Sustainability

Southgate Achieves Silver Ecovadis Rating 2022

Southgate are pleased to announce the achievement of a silver Ecovadis rating.   Ecovadis is a platform that enables businesses to assess their environmental and social performance. Their aim is to offer the worlds most trusted sustainability ratings. This will enable companies to minimise risk, boost performance and enhance their environmental and social outcomes. The …

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Paper Mailing Bags – The Sustainable Alternative

Paper mailing bags offer an eco-friendly alternative to traditional plastic mailing bags.   Paper Mailing Bags Our paper mailer range are made from 100% virgin kraft paper. Kraft paper is well known for its superior strength due to its reduced lignin content and high sulphur ratio.   Other benefits include: Lightweight design reduces shipping costs …

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52% Would Pay More for Environmentally Friendly Packaging

New research by Aquapak with UK consumers reveals that over half (52%) would be willing to pay more for environmentally friendly packaging when purchasing clothing and accessories.   This encouraging discovery shows consumers’ dedication to switching to more environmentally friendly packaging.   These were the findings of those who were willing to pay extra for …

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World Environment Day

World Environment Day is celebrated each year on 5th June. It aims to raise awareness of the environmental situation our planet is facing.   At Southgate, we are committed to offering sustainable packaging alternatives to significantly reduce packaging waste and plastic content. This follows our mission of promoting a circular carbon economy, with aims to …

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Southgate Launches Pacplan AirWave Pillow Systems Brochure

Pacplan AirWave Air Pillow Systems provide high-quality air cushioning machines, air cushion films, paper pillows and accessories to ensure protection during transport. The air cushion machines are designed to work with AirWave air cushion films which are available in many cushion types and materials. As well as the standard Pacplan Airwave films, home-compostable films, carbon …

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Paper or Plastic?

The continued debate of paper vs plastic has dominated the industry for the majority of the past few years and remains high on the agenda as we enter 2022. With the global climate change conference COP26 having just passed and the Plastic Packaging Tax taking affect from April, the debate is predicted to gain even …

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Energy Efficiency

With climate change concerns growing, the term energy efficiency has become a popular word for environmentalists, politicians and marketeers. Consumers are becoming more aware of the impact energy use has on the environment. Following the outcome of COP26 and in line with the UK’s 2050 net-zero target, by 2023 the majority of large UK firms …

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