Today, millions of tonnes of paper are still produced each year. Without thinking, many businesses industries will continue to use paper-based packaging on a daily basis for a wide variety of reasons such as office-based tasks, daily newspapers or online businesses who send products through the post to name a few…
Although in recent years, the UK have gotten much better at recycling, the statistics are still quite alarming and there is still more that could be done;
Paper Recycling Facts & Figures
- The average UK family throws away 6 trees worth of paper in their household bin a year.
- Paper and card make up about a fifth of the typical household dustbin. About half of this consists of newspapers and magazines.
- On average, each person in the UK throws away their own body weight in rubbish every seven weeks
- Each Christmas as much as 83 square kilometers of wrapping paper ends up in UK rubbish bins, enough to cover an area larger than Guernsey!
Recycling paper has many numerous benefits including conserving natural resources, saves energy, reduces greenhouse gas emissions and most importantly, reduces landfill space.
Paper Mailing Bags Products
Are you a business who are looking to reduce your waste? Are you conscious of your eco-footprint and want to make a change? Elliott Packaging are specialists in eco-friendly packaging who offer paper mailing bags which are 100% fully recyclable, fully degradable and compostable to meet your business goals.
Paper mailing bags are an eco-friendly way of sending your products through the postal system. Available in either single or two ply kraft paper, paper mailing bags are very lightweight and opaque. This is why they have become so popular on the high street and a great alternative to plastic carrier bags.
All paper mailing bags can be printed with water-based inks and are available in a range of sizes to suit your needs. Available with one or two adhesive strips (for returns) the bags are strong and reusable and can be recycled several times. The side gussets help to make the bags easy to fill and can sit upright during the packing process.
Get Started Today
Get started and make the switch to paper mailing bags today. All our sales advisors have expert knowledge of all our eco-friendly products to assist and advise you the best way possible.
Simply contact Elliott Packaging by submitting a contact form where a member of the team will look to respond within 24 hours. Alternatively, you can speak to a member of the team by using our Live Chat facilities for an instant response.
You can also take at all our other mailing bag products, including printed mailing bags, all of which are fully recyclable.