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Compostable

Compostable material.

The picture shows a clear compostable polybag.  Click the picture to enlarge it.  Material details include….

  • Compliant with ASTM D6400 standards for composting
  • Clear material.   Sustainable bag option.  FDA approved. 
  • Similar look and feel to regular plastic material 
  • Follows a composting, organic waste stream upon disposal
  • 002 mil material in stock to make low volume, custom orders
  • Other thicknesses available upon request with higher minimums and longer lead times 
  • Most constructions and print capabilities available for compostable film including compostable ziplocks 
  • Print is limited as to which ink colors are available and the total ink coverage 
  • Import material source: Technical data sheets are available here: Tipa TP302, BPI (Biodegradable Products Institute) certificate available here BPI Certificate 2018
  • Domestic material source: Technical data sheets are available here: Charter Data Sheet, BPI certificate available here: Charter BPI certificate 
  • Common uses:  All food, products that seek a sustainable packaging option that matches the sustainability of the brand  
  • For more information on compostable material standards, click here TIPA and International Standards for Compostable materials

If you are in need of sample of the material, the REQUEST link below or at the very top of the page next to FAQ will allow you to request a quote or request a sample.

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Compostable bags take a different track to Sustainability All organic matter will eventually biodegrade including plastic made from fossil fuels. However, the time-frames organic matter biodegrades varies on an exponential scale. The term biodegradable is essentially meaningless without being tied to a specified time-scale and environment. This is a major reason the term “biodegradable” is …

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  • Compliant with EU 13432 and ASTM D6400 standards for home and industrial composting
  • Bio-based material. Sustainable bag option. 
  • Similar look and feel to regular plastic material 
  • .002 mil material in stock to make low volume, custom orders.
  • Other thicknesses available upon request with higher minimums and longer lead times 
  • Most constructions and print capabilities available for compostable film 
  • Print is limited as to which ink colors are available 
  • Zipper profile for zip-locks is also compostable material 
  • Technical data sheets are available here Tipa TP302, BPI (Biodegradable Products Institute) certificate available here BPI Certificate 2018
  • Samples are available by request. 

If you are interested in compostable bags, the REQUEST links at the top of the page will allow you to request a quote or request a sample. 

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Post Consumer Recycled Content.    Material made partially from consumer waste steam.  Material is recyclable at end of life. Stock options 40% PCR content clear in 0015 mil and 002 mil 25% PCR white in 00225 mil Notes:  PCR content has less clarity than virgin film and shows some small inconsistencies when printed.   Biobased LDPE (Low …

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When we recycle, we feel good.  But when we think about what may be happening once the recyclables get picked up, we feel a little less sure of what happens next.  When we see a news story about some things we thought were recyclable ending up in landfills or worse in the natural environment, we …

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Last year at this time, we participated in the annual Hudson River RiverKeeper event in early May.  Riverkeeper’s mission is to “protect the environmental, recreational and commercial integrity of the Hudson River and its tributaries and safeguard drinking water of 9 million New York City and Hudson Valley residents.”   The event coordinates clean-up efforts all …

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Sustainable material terminology can be confusing.  The terms can take on different meanings depending on the product and/or the context.  The most common terms we run into or relate to the custom materials we print and custom convert are detailed below. Biobased refers to the renewable original source of the material content, as opposed to …

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We stock four sustainable materials available for custom orders. Each material has its own unique beginning and end of life story which separates these films from traditional virgin poly materials. Each promotes a more circular flow of materials.  Compostable Material: The 2 mil clear material is 100% certified under the ASTM D6400 standard. This material …

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        We currently offer the options below to help our customer navigate bag ban legislation.  Most bag ban laws surround the use of carry-out bags in retail settings.  Bag bans vary widely in scope.  Check your local legislation to learn about the regulations in your community. Sustainability is a centerpiece of our …

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Our family vacation this year took us to San Francisco and Yosemite National Park in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Yosemite National Park is 1,169 square miles in size, but most tourists including us visited Yosemite Valley. Yosemite Valley is a 1 mile wide by 7.5 mile long half-pipe of granite rock formations on the sides …

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An explanation into the difference between bioplastics and other packaging materials used by CVB

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A summary of my week at the Sustainable Packaging Coalition Spring Event at the beginning of April

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