• World Environment Day – 5 June

    Being Better Every Day – But Especially on 5th June

    Here at The Better Packaging Co., every day is world environment day because we are constantly working to fulfil our commitment to caring for the Earth and its resources. However, on the…

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  • IF I CAN COMPOST, ANYONE CAN!

    By Carly EspinosaBusiness Development Manager at The Better Packaging Co.

    It’s Composting Awareness Week!3-9 May 2020

    I was sustainably minded, an avid recycler, a plastic avoider, a conscious shopper. And a composting wannabe. But I thought composting was for people with backyards and gardens, not…

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  • AND ALONG CAME COVID …

    By Amelia Cimino, Project Manager with The Better Packaging Co.

    Biscuit was just settling in to our new offices nicely too …

    When Coronavirus hit headlines worldwide, I was only weeks into my new role with the Better Packaging Co. Certainly…

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  • A TALE OF RETAIL TO eTAIL

    How to ‘pivot’ your business to selling online quick smart!

    Images from our Better Friends, Noel & Gladys’ beautiful store in Thirroul, Australia which thankfully remains open.

    Once upon a time there was beautiful store filled with lovingly curated things, a centrepiece…

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  • THE DOWN & DIRTY ON BECOMING CLIMATE POSITIVE

    The concept of carbon offsetting has been floating around for a few years now. Perhaps you’ve been considering it for your business or as an individual, but you haven’t quite got there yet? At The Better Packaging Co., we’re incredibly…

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  • BETTER SUPPLY CHAINS

    There are several reasons eCommerce is ‘easier’ on the environment than traditional bricks and mortar retail; fewer resources are consumed running warehouses than retail stores, it reduces the need for shoppers to take transport to stores, distribution centres are nearer to transport hubs reducing…

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  • 2020 TRENDS IN PACKAGING

    There are many signs that packaging is struggling to meet society’s changing needs. A quick search for the hashtag #amazonpackaging throws up many more dissatisfied customers than happy ones!

    Packaging has become the thing we love to hate, particularly when…

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  • BETTER BY FAR!

    In late 2019, Australian magazine ‘Slow Journal’ decided to test how quickly compostable courier bags degraded in a home compost. The results speak for themselves. After just 6 weeks, just a few scraps of the Better Packaging Co. ‘Real…

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  • Is your compostable packaging legit?

    We’ve been conducting R&D into home compostable packaging for over 4 years. We’ve learnt a lot along the way and developed a finely tuned greenwashing radar. We’ve visited our production facilities and verified in person that what is being used…

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  • NOT PERFECT, BUT BETTER

    We’re the first to admit that Compostable Packaging is not a perfect solution to the world’s plastic hangover, but done right, we think it is definitely a better one. In this post we’re going to address some of the key…

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