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Biodegradeable & Compostable

100% Biodegradable & Compostable Bags

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We recently introduced a new range of Natureplas compostable bags & biodegradable bags, made from Mater-Bi™, a plant starch derived plastic.

Mater-Bi™ bags are available in many styles, such as Shopping bags, Carrier bags, Food Packaging, Mailing envelopes Wheelie Bin Bags, Garden Sacks, and general bags.

All of the advantages of Paper and Plastic bags at the cost of Paper.

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100% Compostable Patch Handle carrier bag

100% Compostable – 100% Biodegradable Packaging

  • Mater-Bi is not only a degradabe plastic, but also a Bioplastic material based on GM-free corn starch, vegetable oils and compostable polyesters

Therefore the material is easily compostable and biodegradable to water, CO2 and residual organic carbon (compost), leaving no harmful residuesPlastic bags and Films that Compost, Biodegrade made from Renewables, conforming to EN13432 European Standards.

  • Natureplas composting plastic bags and film products let clients maintain a real commitment to environmental sustainability.
     
  • Natureplas bags are made partly and wholly from renewable plant materials.
     
  • Natureplas composts and biodegrades easily from 60 days, and is fully biodegradable.
     
  • Natureplas uses Mater-Bi™ Minimum renewable material 30% to 100%.
     
  • Naturplas composts from around 60days depending on compost conditions.
     

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Manufactured to EN13432 European Compost Standards

100 times more permeable than polythene I

Deal for Produce and Meat Lots of styles of bags: Vest (T shirt) and D punched Carrier bags, Wheelie Bin liners, Garden Sacks, Waste Sacks, Household Compost bags, and Agriculture films.

All products comply with worldwide composting standards including the UK Composting Standard and US Composting Standard US ATM 6400.

If you would like more details or a quotation please call/email and we can supply cost and a sample pack.

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What is Mater Bi?

MATER-BI™: ENVIRONMENTAL CHARACTERISTICS THAT ARE UNIQUE…

Mater-Bi™ really is a dream come true. It is a material that serves Sustainable Development, it combines environmental demands with those of Agriculture and Industry.

The Natureplas Mater Bi bioplastic is the real response to the demand for convenience goods that have a small environmental impact. It comes from renewable resources of agricultural origin, it reduces greenhouse gas emissions, and the consumption of energy and non renewable resources, and it completes a virtuous circle: the raw materials of agricultural origin return to the earth through processes of biodegradation and composting, without releasing pollutants.

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 …AND CERTIFIED…

Under extremely clear and strict regulations on environmental matters (EN 13432) Mater-Bi™ are exemplary models, because of the certifications obtained, the analysis and control instruments used, and the guiding role in numerous national and international initiatives, whose aim was increasingly to clarify and define the most suitable policies for safeguarding the environment.

Under extremely clear and strict regulations on environmental matters (EN 13432) Mater-Bi™ are exemplary models, because of the certifications obtained, the analysis and control instruments used, and the guiding role in numerous national and international initiatives, whose aim was increasingly to clarify and define the most suitable policies for safeguarding the environment.

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Typical characteristics of Mater Bi compared with LDPE polythene

 

TEST STANDARD METHOD UNIT OF MEASURE MATER-BI™ LDPE
MFI ASTM D1238 g/10 min 2-4 0,1-6
Breaking load ASTM D882 MPa 20-50 20-30
Breaking extension ASTM D882 % 200-600 150-600
Young's modulus ASTM D638 MPa 100-600 150-300
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- Tearing
- Propagation
ASTM D1938  
N/mm 20-120 70
N/mm 20-120 70
Water Vapour Permeability ASTM E96 gr 30mm/m2 24H 250-1000 15

 

 

 Please note Mater-Bi™ releases back into the environment only the C02 it absorbed whilst growing. If the plant composted away naturally the same C02 would be released back into the environment. So Mater-Bi™ is carbon neutral. In the meantime good use has been made of the material before composting.

Let us quote you for your packaging requirements, click here for a quote.

Mater-Bi™ really is a dream come true. It is a material that serves Sustainable Development, it combines environmental demands with those of Agriculture and Industry. The Natureplas Mater Bi bioplastic is the real response to the demand for convenience goods that have a small environmental impact. It comes from renewable resources of agricultural origin, it reduces greenhouse gas emissions, and the consumption of energy and non renewable resources, and it completes a virtuous circle: the raw materials of agricultural origin return to the earth through processes of biodegradation and composting, without releasing pollutantsUnder extremely clear and strict regulations on environmental matters (EN 13432) Mater-Bi™ are exemplary models, because of the certifications obtained, the analysis and control instruments used, and the guiding role in numerous national and international initiatives, whose aim was increasingly to clarify and define the most suitable policies for safeguarding the environment.

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