Liberal Democrat MP Alistair Carmichael has reintroduced the ‘Plastic Pollution Bill’ into parliament with cross party support and backing from environmental groups such as Keep Britain Tidy and Surfers Against Sewage. The bill seeks to expand on the current bans on single-use plastics to include more products. As well as this, the bill more broadly…

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This is your last chance to win €1,000 worth of brilliant Irish Prizes, including our very rare 27-year-aged Redbreast Irish Whiskey worth €500. To enter you must be following the JBX PaperPak social medias, you must like the post on our Instagram, share it to your Instagram story and tag two friends in the comments section. The competition is…

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Halloween Paper Straws

With Halloween just around the corner and the opportunity to enjoy more hot beverages while the fireworks are pop-popping outside, it is something we can all enjoy socially distanced of course. In your hot chocolate or spiced pumpkin latte there will be a paper straw, purchased from the local supermarket no doubt or supplied with…

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Many big companies are changing the way they do business to bring their operations into a more sustainable business model. This futureproofing is something a lot of businesses are prioritising as they are faced with growing pressure from both governing bodies and consumers. We’d like to highlight just a few examples of the changes being…

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Be careful before you order those cheap paper straws online, as you can’t be sure what you’re buying. Don’t be enticed by the low prices for paper straws you can import from overseas because, as usual, you will get what you pay for. The paper straw market is still being flooded by cheap imports from…

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From today, October 1st 2020, the ban on single-use plastic straws comes into effect across the UK. It is now illegal to buy or sell single-use plastic straws, as well as for businesses to offer them to customers. The plans for this ban were confirmed in May 2019, though it was originally intended to be implemented…

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JBX PaperPak is a 2019 Irish start-up established to promote an economic shift away from our current reliance on plastic. JBX is an acronym comprised of the first initials of the company’s owners: John, Bevin and Xiomara. John and Bevin have been friends since childhood, as well as long-term business partners; Xiomara is an industry-leading…

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Plastic has been one of the most significant materials of the modern age in advancing science and engineering. It has revolutionised industry the world over and has allowed us to live in the modern, medically and technologically advanced world we live in today. However, is it time we leave plastic behind? The problem of plastic…

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The global paper product market is set to experience continual growth over the coming years. In 2018 it was valued at USD 268 Billion and is forecast to grow with a CARG rate of 0.3% over the next 5 years, meaning it is expected to reach USD 275 Billion by 2025. This forecast is anticipating…

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