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ecoveritas solves packaging data management challenges with new ecoview platform

Packaging data specialist, ecoveritas, will unveil its new, sophisticated online analysis and reporting tool, ecoview, later this month. ecoview is a comprehensive digital platform that provides users with complete transparency and accessibility to their packaging data at a granular level and offers brands and retailers a detailed breakdown of their packaging supply chain. In the…

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The time to up your packaging data game is now!

By Josh Remi I have worked in the packaging data business for almost 14 years and the increasing significance and prioritisation that companies give to product packaging has been noticeable in that time. Back in the late 2000s, I distinctly remember trying to express the importance of using recyclable and recycled content in packaging to…

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Seeking a new opportunity in packaging compliance? ecoveritas is recruiting

Ecoveritas operates across global territories in several market sectors. We provide tools and expertise to brands and retailers to efficiently minimise the environmental impact and maximise the effectiveness of their packaging. It’s no secret that the packaging sector today is under significant pressure, thanks to changing consumer trends and the impact of new legislative changes….

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Do you know what your Extended Producer Responsibility obligations will be?

After much anticipation, the UK government has released its second consultation on a new Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) system for packaging waste. This latest consultation represents a crucial opportunity for brand owners, manufacturers and stakeholders to shape a major overhaul in waste packaging legislation. Respondents have until June 4, 2021 to provide feedback to the…

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Will EPR reform stimulate innovation, or threaten its future?

By David Harding-Brown, CEO, ecoveritas The government’s consultation update on packaging waste has sent shockwaves through the packaging and branding communities. Launched on March 24, 2021, the consultation invites responses by June 4, by which time interested parties from across the spectrum of the packaging world have to figure out how they are going to…

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Seaspiracy

If you’ve logged into Netflix over the past month, chances are you’ve spotted Seaspiracy, a newly launched documentary that has been making waves with viewers. Directed by British filmmaker Ali Tabrizi, the documentary puts delicate ocean resources under the microscope. Seaspiracy will be of particular interest to brands and packaging producers due to its findings,…

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EPR reform: Why Brands Must Work Together To Ensure Innovation Remains At The Heart Of Packaging

Packaging data specialist, ecoveritas believes packaging design and innovation investment is now at risk due to the UK government’s Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) reforms. Should these proposed EPR reforms be implemented, ecoveritas CEO David Harding-Brown claims that the available budgets for developing effective, sustainable and minimal waste packaging may ‘simply evaporate’ before the revival period…

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3 sustainable alternatives to plastic packaging

By Cillian Crosson, Data Analyst at ecoveritas With the UK Plastic Packaging Tax set to be introduced in April 2022, many brands and retailers are reassessing their use of plastic packaging. In this article, we seek to investigate three common alternatives to plastic and determine how best, if at all, each can serve as a…

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A guide to the ecoVeritas UK Plastic Tax calculator

ecoVeritas has launched a free online tool for brands, retailers and their packaging supply partners to calculate future costs in preparation for the incoming UK Plastic Packaging Tax – set to be implemented on April 1, 2022. The easy-to-use calculator enables users to input information relating to the amount of plastic packaging manufactured, imported and…

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ecoVeritas launches online Plastic Packaging Tax calculator to support packaging industry

Packaging data specialist, ecoVeritas, has launched a free online tool for brands, retailers and their packaging supply partners to calculate their future costs in preparation for the incoming UK Plastic Packaging Tax. The ecoVeritas Plastic Packaging Tax calculator enables users to input information relating to the amount of plastic packaging they manufacture, import and export,…

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