlane Packaging, we believe helping our customers make an informed choice when it comes to packaging at the environment.

That’s why we have an extensive portfolio of sustainable packaging products. You can choose from plastic-free packaging, recycled content packaging and reusable packaging, as well as sustainable packaging products that help your reduce the amount of material you’re using.

So, whether you want to create less waste, lower your carbon emissions or remove plastic from your supply chain, we have the packaging solutions you need.

To see exactly how your packaging can impact the environment, ask is about our Packaging Optimiser tool too!

Free sustainable packaging guide available to download

Our FREE guide to sustainable packaging will:

  • Explain what sustainable packaging is.
  • Outline why eco-friendly packaging is crucial.
  • Advise how to make your packaging more sustainable.
  • Provide a glossary on all sustainable packaging terms.
  • Tackle frequently asked questions.
  • Debunk sustainable packaging myths
  • Provide actionable tips and swaps for businesses to make their packaging eco-friendlier.
  • Showcase sustainable packaging case studies.
  • Explain how Macfarlane Packaging can help your business.
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Custom sustainable packaging

If you want to brand your packaging or need a bespoke packaging design, the Macfarlane team can help you with custom sustainable packaging solutions. Ask us how we can help.

FAQs about our sustainable packaging products

What kinds of sustainable packaging can Macfarlane Packaging supply?

At Macfarlane Packaging, we believe in giving our customers an informed choice when it comes to packaging and the environment. It’s why we have an extensive range of sustainable packaging products. The range includes:

  • Ranpak® FillPak®Fanfold Paper – Greenline
  • Paper Tape
  • Paper Bubble Wrap
  • PadPak® Paper
  • Flexi-Hex
  • Paper Document Wallets
  • Paper Mailing Bags
  • Enviroflute – a recyclable paper padded mailer
  • Padded Mailers
  • Ranpak® Geami WrapPak®
  • Pelaspan® Bio Loosefill – made from starch
  • Paper Carrier Bags
  • RecycoolMe – a 100% recyclable thermal packaging
  • Reusable Pick Bins
  • Cardboard Shredders
  • Plastic Pallets with recycled content
  • Recycled content stretch wrap
  • AirCap® Bubble Wrap with recycled content
  • Gummed Paper Tapes
Can I recycle packaging?

The answer to this question will depend on what packaging you are trying to recycle.

Many different packaging can be recycled – however it might not always be at kerbside.

Most people will find they can recycled things like cardboard boxes and paper quite easily at kerbside. It might be harder to recycle plastic bags at home.

You can click here to read our short “How to recycle your packaging” guide or visit RecycleNow to see where you can recycle your packaging.

What is Macfarlane Packaging doing about the environment?

At Macfarlane Packaging we recognise our responsibility to operate sustainably. That’s why we have set targets and introduced initiatives that will help us limit our impact on the environment. Click here to learn more.

We’re also aware of our responsibility to support customers with their own sustainability goals – including reducing packaging waste, lowering carbon emissions and enhancing how easy their packaging is to recycle. Click to learn more about how we approach eco-friendly packaging and support customers.

Talking packaging sustainability

You can have sustainable and eco-friendly packaging solutions delivered to you from one of our regional distribution centres. UK delivery is available to and around the following locations:

Aberdeen, Aylesbury, Banbury, Barnsley, Bath, Bedford, Bicester, Birmingham , Bolton, Bradford, Bridgewater, Bridport, Bristol, Burton-upon-Trent , Cambridge, Chelmsford , Cheltenham, Chester , Chichester, Colchester Cornwall, Coventry, Crewe, Derby, Devon, Dewsbury, Dudley, Dundee, Durham, Edinburgh, Essex, Exeter, Fareham, Gateshead, Glasgow Glossop Gloucester, Grantham, Harlow, Heathrow, Hemel Hempstead, Hereford, High Wycombe, Horsham, Hull, Inverness, Isle of Wight, Kent, Kidderminster, Lancaster  Leamington Spa, Leeds, Lincoln, Liverpool , London , Luton , Manchester, Middlesborough, Milton Keynes, Newbury, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Norfolk, North Wales , Northampton, Nottingham , Oldham, Oxford , Plymouth, Reading, Salisbury, Sheffield, Shrewsbury, Shrewsbury, Slough, Somerset , Somerton, South Shields, South Wales, Stafford, Stockport , Stoke-on-Trent , Stratford-Upon-Avon, Sudbury, Sunderland, Surrey, Sussex , Teesside, Telford, Uxbridge, Wakefield, Walsall, Warrington, Warwick , Watford, Wigan, Windsor, Wolverhampton, Worcester, Wrexham, Yeovil, York.

You can also have sustainable packaging from Macfarlane Packaging delivered across Ireland and Continental Europe. Click to find your closest UK location or nearest Continental European site.