Sourceful Blog

Ali Straessle · May 11th, 2022 · 10 min read

A guide to printing methods: flexography, offset and digital

Understand different printing techniques and learn how Sourceful has made high-quality printing methods available online.

Kris Moore · May 6th, 2022 · 9 min read

Introducing our new recycled mailer bag

Today we’re launching our recycled mailer bag as a fully customisable product. Here’s why we’re excited about it and why you should be too.

Wing Chan · Apr 20th, 2022 · 4 min read

What Does Sourceful Mean?

What Sourceful means and why it's the name of our platform for sustainable sourcing.

Kris Moore · Apr 6th, 2022 · 6 min read

How to choose the best fluting for your packaging

E-flute, B-flute, EB-flute and BC-flute are all different types of fluting, but what does each mean for your packaging?

Wing Chan · Mar 29th, 2022 · 4 min read

Announcing Sourceful’s Series A funding: a step towards making supply a source of good

We're thrilled to announce our $20 million Series A, led by Index Ventures.

Kris Moore · Mar 10th, 2022 · 6 min read

Here’s why your business needs right-sized packaging

Consumers are tired of companies using excessive, wasteful packaging to ship their products. Right-sized packaging is the solution.

Ali Straessle · Feb 16th, 2022 · 6 min read

Why good data matters for climate action

Good data is the key to successfully addressing the climate crisis and accelerating climate action. Here's why.

Kris Moore · Jan 5th, 2022 · 5 min read

Green marketing: How Patagonia, Lego and IKEA do it

How some of the best in the business are marketing their efforts to be kinder to the planet.

Ali Straessle · Dec 22nd, 2021 · 9 min read

How to create a memorable unboxing experience

Unboxing is a cost-effective marketing initiative. Here’s why it’s important and how to get started.

Kris Moore · Dec 8th, 2021 · 6 min read

What you need to know about the Plastic Packaging Tax

In April 2022, the UK is introducing the Plastic Packaging Tax. Find out what it is, why it's being introduced and who it will affect.

Ali Straessle · Nov 30th, 2021 · 5 min read

Factors to consider when choosing a packaging material

Quality packaging requires quality materials. Here's what to consider when choosing your packaging material.

Ali Straessle · Nov 16th, 2021 · 8 min read

A wake-up call for the private sector: takeaways from COP26

We need to step up climate action and move faster. Here are our key COP26 takeaways and what we learnt on the ground.

Kris Moore · Nov 3rd, 2021 · 5 min read

How to avoid greenwashing

Sometimes even the most genuine companies can fall prey to greenwashing. Here's how you can steer clear of it.

Kris Moore · Oct 5th, 2021 · 3 min read

What is greenwashing?

Greenwashing may sound green — but it's not. A brief guide to what it is and why it matters.

Ali Straessle · Sep 28th, 2021 · 8 min read

Packaging design: where to begin

There's a lot to consider when it comes to packaging design. Here's a practical guide on where and how to begin the process.

Wing Chan · Sep 13th, 2021 · 7 min read

Sourceful raises $12.2 million to help businesses slash the environmental impact of their supply chains

Index Ventures led the round with participation from Venrex, Eka Ventures and Dylan Field, founder of Figma.

Ali Straessle · Aug 31st, 2021 · 5 min read

Four signs your business needs a packaging overhaul

Packaging is not only a physical representation of your brand but a way to share your business values. Here are four reasons you might consider a packaging overhaul.

Ali Straessle · Aug 16th, 2021 · 7 min read

Sustainable Packaging: Myth vs Reality

As sustainable packaging becomes more popular, there are a growing number of myths about it. Here are five.

Kris Moore · Jul 19th, 2021 · 6 min read

How to build a more resilient supply chain

Disruptions to your supply chain are inevitable. Here are two straightforward strategies to build resilience.

Kris Moore · Jun 28th, 2021 · 5 min read

Why we started Sourceful Climate

What Sourceful Climate is, why we started it and why it's necessary.

Kris Moore · Jun 15th, 2021 · 8 min read

The difference between biodegradable and compostable packaging

They might be similar, but they're not the same. Here's a practical guide to how they're different and why you need to know.

Kris Moore · Jun 4th, 2021 · 8 min read

Air freight or sea freight?

If you're only using cost to decide how to ship a product, you might be missing the bigger picture.

Kris Moore · May 21st, 2021 · 6 min read

Simple strategies for more sustainable packaging

Sustainable packaging doesn't have to be complicated.

Kris Moore · May 5th, 2021 · 5 min read

Climate change: the risk for business and the need for action

Global supply chains mean climate change affects everyone.

Kris Moore · Apr 27th, 2021 · 4 min read

Sustainable packaging: the benefits

Three reasons why sustainable packaging matters.

Ali Straessle · Apr 20th, 2021 · 6 min read

How climate action drives brand value

There are huge wins to be had by taking action.

Ali Straessle · Apr 13th, 2021 · 8 min read

Sustainable design: how we approach packaging design

The aim is to put as little packaging out into the world as possible.

Ali Straessle · Apr 6th, 2021 · 8 min read

Climate, people, economy: what it means to be a sustainable business

Sustainability can be complex, but the aim is really quite simple.