• COVID-19 has forced the world to change the way we look at plastic as a packaging material, taking it from a tainted product to one with many beneficial properties that put health and protection first – the reason it has been the preferred packaging material for the medical industry for many years.

    As we begin to emerge from the first wave of the pandemic, there’s a unique opportunity for companies to learn valuable lessons from rapidly changing consumer behaviour.

    That’s why we chose to continue our future of packaging research in which we share our collective insights to help shape the future of packaging innovation.

    Included in this report:

    • Re-thinking the supply chain to adapt quickly and manage stock availability
    • Lessons from lockdown and the impact on ecommerce packaging requirements
    • Comply Direct advise the key considerations when preparing for the introduction of the packaging tax
    • Case study from outdoor clothing brand Regatta Group

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    of businesses are prepared to meet the UK’s plastic packaging tax, which comes into effect in April 2022.

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    of businesses believe this is during packaging end-of-life e.g. through improving recycling and re-usability.

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    the proportion of online spend in the retail sector soared - the highest on record - in May 2020

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    The Plastic Packaging Tax will apply to any business manufacturing or importing more than 10 tonnes of plastic packaging per year (including on finished products).