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Potless shipping system cures Canadian nursery's plastic waste nightmare

VIDEO Does all the plastic waste at your nursery keep you up at night? It did keep up Canadian nursery Van Belle Nursery. They acted out their nightmares in a funny video. But besides the humor, the video also reveals the cure for their plastic waste nightmares; the proprietary FloGo potless shipping system. They.....

Colorful pots from Italy

The Monacis range of Pots and Planters is the latest creation of Tekcnoplast, an Italian plastic material producer. It has been created to offer stylish and durable alternatives to garden centres, designers, architects, and end users, willing to enrich their living spaces – outdoor & indoor - with.....

UK: Plastic-free plants debut at Tesco

Modiform’s EcoExpert range of pots and trays made from moulded paper have their first debut in the UK for Tesco supermarkets. It was a 100% plastic free plant offering. The plastic pots were re-packed into EcoExpert 14cm pots and trays. The plastic POS is changed to card and even the plastic cable ties were.....

UK: Dura-ID on board at the Nursery Supply Show

The Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) announces Dura-ID as the sponsor of the Nursery Supply Show Hub at the 2018 Nursery Supply Show.The Nursery Supply Show Hub is the halls lounge and is a meeting area for visitors to plan their next stand visit, meet with exhibitors or have a relaxing break.During.....

New ornamental pots respond to current trends

Colourful news fresh from the Desch-Epla factory: two completely new decorative pots that reflect contemporary trends - well thought-out, highly stylised, and distinctive. Both models have a non-scratch and non-stick surface, which keeps them nice and clean. ‘Mayca’ ornamental pot for bedding, Buxus and.....

SmartCups packaging range expanded

SmartCups can be used instead of ceramic pots. They are water-proof, easy to use, recyclable, and (if required) bio-degradable. Following the SmartCup for pot size 12, Elburg-Smit are now launching the SmartCup for pot size 9. They produce it themselves, ensuring that they can deliver quickly and in a design.....

Denmark: Smart carrying sleeves for 11½ cm Fairytale Flowers

A couple of years ago Gartneriet PKM introduced smart flower sleeves with handle for its 10½ cm range. It has become so popular that they can now also deliver our 11½ cm Campanula assortment in sleeves with a handle.It should be easy for the customers to carry their Fairytale Flowers home. PKM did something.....

Desch Plantpak presents company video

A packaging manufacturer through the eyes of a grower

VIDEODesch Plantpak presents a new company video. It tells the story of this packaging manufacturer through the eyes of a grower. What's on his mind? In the 4-minute movie one can get a complete good impression of Desch Plantpak, how they work, and their assortment. Click here to view the video.For more.....

Guilty? Are we?

Packaging manufacturer about using waste and recycling materials

The bête noir of the modern world has suddenly taken on a new and more hateful persona with the sometimes misinformed media and public venting their spleen on what they see as a deliberate and recklessly unsustainable way of life, much of it aimed at the packaging manufacturers/suppliers. Bad pressHow does.....

NL: 100% recycled plastic plant markers on the way

As a sustainable alternative to plastic plant markers, Elburg-Smit will start offering 100% recycled plastic ones very soon."The recycled markers are of the same high quality as the ordinary plastic ones," says Linda van den Berg, marketer at Elburg-Smit, a supplier of packaging and labels. "They work the.....

Jan Willem Wieringa, Desch Plantpak:

"We contribute zero to the plastic soup"

The plastic soup in the oceans. Harmful to the environment, humans and animals. Plastic causes many problems, with the consequence being mistrust of plastics producers. Desch Plantpak, with 3 production locations in The Netherlands and 1 in Mundon, Essex, leading producer of plastic pots, containers and.....