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The Chinese New Year and Spring Festival are now over here in China, and also the shortest month of the year has come to an end. We have covered some very interesting topics this month, from personalized packaging to Chinese New Year packaging designs. The most interesting article is however the one about our new collaboration with Biotrem, a start-up company that develops biodegradable and edible wheat bran-based tableware.

More about our exciting collaboration and the most liked blog posts of the month you can find below! Enjoy!

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Swedbrand Teams Up with Biotrem for a Greener Future!

We are pleased to announce the beginning of an exciting collaboration between Swedbrand and Biotrem, Polish innovative start-up company that develops biodegradable and edible wheat bran-based tableware.

Their modern and booming production facility offers a wide range of fully biodegradable tableware and cutlery produced from natural and edible wheat bran.

If you are looking for an eco-friendly alternative to your generic disposable tableware, don’t hesitate to contact us! Read about our collaboration here!

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Can bioplastics be considered a “green” solution?

Plastic simply doesn’t digest and doesn’t mix well with nature. By 2050, there will even be more plastic than fish in our oceans around the world. As a result, the demand for bioplastics has increased dramatically over the last few years, but there still tends to be a lot of confusion about the terms used in environmental claims. Not all bioplastics are indeed biodegradable or compostable! And, not all biodegradable plastics are bio-based!

In this post, we explain the terms commonly used and also give some tips and tricks for how we as individuals can help!

To learn more about these tips and find out how you can make a change, you can read the full blog post here!

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Personalised Packaging On The Rise For 2018

A good packaging should be able to raise customer satisfaction, improve the purchasing experience and create a link between traditional shopping and e-commerce. To summarize, personalized packaging could turn a good packaging into a great one.

In this blogpost, we look over the common trends in personalised packaging designs, from putting your name on it, to possibilities for reuse.

All of the coming trends for 2018 you can find in the article, here!

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18 New Year Red Packaging Designs

The Chinese New Year (Spring Festival) has come to an end, and since it’s a national holiday, most of the people have taken this time to go back to their hometowns to celebrate with their families, eat typical food and exchange the traditional red envelope. But do you know why red is the color of this festival?

We will tell you the history behind it, as well as show you some typical Chinese red packaging designs. Here you can find the whole article and read more!

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Are Your Take Away Coffee Cups Recyclable?

Unfortunately, the answer is no. We’ve learnt that paper cups are not recyclable, and approximately four billion paper cups end up in landfills every year. The mix of paper and plastic in a take away cup cannot be recycled together. As a result, most of those paper cups eventually end up in a landfill instead.

Therefore, in the UK, they are considering to implement what they have called the “latte levy”  a tax on all disposable coffee cups, that would raise the price of coffee.

Do you want to know more about the “latte levy” or the current effect the take away cups are having on our environment? Check out the full article here!

We hope you enjoyed our ‘Blog Post Recap’ and we are looking forward to hearing your feedback!

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