Guides

  1. Plastic Packaging Tax: Coming April 2022

    Plastic Packaging Tax: Coming April 2022
    The UK Plastic Packaging Tax is scheduled to start on 1st April 2022. The tax aims to encourage greater use of recycled plastic and help tackle plastic waste. It is aimed at UK manufacturers of plastic packaging and importers of plastic packaging (including the importation of filled plastic packaging). Any plastic packaging which does not contain at least 30% of...
  2. 7 Mistakes People Make When Buying a Pallet Wrapper - And How to Avoid Them

    7 Mistakes People Make When Buying a Pallet Wrapper - And How to Avoid Them
    7 Mistakes People Make When Buying a Pallet Wrapper  - And How to Avoid Them Hindsight is a wonderful thing! As someone once said: “if I’d known then what I know now, I wouldn’t have done what I did then and I’d probably have saved myself time, money and heartache”. Like so many things in life, we often don’t know...
  3. Agritel’s Guide to Packaging for Online Sellers

    Agritel’s Guide to Packaging for Online Sellers
    If you do a lot of selling online and want to know how to package your goods so that they reach your customer safely, here is a quick guide for you! As the first physical touchpoint a customer has with your brand, eCommerce packaging plays a key role when it comes to first impressions and encouraging repeat sales. There’s nothing worse than an...
  4. Breathe Easy With Ventilated Stretch Wrap

    Breathe Easy With Ventilated Stretch Wrap
    Holey stretch wrap is something that we’d usually seek to avoid; however, it does have its place! If you’re wrapping products that need to breathe – such as plants – or where the build-up of condensation or bacteria could be a problem, there’s nothing better than a purpose-designed ventilated stretch film. Ventilated Hand Applied Stretch Wrap is a pre-stretched macroperforated...
  5. 6 Business Benefits of a Waste Balers and Crushers

    6 Business Benefits of a Waste Balers and Crushers
    When deciding on the next piece of equipment for your business, a waste baler or crusher probably isn’t the first item on your list. However, if your business often deals with carboard, plastic and metal can waste, you’ll notice that your bins can fill up very fast and require frequent collections. Not only are you paying for the disposal of...
  6. Straw and Hay Bale Protection with Toptex Fabric

    Straw and Hay Bale Protection with Toptex Fabric
    Toptex Fabric is a high-grade membrane manufactured by TenCate used to protect straw, cereals, sugar beet and potato harvests from frost and rain. It is effective in: Reducing the amount of clinging clay on beets or potatoes - efficiently leading to less cleaning water needed in the process. Protecting and keeping harvests dry offering a higher yield for the farmer...
  7. 5 Ways Businesses Can Reduce Plastics

    5 Ways Businesses Can Reduce Plastics
    Save your business money and cut down on plastic waste today with this simple guide. Plastic pollution is one of the biggest environmental threats of our time. Each year the world is producing approximately 300 million tons of plastic – half of this is manufactured for single use purposes but can exist on the planet as waste for hundreds of...
  8. Simple Buyers Guide To Strapping and Pallet Banding

    Simple Buyers Guide To Strapping and Pallet Banding
    Strapping (also termed as banding or bundling) is an effective packaging method when it comes to bundling and securing goods and pallet loads together during transport, or for medium or long-term storage. Strapping is widely used throughout agriculture, construction, shipping, and packaging, and has 5 main uses: Helps keep packaging closed. For example, securing a lid on top of a...
  9. Agritel Christmas Opening Hours 2020/2021

    Agritel Christmas Opening Hours 2020/2021
    Please note our Christmas and New Year opening times below: Thursday 24th December 2020 08:30 – 12:00 25th to 31st December 2020 CLOSED 1st to 3rd January 2021 CLOSED Monday 4th January 2021 Open as usual 08:30 – 17:00 Online, email and telephone orders placed before 1:00pm on Wednesday 23rd December will be sent out as usual on a next-day service...

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