Changes to the UK Plastic Packaging Tax

UK Plastic Packaging Tax

The UK Plastic Packaging Tax (PPT) came into force on the 1st of April 2022. It applies to UK manufacturers of plastic packaging, importers of plastic packaging, business customers of manufacturers and importers of plastic packaging, and consumers who buy plastic packaging or goods in plastic packaging in the UK. You can read more about …

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Protega Systems – The Eco-Friendly Packaging Solution

Protega - Eco-Friendly Bubble Wrap

Protega are a leading manufacturer & supplier of sustainable packaging – designed with the aim of reducing breakages and costs, whilst accelerating and improving packing time. Our latest blog takes a look at the products that Protega provide in more detail & how they align with our brand values of improving sustainable packaging options for …

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Environmental Packaging Summit 2022 – 5 Key Takeaways

Environmental Packaging Summit 2022 - Key takeaways

The Environmental Packaging Summit took place at the Coventry Building Society Arena on 2-3 November 2022 as part of the Packaging News initiative to promote environmental awareness. It was an insightful 2 days with a packed agenda, where we saw the latest innovations and services from exhibitors and heard industry experts share their take on …

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Distribution agreement for Hub Packaging with leading thermal packaging manufacturer

Hub Packaging is delighted to announce we have secured the rights for exclusive distribution across the island of Ireland for Thergis, a specialist provider of thermal packaging solutions for the food, healthcare, and pharmaceutical sectors. Based in the East Midlands, Thergis supply a range of bespoke and standard shipping and packaging solutions for temperature-sensitive products. …

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EcoFilm – The latest innovation in pallet wrapping


EcoFilm is the latest innovation in self-gripping pallet wrap that provides a range of cost-saving, environmental and user-friendly benefits. Designed & manufactured by Grip® Systems, this stretch wrap is efficient, fast, safe & suited for most commercial pallet wrapping applications. Multiple protruding edges and corners can be wrapped with ease via its ‘self-gripping’ formula, which is …

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How Hub Packaging are helping companies improve their packaging process


At Hub Packaging, we take great pride in ensuring our customers are professionally serviced with their packaging needs. Building & maintaining lasting relationships with the relevant stakeholders gives us the motivation to go the extra mile to provide the highest quality products and services. When we receive positive feedback, it’s only right that we highlight …

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Strapping – The Ultimate Guide

Strapping - The Ultimate Guide

The use of strapping around – either around your products or the packaging that’s being used to protect them – is widely used in industrial and warehouse applications. There is a wide range of strapping available, including steel, polypropylene, polyester, and cord strapping – each serving different purposes & applications. We have put together an …

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How To Reduce Packaging Waste

Customised Packaging

The continuous urgings to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle, exacerbated by the ongoing climate crisis, means that every business has a duty to act eco-consciously. According to, in 2021 (provisional), figures indicated that 63.2% of UK packaging waste was recycled respectively in commercial organisations. Whilst the figure above is positive, more effort is needed to …

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