Welcome to the Packaging Hub - your gateway to packaging expertise

The Packaging Hub is a website created to provide a central information point about packaging. Further details

You can browse the links at the top and the side for information about packaging topics, search the site for resources and guidance, or browse the links at the bottom of the page, which are a random selection of the many resources available.

News

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Patients rely on the information provided on a product to facilitate safe and effective use. Any errors could have fatal consequences. In...
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Steel - the Permanent Material in the Circular Economy micro-site has been launched by worldsteel.
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DS Smith Plc has announced the acquisition of TRM Packaging Ltd.
Cup waste
It is estimated that up to 3 billion paper cups are used in the UK every year, with demand expected to rise. Natalie Daniels looks at what...
The Yowk packaging solution from RPC Bebo was a finalist in the Best Convenience/’On-the-Go’ Packaging category.
The convenience benefits of two RPC packs have been recognised at the World Food Innovation Awards. The EasySnacking container from RPC...
Expected innovations
Survey relating to Packaging, Processing, Printing and Handling in France shows manufacturer confidence growing.

Sample packaging resources

Explanation of recycling and other marks on packaging
The management of municipal waste and land use planning – principal differences between Wales, England, Scotland and...
Discusses the potential value and application of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)as a design tool. Overview, what is LCA?,...
The compositional and labelling requirements for infant formulae and follow-on formulae intended for use by infants in...
According to the Commission Regulation (EC) No 282/2008 of 27 March 2008 on recycled plastic materials intended to come...
This guidance note sets out minimum, good practice standards for the manual lubrication ('swabbing') of glass...
Designing packaging to prevent loss through damage or theft in the supply chain
This Global Life Cycle Inventory Data for the Primary Aluminium Industry report is an update for data year 2010,...
The harmonisation of the production, labelling and control of organic products (Council Regulation (EC) No 834/2007)...
Useful general guide to recycled material prices
IVL Sweden report
This scientific opinion of the EFSA Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes, Flavourings and Processing Aids (CEF...