Production & Suppliers

CO Expo 2022: Packaging & Components

Find sustainable suppliers and learn the latest best practice for packaging, labelling and components. In partnership with ITL Group.

Packaging & Components

Sourcing sustainable packaging and components can be an achievable, quick win in the pursuit of genuine sustainability, which is at the heart of our common objective.

Discover suppliers that are experts in providing sustainable solutions. Brought to you in partnership with ITL Group. The mission of ITL is to create innovative, intelligent and sustainable ways to connect brands with consumers.

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Packaging & Components

Sourcing sustainable packaging and components can be an achievable, quick win in the pursuit of genuine sustainability, which is at the heart of our common objective.

Discover suppliers that are experts in providing sustainable solutions. Brought to you in partnership with ITL Group. The mission of ITL is to create innovative, intelligent and sustainable ways to connect brands with consumers.

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ITL Group

COMPONENT SUPPLIER, United Kingdom

PARTNER

Best for: full-cycle data-driven labelling solutions using innovative and (Oeko-Tex, GOTS, GRS, & FSC) certified sustainable materials.

ITL are committed to helping businesses reduce the impact of their labelling. They are a reliable local partner, guiding clients through the entire supply and value chain.

Connect on CO

ITL Group

COMPONENT SUPPLIER, United Kingdom

PARTNER

Best for: full-cycle data-driven labelling solutions using innovative and (Oeko-Tex, GOTS, GRS, & FSC) certified sustainable materials.

ITL are committed to helping businesses reduce the impact of their labelling. They are a reliable local partner, guiding clients through the entire supply and value chain.

Connect on CO

Aquapak Polymers Ltd

MANUFACTURER, United Kingdom

Best for: enabling packaging functionality and recyclability with their environmentally safe polymer, Hydropol.

Aquapak’s patented technology is the solution to the end of life plastic problem. Fully dissolvable, non-toxic to the environment and marine-safe, it allows multiple end-of-life options.

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Aquapak Polymers Ltd

MANUFACTURER, United Kingdom

Best for: enabling packaging functionality and recyclability with their environmentally safe polymer, Hydropol.

Aquapak’s patented technology is the solution to the end of life plastic problem. Fully dissolvable, non-toxic to the environment and marine-safe, it allows multiple end-of-life options.

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Eco Garment Bags

MANUFACTURER, Hong Kong

Best for: stylish, fully recyclable and biodegradable packaging solutions.

Eco Garment Bags provide packaging that feels like usual plastic, but does not come with any end of life problems. The biodegradation process is marine safe and leaves no toxic residue.

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Eco Garment Bags

MANUFACTURER, Hong Kong

Best for: stylish, fully recyclable and biodegradable packaging solutions.

Eco Garment Bags provide packaging that feels like usual plastic, but does not come with any end of life problems. The biodegradation process is marine safe and leaves no toxic residue.

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Better Packaging Co.

PACKAGING, New Zealand

Best for: customised sustainable packaging solutions.

Better Packaging Co. consider the complete lifecycle impact of packaging from raw material sourcing, right through to end-of-life disposal. Since 2018, they have replaced over 60 million single-use plastic bags with plant-based, compostable alternatives.

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Better Packaging Co.

PACKAGING, New Zealand

Best for: customised sustainable packaging solutions.

Better Packaging Co. consider the complete lifecycle impact of packaging from raw material sourcing, right through to end-of-life disposal. Since 2018, they have replaced over 60 million single-use plastic bags with plant-based, compostable alternatives.

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James Tailoring

BRAND & SUPPLIER, United Kingdom

Best for: a wide range of responsible and innovative components and fabric.

Materials range from eco-friendly elastics to GOTS certified fabrics, thread, buttons and zips. James Tailoring support brands in achieving their sustainability goals. 

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James Tailoring

BRAND & SUPPLIER, United Kingdom

Best for: a wide range of responsible and innovative components and fabric.

Materials range from eco-friendly elastics to GOTS certified fabrics, thread, buttons and zips. James Tailoring support brands in achieving their sustainability goals. 

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RePack 

PACKAGING, Finland

Best for: reusable and returnable packaging.

RePack is used by more than 200 companies, including Decathlon, Makia and Ganni. Every returned RePack reduces waste and removes the need to manufacture a new single-use plastic bag or cardboard box.

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RePack 

PACKAGING, Finland

Best for: reusable and returnable packaging.

RePack is used by more than 200 companies, including Decathlon, Makia and Ganni. Every returned RePack reduces waste and removes the need to manufacture a new single-use plastic bag or cardboard box.

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TRAFINO S.A.

MANUFACTURER, Ecuador

Best for: raw tagua blanks for durable, ecologically-friendly custom buttons. 

Trafino are leaders in hand-made tagua exports. Their button blanks can be cut, pressed, laser engraved, polished, bleached, dyed, painted, washed, ironed, and dry cleaned while maintaining their durability.

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TRAFINO S.A.

MANUFACTURER, Ecuador

Best for: raw tagua blanks for durable, ecologically-friendly custom buttons. 

Trafino are leaders in hand-made tagua exports. Their button blanks can be cut, pressed, laser engraved, polished, bleached, dyed, painted, washed, ironed, and dry cleaned while maintaining their durability.

Connect on CO

Do you have a specific manufacturing or fabric requirement? 

Check out CO Create - our new tool that helps your ideal sustainable supplier find you.

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Do you have a specific manufacturing or fabric requirement? 

Check out CO Create - our new tool that helps your ideal sustainable supplier find you.

Find out more

Revisit CO Expo 2022

Watch back and hear from Jimmy Christopher, group sustainability officer and Simon Phelps, European Sales & Marketing Director at ITL Group - plus an introduction to five other leading solutions providers in the sustainable packaging space.

Watch the recording of this session

Revisit CO Expo 2022

Watch back and hear from Jimmy Christopher, group sustainability officer and Simon Phelps, European Sales & Marketing Director at ITL Group - plus an introduction to five other leading solutions providers in the sustainable packaging space.

Watch the recording of this session

Common Objective (CO) brings together over 50,000 members dedicated to doing fashion better, from across the industry supply chain.

Make the most of CO by:

  1. Updating your preferences
  2. Building your network
  3. Creating a business profile
  4. Accessing resources and training

Let's build a fashion industry that works better for everyone. And the planet.

Common Objective (CO) brings together over 50,000 members dedicated to doing fashion better, from across the industry supply chain.

Make the most of CO by:

  1. Updating your preferences
  2. Building your network
  3. Creating a business profile
  4. Accessing resources and training

Let's build a fashion industry that works better for everyone. And the planet.

In partnership with ITL, whose mission is to create innovative, intelligent and sustainable ways to connect brands with consumers.

Featuring Jimmy Christopher, group sustainability officer at ITL Group. Jimmy has an incredible knowledge of all things sustainable and can help you to answer those tricky sourcing dilemmas. Plus an introduction to five other leading solutions providers in the sustainable packaging space.

Visit the CO Expo 2022 Hub