Now more than ever, people are considering how the products they purchase will impact the environment. Sustainability in packaging can be complicated. Is your product packaging really sustainable? Is it recyclable or compostable? Does it contain toxins? Below are a few FAQs to help understand more. We’re not expecting you to know everything, we’re here to help – Please contact us with any questions?

What is sustainable packaging?

Sustainable Packaging is packaging that is more sustainable or better for the environment. This involves increased use of life cycle and life cycle assessment (LCA) to help guide the use of packaging which reduces the environmental impact and ecological footprint.


For packaging to be considered sustainable, it needs to be one of the following;


  • Produced with reduced use of energy and natural resources,Made of an organic and renewable material,Compostable/biodegradable,
  • Easily Reused or Recycled,
  • No Harmful Toxins,
  • Reduces Carbon Footprints,
  • Cause minimum environmental impact after disposal.
What is a Life Cycle Analysis (LCA)?
An LCA assesses the environmental impacts associated with every stage of a product's life - from the extraction and manufacturing of the raw material, to distribution, to company and end consumer use, and disposal (or recycling or composting).
Why switch sustainable packaging?

Whether you care more about the economic factors or the eco-friendly advantages, there are numerous benefits in utilising eco green packaging.

Environmentally friendly packaging can give businesses a competitive advantage on the market.
Eco-friendly business practices demonstrate compassion and awareness, which can be a persuasive factor in helping customers choose between you and a competitor.Sustainability is driving purchase decisions, consumers want purchases something and feel good while doing it. Consumers are increasingly looking at brands that embrace purpose and sustainability, and are more attuned to the environmental impact of their purchases.

Companies who invest in green packaging also stand to save money on shipping costs, material costs and reduced waste.

What are considered sustainable materials?

They are materials used in packaging that have minimal environmental impact and footprint. Simply sustainable packaging is earth-friendly and doesn't contribute to the further depletion of natural resources.

We only use the most sustainable and eco-friendly materials. As the leader & pioneer in this industry, we are continuously innovating and know how important it is to set the highest standards.

A few examples are;

  • Recycled materials,
  • Recyclable materials,
  • Compostable/biodegradable materials,
  • Wood Fibre Free materials,
  • FSC Materials,
  • No Harmful Toxins in the ink,
  • Replacement of toxic glues with more sustainable alternatives,
  • Plastic Free Windows,
  • Replacement of Gloss & Lamination with sustainable alternatives,
  • We guarantee our products quality and ensure they conform to the most rigorous global certifications.
Are sustainable materials more expensive?
The simple answer no, they don’t need to be. We only use sustainable materials, so we bulk buy the material then reducing the costs to our customers. Sustainable packaging solutions already exist, and we all should be using them now. We are continuously innovating and finding ways to reduce costs and improve sustainable to bring more eco-friendly materials in the market.
What is the difference between recycled and recyclable materials?
Recycled materials have been collected and remanufactured into new products. Recyclable materials can be collected and remanufactured into new products. Recyclable are products, which are able to process in common recycling systems without be rejected or causing contaminations of recycling streams. The aim is, that they will end up being recycled (raw) material, which can be used for new applications or products. We can work with you to ensure your packaging can be recycled in any common recycling system in your local country.
What is the difference between compostable and biodegradable?
All compostable materials are biodegradable, but not all biodegradable materials are compostable. Biodegradable materials refer to just any material which breaks down and decomposes in the environment, compostable materials are specifically organic matter which breaks down, the end product having many beneficial uses which include fertilizing and improving soil health. Most importantly compostable materials don’t leave toxic residue behind because it’s already organic. Unlike compostable, certain biodegradable products can take several years to break down and even leave toxic waste behind.

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