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Want to know more about the circular economy, packaging- and product compliance, CSR and other topics related to sustainability in e-commerce? Then this is the right blog for you!

But even for your private life we have some exciting tips and guides for a more sustainable lifestyle. Enjoy reading!

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Packaging register in the EU: In these 5 countries it’s required

The German packaging register LUCID is already well known. But other countries in the EU have publicly accessible waste- and packaging registers, too. Companies that are not registered risk high penalties.

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Sustainable packaging for sustainable success

Consumers today value sustainability more than ever. But what is particularly important for your long-term success in e-commerce? In this article, we will show you all you need to know about purchasing sustainable packaging.

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The Triman Logo: Obligations for e-commerce in France

The Triman Logo is probably the most important recycling symbol in e-commerce. At least for online shops which ship to France. However, many sellers still don’t seem to know about it. What is important and how to use the Triman Logo? We’ll explain.

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Sustainable alternatives to single-use plastic

Since single-use plastic will soon be abolished by law, there are now many eco-friendly alternatives. Especially for dishes & cutlery. We present the best sustainable alternatives here.

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Woolcool – Sustainable packaging made from sheep’s wool

A wool scarf, yes - but wool packaging? The British company Woolcool has launched sustainable wool packaging and proves that it even works as a delivery box for frozen products.

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Are the fees for packaging compliance too expensive?

Online retailers often complain about the high fees for packaging compliance. And that is understandable. The fees imposed on e-commerce businesses by compliance schemes can be quite a burden, especially for small online shops. But is this really caused by the fees charged for packaging waste recycling? And how high are these fees anyway?

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Shoutout to unDraw: free illustrations for websites

No matter if you want to build a tech-startup website, e-commerce website, or just a personal blog: unDraw offers free illustrations for websites! Here's why we recommend it.

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The Corona crisis and increased plastic consumption

Does the Corona crisis increase plastic consumption? Especially when it comes to food, many consumers are buying again more products packaged in plastic.

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Entrepreneurs for Future: Companies unite against climate change

Many companies unite against climate change. The school protests known as Fridays for Future started last year and had a major global impact on fighting the climate crisis. Under the label Entrepreneurs for Future, many companies have joined forces with the protesters against climate change. Besides Fridays for Future and Scientists for Future, Entrepreneurs for [...]

Nachhaltigkeit im E-Commerce

Sustainability in e-commerce – 5 things that environmentally conscious customers expect

Sustainability in e-commerce is getting more and more important. Here are 5 things environmentally conscious customers expect from online shops.

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Why black plastic is particularly harmful to the environment and can hardly be recycled

The Criticism of plastic and its excessive consumption has been going on for many years. However, what many do not know is that black plastic is particularly harmful to the environment and can hardly be recycled. Black plastic is found in almost every household. It looks fancier and more elegant, but aesthetics have their price. [...]

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German packaging law: cheap packaging license for e-commerce

We are often being asked about costs for the packaging license in Germany. Costs for these licenses often put a high burden on small online retailers and startups. However, there are also cheap offers on the market...

Kreislaufwirtschaft im E-Commerce

The concept of a circular economy – Why a new vision for e-commerce is necessary

What is a circular economy? How far are we still from this 'utopia'? And how is this connected with your online shop? We've collected some interesting facts for you in this blog post...

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How the corona crisis leads to more sustainability

The Corona Virus pandemic is currently the global issue. Countries close their borders, citizens stay in quarantine. It is surprising that, despite all these circumstances, the Corona crisis leads to greater sustainability worldwide. The world is frozen. No people and no traffic in the streets. Almost all shops have closed, only the supermarkets and drugstores [...]

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EU packaging waste directive implications for e-commerce

As suggested by its name, the EU packaging waste directive is a directive by the European Union designed to govern the recycling of packaging waste in the EU member states... what does that mean for your e-commerce business?

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The Green Dot – Should I use it for my e-commerce business?

Should you as an online retailer use the Green Dot on packaging? We've done some research...

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Packaging data submission – How do I calculate my packaging quantities?

What is important for online shops when calculating packaging quantities for each EU country? Find out all you need to know in this article...

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ecosistant is the new platform for e-commerce packaging compliance in Europe

Finally a low-cost and simple solution for e-commerce to fulfill packaging waste compliance requirements in all of Europe...