Monthly Archives: June 2018

LED UV Litho – a fantastic investment decision

By |2018-07-18T15:30:15+01:00June 30th, 2018|Paper, Print|

It’s been 18 months since we invested in our LED UV litho press and there’s no looking back! The quality of our print is superb, we can print on a much wider range of substrates, and without the need for spray powder our print room is almost as particle free as a Laboratory Cleanroom.

Some things are environmentally better in plastics

By |2018-07-18T16:02:45+01:00June 25th, 2018|Plastics|

Experts have criticised Morrisons’ decision to switch from plastic to paper bags for fruit and vegetables, branding it a retrograde step for efforts to tackle climate change. The Environment Agency found that paper carrier bags, across their lifecycle of production, use and disposal, had a greater global-warming impact than plastic ones. The agency’s study

McDonald’s to switch plastic straws to paper

By |2018-07-18T16:07:20+01:00June 15th, 2018|Plastics|

Next year McDonald’s in the UK will be switching from plastic straws to paper. They currently get through around 1.8m straws per day. This is a great example of the movement away from single-use plastics to alternatives that are easier to recycle. An additional bonus for the UK manufacturing sector too as the paper