How to make compostable packaging

Packaging is a huge part of our daily lives. This explains the need to employ healthier ways to prevent them from accumulating and constituting pollution. Eco-friendly packaging not only fulfills the customers’ environmental obligation but boosts a brand’s image, sales.

As a company, one of your responsibilities is to find the right packaging for shipping your products. In order to find the right packaging, you need to consider cost, materials, size and more. One of the latest trends is to opt for using eco-friendly packaging materials such as the sustainable solutions and environmentally-friendly products we offer at Yito Pack. 

How is biodegradable packaging made?

Biodegradable packaging is made from plant-based materials, such as wheat or corn starch - something that Puma is already doing. For the packaging to biodegrade, temperatures need to reach 50 degrees Celsius and be exposed to UV light. These conditions aren't always easily found in places other than landfills.

What is compostable packaging made out of?

Compostable packaging can be fossil-derived or derived from trees, sugar cane, corn, and other renewable resources (Robertson and Sand 2018). The environmental impact and material properties of compostable packaging vary with its source.

How long does it take compostable packaging to break down?

Generally, if a compostable plate is placed in a commercial compost facility, it will take less than 180 days to completely decompose. However, it can take as little as 45 to 60 days, depending upon the unique make and style of the compostable plate

Post time: Aug-18-2022