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Compostable and Biodegradable Greeting Card Bags

Clear Biodegradable Bags for Greeting Cards made from 30mu Nativia® PLA film

Nativia® film is made from renewable resources - PLA bio-based resin is sourced from corn or other sources such as sugar beet and potatoes among others). The film is fully compostable acording to the EN1342 standard and has achieved the OK BIOBASED certificate from Vincotte. This certification means that you can be sure that it will break down quite quickly into carbon dioxide, water and biomass by microbial digestion in the right conditions

UK Food Safe & Eco-Friendly Compostable Bags

Greeting card bags made from Nativia ® are also Food Safe as well as being Eco-friendly and have excellent properties - heat sealable, high stiffness, good oxygen barrier, and good slip properties . Due to the nature of this film, the film manufacturer recommends that the bags are used within 6 months and stored in suitable conditions. Recommended storage conditions are away from local heat sources, out of direct sunlight, and ideally below 30 degrees Celsius.

Nativia ® Bag Sizes

The following sizes will be available in November - please pre-order samples here



167x230mm (C5)

160x155mm (6x6")

169x164mm (6.5x6.5")

Benefits of Biodegradable Nativia® Bags include:

  • Certified to the European (EN13432) norm for Industrially compostable packaging
  • Also certified by Vincotte to the OK BIOBASED standard for biodegradable film
  • Food safe
  • Good barrier to gases and aromas
  • Resistant to oil, fat and alcohol
  • Excellent clarity and gloss
  • Heat sealable - heat seal range 85-140C
  • SIde-weld bags with self adhesive strip

 Read more about Recycling, and packaging & the environment here

Ordering Nativia ® Biodegradable Bags Online

If you would like to receive samples please contact us with your name, address and size preferences.