Sourceful Blog

Rachel Lawton · Mar 6th, 2023 · 15 min read

13 of the best sustainable packaging products for climate-conscious brands in 2023

We break down the best products to help you reduce your footprint and take action against climate change.

Rachel Lawton · Feb 28th, 2023 · 16 min read

23 sustainable packaging design ideas with examples

The possibilities to reduce your packaging's footprint are endless. Here's a handful of tried and tested ideas.

Rachel Lawton · Feb 17th, 2023 · 10 min read

What's the cost of more sustainable packaging in 2023?

Switching to more sustainable packaging may seem more expensive, but the opposite is often true. Here's how...

Rachel Lawton · Feb 7th, 2023 · 18 min read

18 more eco-friendly and sustainable packaging ideas in 2023

Everyone (including your customers) wants your packaging to be more sustainable. But where do you start?

Rachel Lawton · Jan 19th, 2023 · 17 min read

14 ways to make your packaging more sustainable & eco-friendly

Online searches for sustainable goods have increased by 71%. Here’s how to meet the demand with your packaging.

Rachel Lawton · Jan 17th, 2023 · 15 min read

10 best sustainable packaging materials for eco-friendly companies

From cardboard to recycled plastics and mycelium (that’s mushrooms), the opportunities are endless.

Kris Moore · Oct 11th, 2022 · 7 min read

The best protective packaging for your product

If there’s one job your packaging has to do, it’s to protect your product — which is why protective packaging is essential.

Ali Straessle · Aug 26th, 2022 · 9 min read

Your ultimate guide to the best eco-friendly clothing packaging

Switching to eco-friendly packaging benefits both your business and the planet. Here's a guide to the best clothing packaging products.

Kris Moore · Aug 17th, 2022 · 11 min read

7 ways to reduce your packaging costs

Every business knows that reducing packaging costs is a good idea, but many underestimate just how much of an opportunity it is.

Ali Straessle · May 20th, 2022 · 10 min read

A practical guide to the best printing techniques for your packaging

Understand different printing techniques for your packaging and learn how Sourceful has made high-quality printing 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 corrugated 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 28th, 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 · Mar 1st, 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

Discover how Patagonia, LEGO & IKEA use Green Marketing to Grow their Brand

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

Everything you need to know about the Plastic Packaging Tax

In April 2022, the UK introduced the Plastic Packaging Tax. Find out what it is, why it's been introduced and who it affects.

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

4 essential factors to create the perfect packaging for your brand

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: COP26 key takeaways

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 can you 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 · 5 min read

What is greenwashing? Chevron, BrewDog & beyond

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 brands create more sustainable packaging at scale

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

4 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 · 5 min read

2 strategies to build supply chain resilience

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

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

A carbon removal platform: why we started Sourceful Climate

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

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

How to transform your packaging into more sustainable packaging

More sustainable packaging doesn't have to be complicated.