Can you recycle postal packaging?

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At this time of year, with millions of online orders being sent across the nation during the January sales, it is crucial to know your products are well protected in high-quality packaging.

No matter your business or industry, if you are shipping and sending your products, you need to know your goods will arrive at their destination safely.

Opting for an economically sound and recyclable packaging option is not only a positive step for the environment and good business practice, it’s also an ethical choice.

But can you recycle postal packaging? From postal bags to boxes, document envelopes to Jiffy bags, the Transpack experts look at the array of recyclable postal packaging options available.

What are the types of recyclable postal packaging?

Here at Transpack, we boast a wide selection of wholesale and bulk buy postal packaging, including boxes, bags and envelopes. Whatever your industry or business need, you are sure to find the best quality recyclable and biodegradable packaging to complement your product offering.

Here is a selection of our popular and recyclable postal packaging products:

Postal bags

Whether you are looking for bubble bags, mailing bags or padded Jiffy bags, our wide range of recyclable postal bags will safely protect your products and keep your items secure in transit.

If you are looking to send booklets, magazines, brochures or catalogues, our lightweight and waterproof variety of clear mailing bags are available in A3, A4 and A5 and boast seal flaps for easy sealing. Each of these handy products can have a label attached to them. One of our sizes also boasts a write on panel for easy addressing.

Jiffy Bags

Our selection of Jiffy Padded Bags are made entirely of recyclable and recycled material and include a flap and self-seal strip with glue line to ensure your products are secure.

Bubble bags

Made from high-quality Jiffy Bubble wrap, protect your products and keep them safely wrapped with our choice of useful recyclable self-seal bubble bags. Available in seven sizes in both standard and anti-static film, you are sure to find a size to suit.

Postal boxes

Safely ship your products with our wide selection of recyclable postal boxes. Whether you are looking to mail books, CDs, posters/artwork or anything in between, our high-quality postal boxes are the ideal solution.

Our range of self-locking brown boxes are made from strong and sturdy corrugated board and offer superb protection and presentation. The recyclable boxes will arrive flat packed, making them easy and convenient to store within your premises.

Postal tubes

If you’re looking for a recyclable solution for the safe mailing and storage of prints, artwork, plans or posters, our postal tubes are the perfect choice. Available in four sizes ranging from A4 – A0, you are sure to find the perfect size tube to fit your product.

Book packs

Our selection of recyclable book packs offer superb protection together with an excellent aesthetic for the safe and secure mailing of books. Our range boasts brown economy book packs, suitable for lighter items, which have a peel and seal closure. Our plain white book packs require taping down. Whichever your preference, all our book packs are made from sustainable sources and offer a recyclable option.

Document envelopes

Safely and securely attach documents to the outside of packages with our range of document enclosed envelopes.

Water resistant and recyclable, these clear A4 wallets allow delivery addresses to be identified with ease.

Our range of recyclable printed document enclosed envelopes are printed with ‘documents enclosed’, and enable document details to be displayed on the exterior of the box during transit.

Plain paper envelopes

Whether you are sending company Christmas cards, documents or letters, you are sure to find the perfect solution with our range of plain paper envelopes.

Made from high quality 100gsm bond paper and available in seven sizes, our plain envelope range is completely recyclable and will create that all-important first impression for you or your business when sending cards, letters or documents.

Find out more about the numerous postal packaging products available here.

Find out more

If you have any other queries or want to find out more about our range of recyclable postal packaging, please get in touch. Our expert team are on hand and more than happy to answer any queries you might have about our superb range of postal products.

There are several ways you can get in touch with the Transpack team. Call us on 02380 869999, fax 02380 666622 or email

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