The latest progress report from the Textiles 2030 UK
Sustainable Textiles Action Plan has found that an increase in production could
be negatively impacting other attempts to reduce carbon footprints within the
As a result of more clothes being manufactured, more
packaging is also required. This means that large amounts of plastic and
cardboard waste are being produced in the supply chain of fashion businesses.
Covering everything from fabrics being sent to manufacturers, to clothing being
shipped to their final point of sale.
How can businesses better manage packaging waste?
Effective waste management is a quick and easy way to save
money and space. However, research by phs Wastekit found that a lack of
understanding around waste management could be costing retail businesses,
including clothes shops, thousands of pounds every year**. The same
survey also found that 20% of businesses in the retail sector are not using any
waste management machinery.
Case study: Discover how Bangla Station used a baler
to compress and manage cardboard waste
READ MORE (Bangla
Station case study - PHS Wastekit)
By adding a baler or compactor to waste management
processes, businesses in the fashion sector can work more sustainably by making
it easier to recycle and separate waste.
Using a baler or compactor will also significantly reduce
the volume of your waste. By reducing waste volume, you will also reduce waste
disposal costs and transport costs; working to improve your businesses
Using waste management equipment is one of the easiest and most cost-effective
ways for businesses in any sector to work towards their recycling and
The benefits of using a baler or compactor to manage your waste:
Boost recycling rates by easily separating waste
Compress large volumes of waste into a
Reduce the amount of waste your business sends
Allows for easier waste storage to create a tidy
Tailored waste management solutions for the Fashion sector
At phs Wastekit, our baler and compactor
machines are designed to fit seamlessly into the operations of any business.
They’re easy to use and have gone through a stringent quality control process
to make sure they’re sturdy and reliable.
Our nationwide team of engineers are based across the whole of the UK, so we’ll
always be on hand when you need us, for waste audits, waste disposal services,
and anything else you need to keep your business efficient and sustainable.
Book a free waste-saving audit
Free expert advice is always on offer from phs
Wastekit. Our Wastesaving Audit
a great way for you to understand your current ways of working, while
identifying areas for improvement.
The phs Wastekit Wastesaving audit has three simple