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Are Eco-Friendly Six Pack Rings Safe For Animals

At KinsBrae Packaging, we go beyond traditional packaging solutions because we understand the beverage industry is responsible for providing eco-friendly solutions in their packaging. One of the most problematic types of packaging for the beverage market has always been plastic six-pack rings. These plastic rings have devastated our oceans and marine wildlife. So, we created the eco-friendly six-pack rings in response to the standard beverage ring’s impact on the environment. The E6PR, as we like to call it, is a packaging solution that gives beverage companies a cost-effective way to package cans without the harmful effects of the traditional ring

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Why Is Plastic Waste a Problem?

Approximately 40% of all plastic produced today is used for packaging that is used once then thrown away. Think of the plastic rings that hold together a six-pack of beverages. Even if you intended to, there is no way to reuse those rings for their intended purpose once the six-pack is gone. Companies use plastic packaging because it is convenient and cheap to make. However, it can have a significantly negative effect on the environment, particularly marine life.  In addition to recycling, one of the best solutions for decreasing plastic waste is replacing single-use plastic packaging with alternatives that are

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The Dangers of Plastic Six-Pack Rings

Similar to plastic straws, six-pack rings are often seen as the enemies of the ocean. Images of sea turtles with six-pack rings encircling their bodies have sparked a public backlash against these everyday items, and for a good reason. While they may only make up a small amount of plastic floating in the ocean, they are among some of the most dangerous to marine life. This is why many beverage companies are looking for eco-rings as a new way of packaging their cans.  Hundreds of Species Affected It has been estimated that 100,000 marine animals die after encountering plastic every

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What are Eco-Friendly Six Pack Rings Made From

Here at KinsBrae Packaging, we understand that we must look for eco-friendlier solutions in our packaging options. For decades, one of the most problematic types of packaging has been the plastic six-pack rings. These plastic rings are often seen as enemies of the ocean, and almost everyone has seen the images of marine animals with the rings encircling their bodies. So, we set out to find an option for eco-friendly six-pack rings. Responsible Packaging As a company, we are committed to bringing recyclable, sustainable, and environmentally conscious packaging options for our customers. Our eco-friendly six-pack rings product, E6PR is our

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KinsBrae Packaging Introduces the Environmentally Friendly Eco-Ring

Six-pack rings have long been known as a threat to marine wildlife. In part, this has helped environmental groups lobby the government to make changes to packaging requirements in Canada. The government now has a plan for the future which involves a ban on familiar items such as grocery bags, cutlery, and straws by the end of 2021. As this ban on harmful single-use plastics gets rolled out, companies are left to find other options such as paper straws and eco-rings. Six Items Banned The government chose to start the ban with the six items because they frequently become litter,

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