Slavery and Human Trafficking

Modern slavery is the illegal exploitation of people for personal or commercial gain. It covers a wide range of abuse and exploitation including sexual exploitation, domestic servitude, forced labour, criminal exploitation and organ harvesting. Slavery and Human Trafficking remains a hidden blight on our global society. We all have a responsibility to be alert to the

Why use our Vented Log Bags

Chimeneas, firepits and wood burning stoves all have one thing in common, they are built to burn logs. Properly dried wood with a moisture content of less than 20%  results in less smoke emissions from the fire. By transporting and storing the dried logs in vented log bags you ensure the moisture content of the

BSFL – Sustainability

Sustainability refers to the ability to maintain or support a process continuously over time. Therefore working Sustainably is to prevent the depletion of natural or physical resources, so that they will remain available for the long term. We at Bags Supplies (FIBC) Ltd believe in a greener future. Because of this belief, we work hard with

UK Plastic Packaging Tax

What is it? This is a new tax brought in by the UK government and is effective from the beginning of April 2022. This is being introduced to encourage the use of recycled materials in plastic packaging. From the 1st of April any plastic packaging material that contains less than 30% recycled material, that has

Different Types of FIBC

Heavy Duty Reusable FIBCs with a Safety Factor of 8:1 These FIBCs are intended for use with a variety of filling and discharge options. They are able to be repaired, either on site or by return to the manufacturer, subject to the provisos in paragraph 3 below. Repairs must be carried out so as to

The history of the Flexible Intermediate Bulk Container (FIBC)

A Flexible Intermediate Bulk Container’, FIBC, big bag, bulk bag’, Jumbo bags is a container in large dimensions for storing and transporting dry, free flowing products, for example sand, fertilizers, and granules of plastics. FIBCs are most often made of thick woven polyethylene or polypropylene, either coated or uncoated, and normally measure around 110 cm or