Packaging & Recycling

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RETURN, REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE

RETURN

RETURN POSTAGE LABELS

RECYCLE

TISSUE PAPER & STICKERS

INSULATION

ICE PACKS

REUSE

Instead of recycling or sending to your landfill, there are some ideas below on how you can reuse your packaging.

We’d love to see what you came up with, share your stories with us on social using #EXALT

PICNICS

PACKAGE CUSHIONING

PETS & WILD BIRDS

RECYCLED PLASTIC (RPET)

WHY DOES MY BOTTLE LOOK A BIT BEAT UP/MURKY?

WHY WE DON’T USE COMPOSTABLE PLASTICS

At EXALT, we have made a conscious decision not to use compostable plastic (PLA). We thought that compostable plastic would be this amazing alternative that would solve our concerns about recycling and landfill. Sadly, however, the more research we did, the clearer it became that if we chose to use compostable plastics then we would actually be adding to the problem and not resolving it. Many landfills and recycling centres can’t actually process compostable plastic, so it simply adds to the bigger plastic pollution problem.

WHY WE CHAMPION CLOSED LOOP RECYCLING INSTEAD

Because using compostable plastics is not the solution we hoped that it would be, we chose to use closed loop recycling for our bottles instead. This means that we use recycled plastic to make our bottles and that, in-turn, our bottles can be recycled.

Surprisingly, and much to our disappointment, it’s actually pretty hard to get a hold of previously recycled bottles made from plastic. But, we’re doing the best we can and have been lucky enough to find a great supplier for our rPET bottles (rPET is created by recycling plastics that were previously used as packaging materials). We strive to use recycled plastic packaging that otherwise would have either ended up in landfill or been incinerated.

HOW WE’RE WORKING TO REDUCE OUR CARBON FOOTPRINT

We stop at nothing to find the best quality ingredients that deliver optimal nutrition and taste. Naturally, this can sometimes mean sourcing ingredients from overseas which of course, negatively impacts our carbon footprint. We constantly assess and analyse this and are always on the lookout for more sustainable alternatives, whether that’s socially, environmentally or economically.

We have also partnered with DPD to support a courier service committed to making sure that every delivery is carbon neutral. 

SO FAR IN OUR MISSION AGAINST PLASTIC POLLUTION, WE HAVE RAISED £586* FOR THIS AMAZING CAUSE.