Make The Switch To Compostable Packaging

Make The Switch To Compostable Packaging

Mar 15, 2024Roxie Hsu

Plastic waste from packaging is the leading cause of plastic pollution in the ocean. It’s estimated that by 2050, plastic pollution will be greater than the mass of all fish in the ocean at current levels. Plastic packaging waste that is landfilled or burned off can pollute the environment and pose health risks to people and animals.

Most coffee bags are made from a variety of materials, including plastic, foil and paper. Foil is the worst material to use from an environmental point of view. It’s great for keeping your coffee fresh, but the manufacturing process for foil uses 6-7x more energy than other materials and has a much worse overall effect on emissions and human health.

Why you should consider sustainable coffee packaging? Because -
  1. 300 million tons of plastic produced yearly. That's nearly the weight of the entire human population!
  2. 50% of the packaging waste in the world comes from food and beverage products.
  3. Plastic landfills are the 3rd highest cause of methane gas emissions.

As a eco-conscious brand, you shouldn't be a part of the problem, you can do your bit to solve it!

Explore sustainable products - compostable and recyclable options

These biodegradable pouch are made from natural plant-based raw materials that enable the natural decomposition process. This is achieved when the bacteria and fungi present in the surrounding environment naturally metabolizes the plastics. They also help to further break down the structure of a biodegradable plastic. Created to address the plastic waste problem, these plastic types will turn to compost after a certain period of time.

Compostable pouches

EFP Compostable Coffee Pouches are made from compostable plant-based material - 100% compostable while keeping your coffee fresh. All components, including zippers and valves, are made from plants and are fully biodegradable and compostable. They break down into healthy compost leaving no microplastics. Our compostable pouches conform to all major compost certifications including OK Compost Home and OK Compost industry.

  • High barrier bio film provides good barrier against moisture and oxygen
  • Resealable compostable zipper
  • Various varnishes: Glossy / Matte / Glossy + Matte Mix
  • Compostable degassing valve

 

Recyclable pouches

Our recyclable pouches are made from 100% mono plastic that are 100% recyclable, including the valve and the zipper. When we recycle, we turn materials into new products, which means less use of natural resources and more conservation of habitats in the future.

  • Made from recyclable monotype materials, fully customizable.
  • Fully recyclable under recycling stream#4 or as soft plastics.
  • High barrier properties against moisture, oxygen, light and aroma.
  • Add-ons like zipper and degassing valve are also recyclable.
  • Box bottom saves space in transport, storage, and on shelves.
  • Elegant rounded corners & heat sealing properties.

 

Join us in the journey towards a more sustainable future, one cup of coffee at a time.

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