Cardia Bioplastics Launches Compostable Bubble Wrap Product
Cardia Bioplastics has announced the launch of the Cardia Compostable Bubble Wrap. Cardia Compostable Bubble Wrap extends the product range made from Cardia’s certified compostable resins into protective packaging.
Working closely with a European manufacturer of protective packaging Cardia Bioplastics has developed Compostable Bubble Wrap made from its certified compostable resin and launches it into the European market.
Cardia Compostable Bubble Wrap provides comparable protective packaging performance to traditional bubble wrap with the added advantage of being made from certified compostable resin, thereby offering industrial composting as an alternative end of life option.
Bubble wrap is widely used in storage and transport to protect fragile and sensitive items. Its usage has significantly increased over the years including within transport packaging for perishable items such as fruit, vegetable, plants and flowers.
Perishable items protected in transport by traditional bubble wrap will benefit from the use of Cardia Compostable Bubble Wrap. In the case of product spoilage, companies currently separate the perished goods from the traditional bubble wrap and dispose of the items in separate waste streams or discard the packaged product in general waste.
Using Cardia Compostable Bubble Wrap companies now have the option to dispose both the perished item and the Cardia Compostable Bubble Wrap packaging without separating them in a green waste stream using industrial composting. This solution offers environmental benefits and systems cost savings.
Cardia Compostable resins are proprietary high performance materials that deliver packaging products of excellent mechanical strength, outstanding elongation properties and toughness. They are independently certified biodegradable and compostable to Europe EN13432, USA ASTM D6400, Australia AS4736, and Japan Green Pla standards.