Green Carrier Bags

Our biodegradable carrier bags are a popular choice for businesses as they work towards a greener outlook and a better environment.

With a long term focus on the environment, we help eco-conscious businesses find real sustainable, climate-neutral products that are recyclable.

The real CO2 impact of plastic bags compared with everyday life

Real impact of plastic bags compared with everyday life

The facts on our eco friendly bags

  • Our biodegradable bags are produced using typical polythene (utilising oil-based polymers) and contain added substances that act about as catalysts to quicken the process of degradation.
  • A two-stage degradation process is triggered by daylight or warmth and the polythene breaks down through oxidation into little pieces, which at that point biodegrade into natural elements of carbon dioxide, water, biomass and minerals.
  • The time taken for biodegradable bags to degrade and physically disintegrate ranges from anywhere between weeks and up to 2 years depending on the physical conditions. Moisture, heat, and oxygen can all accelerate the process in the disposal environment.

Which bag materials are biodegradable?

  • Biodegradable Polythene
    Used commonly in plastic carrier bags it 'degrades' when exposed to sunlight.
  • Paper
    Our paper carrier bags are recyclable, reusable and biodegradable.
  • Card
    Our luxury bags use a high quality board which just like paper can be used again or recycled.

How do biodegradeable bags degrade?

How biodegradeable bags degrade

Contact Information

+44 (0) 1438 742890
enquiries@carrierbags.co.uk

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Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 3EE

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