Root Knowledge Bank

The leading quarterly report on sustainable packaging

Comprehensive expert analysis of European trends, key events, innovations and policies impacting international producers and brands across the globe.

Driving an internal mindset shift to help your business move towards responsible, regenerative packaging.

£500 per quarter

Saves you 400+ resource hours per annum

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Our clients

The most cost-efficient way for your sustainability, packaging and product development teams to access critical insights that allow you to stay ahead of fast-moving European developments and shifting policies.

Researched and created by Root’s dedicated team of experts

Our team of experts analyse industry reports, attend key events and review policy updates across the globe, translating this overload of information into succinct and actionable quarterly updates, saving you hundreds of hours in time and resource.

60 years

of collective experience

400 hours

of expert brains

30 events


6 key policy areas

monitored for change

Europe focused 

with a global review

35+ reports


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The most cost-efficient way for your sustainability, packaging and product development teams to access critical insights that allow you to stay ahead of fast-moving European developments and shifting policies.

We attend key European sustainability, packaging and recycling events

  • Expert analysis from 30 + events a year
  • Sector updates to ensure you stay ahead of environmental packaging policy changes
  • Critical analysis of key themes, challenges and trends from each event
  • Hyperlinks to solution providers

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Our experts identify and translate key sustainability reports and podcasts across multiple sectors

  • Bitesize and easy to digest synopses
  • Expert analysis, pulling-out critical themes and actions needed
  • Insights sense checked against Root’s 60+ years of expertise to deliver reassurance
  • Hyperlinks to the original reports 

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We shine our spotlight on different retailers each quarter

  • Review of the retailer’s key priorities
  • Overview of retailer’s initiatives and commitments
  • Root Perspective to critique and summarise their position in the sector, risks and opportunities

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We review Government regulation to ensure you have the latest information

  • Monitoring for changes across six key regulatory areas of sustainable packaging across Europe
  • Regular insights from outside of Europe
  • Overview of upcoming key policies and changes to watch out for
  • Outline of requirements and deadlines to meet
  • Hyperlinks signposting you to specific directives you need to be aware of

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Each Knowledge Bank report wraps up with our signature ‘Root Perspective’

  • An accessible way to benefit from Root’s 60+ years of expertise
  • Consolidation of the quarter’s activity contextualised and simplified
  • 3 key actions for your business to take
  • A new way of thinking about packaging to feed into your roadmap towards a more responsible future

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Root is Europe’s independent packaging sustainability expert

“We don’t generalise, we specialise"

We’re not sponsored and we don’t receive referral fees. As such, we give brands and packaging producers honest, accurate and truly independent specialist advice, not driven by producers or profit.

This is why we are trusted by some of the worlds biggest brands to help them do the right thing, not just something.

Our Clients

We pride ourselves on being selected to support some of the world's biggest brands, many of whom have the highest sustainability standards.

Upon project completion we request feedback on the impact we’ve had on our clients business.

100% of customer’s report that working with Root had a positive impact on their business, something we are very proud of.

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