Attenborough inspires packaging firm to look beyond plastic

27th October, 2019
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A screengrab of a littered beach from Blue Planet II

Blue Planet II, the BBC nature documentary, ushered in a new era for Foxpak Flexibles, an Irish-owned packaging firm.

The final episode of the David Attenborough series focused on the impact of plastic pollution on the world’s oceans. Its effect on viewers proved a game-changer for Foxpak, which was established in 2001 in Collon, Co Louth.

“We’ve seen a big increase in demand for sustainable packaging since the series aired last year,” Paul Young,...

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