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305 x 422mm (A3) Self Seal Compostable 100 Pk

PRODUCT CODE: SSA3Bio-100

CODE: SSA3Bio-100


DIMENSIONS: 305 x 422mm


FLAP: Self Seal 24mm 


THICKNESS: 30Mic Bio Film


MATERIAL: Bio-degradable Corn/potato Starch


ORIGIN: UK


PACK QUANTITY: 100 Bags Per Pack

Compostable * main
Origin UK * main
Biodegradable * main

Availability: In stock

1 for - £29.48
2 for - £27.95
5 for - £26.50
10 for - £25.20
20 for - £24.00
40 for - £22.80
Per Pack of 100

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Product Description

Details

Pack of 100 A3 size Bio-degradable and compostable bags (With a self seal adhesive fixing strip for quick and easy sealing) .

At last a 'Green' clear display bag for putting your finished prints etc. in for resale.

These bags are made in the UK from film that has been accredited to ‘OK biobased’ and  DIN EN 13432. They are made from annually renewable PLA derived from plant starches (corn / potato etc.) and are fully biodegradable and compostable, breaking down to CO2 and H2O.

Bio-bags are barely distinguishable from their polypropylene equivalents, offering similar clarity, rigidity and protection. However they are slightly less robust - if handled roughly will show white 'stress marks'. These tiny marks often often don't show in use but if you use them for bulky items or they get crumpled up they will show. So they are not suitable or strong enough for very heavy items. 

SHELF LIFE:
In normal conditions bio-film bags are quite stable - they may well take years to start degrading. (Our supplier has kept some of the first batch they made from about five years ago and they are still OK. Until they start to degrade we don't have a definitive time scale.)

The main thing to avoid is prolonged exposure to humidity - avoiding excessive heat, moisture and light will maximise shelf life.
(If a bag is splashed with water they don't start to degrade immediately. If wiped off straight away they should come to no harm.)

BIODEGRADATION:

All our Biofilm bags are made in the UK from film that has been accredited to ‘OK biobased’ and DIN EN 13432. They are made from vegetable starch and are fully biodegradable and compostable, which means that they break down to CO2 and water which can then be reused in the eco system to make new plants. This process can happen in either commercial or home composting or landfill but in commercial composting the temperature will be higher and the process is much quicker. (As a guide, the film specs state that it takes approx. 45 days for them to decompose at a constant 58°C - similar to that found in industrial composting.) The biodegradation process uses naturally occuring bacterial / fungi to break down the film into CO2 and H2O and ecotoxic free biomass (compost). In a colder home composter or landfill this will require the presence suitable bacteria / fungi to start the process and it will just take longer. The time scale will largely depend on the local conditions, it will inevitably take longer to compost in the Highlands of Scotland than it does in Cornwall. 

RENEWABLE RESOURCE:

Our Biofilm (PLA) bags are made from sustainable and annually renewable vegetable starch which is derived from an annually renewable crop, as opposed to petro-chemical based plastics which are non-renewable. Thereby offering a greener alternative to polypropylene etc. without wasting the planets finite supply of petrochemicals and adding to greenhouse gas emissions.

PLA (Vegetable Starch) -

To view our PLA information sheet please Click Here

Additional Information

Additional Information

Clear Display Bag Dimensions 305x422mm
Material Bio degradable
Style Self seal
Pack Quantity 100
To Fit A3

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Recycled Paper

This product is made from recycled paper.
(Guaranteed minimum of 75% recycled content,
most colours are 100% - see specification)

This Product is Recyclable


  This product is made from material that can be recycled.  
Please recycle this product. 

This Product is Biodegradable

This product is biodegradable at end of life. 

This Product is Compostable

This product is compostable at end of life.

Print Grade Paper This is a print grade material, suitable for most print
mediums/home and office printers,

rubber-stamps, screen printing and letterpress etc. 
Glue is required for this product

Glue is required in the assembly of this product.
(For suitable glue or tape please see our 
adhesives section

Glue is not required for this product No glue is required in the assembly of this product. 
  Suitable for printing with rubber-stamps, screen printing,
foiling and letterpress etc.
 
  Made in Britain for eco-craft by selected suppliers. 
 

Suitable for food use.
These bags are made from food grade film and are
manufactured in the UK in complience with current EU
food use regulations.  

 

Made without the use of any animal products or
animal testing. Free from any animal based pigments
or adhesives 
including gelatine.  

Made in Britain by eco-craft with materials sourced 
from the UK and EU

Specification Sheets

Card & Paper Spec Sheets

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Biodegradable film spec sheets

Cellulose -

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To view the cellulose specification sheet please Click Here 

To view the cellulose (Natureflex) BRC certificate please Click Here

To view the cellulose (Natureflex) document of compliance please Click Here 

PLA (Corn/Potato Starch) -

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