Nowadays, the demand for eco-friendly packaging alternatives has skyrocketed. To help your business meet consumer demand, Haplast offers many types of eco-friendly packaging alternatives to meet your business needs:
Top 4 Eco-Friendly Packaging Alternatives for Your Business
Eco-Friendly Packaging Alternative 1: Compostable packaging
Compostable refers to the ability of a material to naturally decompose back into the earth, ideally without leaving any toxic residue.
Compostable packaging materials are usually made from plant-based materials like corn, sugar cane, or bamboo…
It’s important to note that for a material to be truly considered compostable, it should be able to break down in home compost within 180 days and 90 days in commercial composting conditions.
Haplast’s Compostable Produce Bags on Roll is one example of certified compostable packaging material. It’s created from a combination of PBAT, a biodegradable and compostable polymer, and PLA, made from plant-based resources like corn.
Eco Friendly Packaging Alternative 2: Recycled packaging
Environmentally friendly packaging materials can also come in the form of recycled packaging. These are items that give a second life to plastics that are already in circulation.
By using recycled materials, you’re able to conserve natural resources, reduce the amount of waste in landfills, and prevent pollution by limiting the need to collect raw materials.
Eco Friendly Packaging Alternative 3: Kraft paper
Kraft paper is manufactured from wood pulp. Unlike regular paper, kraft materials use all types of wood including resinous pine, which is typically left out when creating regular paper products. Almost all of the chemicals that go into making kraft paper can be reused, so the manufacturing process is more sustainable.
Eco Friendly Packaging Alternative 4: Bagasse Food Packaging Containers
-100% compostable: made from bagasse, our bagasse food tray container is capable of completely decomposing into humus, water, and CO2 within 6 -12 months.
-Food safe: does not contain harmful additives.
-Heat resistance: heat tolerant up to 100°C for water or 120°C for oils, can be used in both refrigerators and microwaves.
-Convenient: used in outdoor parties, picnics, or fast food storage