Packaging guides and advice

Eco-friendly packaging from Macfarlane Online

Did you know we save 17 trees for every tonne of paper we recycle?

If every person in the UK recycled just 10% more paper, this number could grow to over five million trees a year.

Paper is in fact one of the most commonly recycled materials on the planet, therefore, it comes as no surprise paper packaging is gaining popularity among environmentally-conscious customers.

At Macfarlane Online, we can offer a wide range of sustainable packaging solutions to help our customers meet their environmental and corporate responsibility goals.

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5 tips for a stress-free house move

House hunting is an exciting time, especially if you are a first-time buyer.

You’ve been saving for a while and making plans that are just about to come true – you will soon be able to call yourself a house owner. How great does this sound?!

But regardless of whether this is your first home or you have been on the property ladder for some time, moving can also be quite stressful… You might be relocating to a new, unfamiliar area, have a long list of suppliers to sort out, institutions to update your address with and of course… you need to pack.

Don’t stress out… we put together 5 tips to help ensure your house move goes as smoothly as possible.

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Keep Gifts Safe with Protective Packaging

When sending gifts to family or friends, the last thing anybody wants is for an item to be damaged in transit.

Items that are being sent a long way are potentially at risk of all manner of things that could cause product impairment. Dropped packages during handling or movement within transportation could lead to a very unhappy recipient.

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