E-commerce is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world. All this online shopping means a lot more shipping.
While the average retail item is handled five times before it is bought, most products purchased online are handled up to 20 times before reaching the customer’s hands.
As consumers have become more aware of their environment, e-commerce businesses must step up their packaging to become eco-friendly. Upgrading the packaging not only reduce the overall packaging costs for the businesses but also make the product stand out in the consumer’s mind by taking care of the environment. There are many alternatives other than plastic which are eco-friendly.
- Reusable Paper bags
Paper bags are used by most grocery and non-grocery stores. They are biodegradable and create less litter. They can be continually reused and recycled, giving less threat to the environment and wildlife. Paper bags are made from a renewable natural resource. They can be used repeatedly and can be sent to a paper mill where they are transformed into new paper.
Besides, they are effective for the branding of your business as they are ideal for printing. You can put your brand logo on them in any style you want. They are the ideal packaging for coffee, tea, nuts, cookies, candy, and spices.
- Jute Bags
Jute bags are made from the fibers obtained from the jute plant. These plants grow in heavy rainfall areas and no pesticide is utilized in their cultivation. They also have very low water and CO2 footprint. Since jute is a natural renewable resource, it is decomposed without posing threat to the environment.
Besides being eco-friendly, jute is sturdy and highly durable fiber. The bags can be reused many times. Unlike plastic, jute bags don’t affect the products in them.
- Cotton Bags:
Cotton is plant based product, made from natural fibers and the cotton bags are completely biodegradable. They are eco-friendly and doesn’t affect the wild life.
Talking about their strengths, they are thicker than plastic bags, which makes them durable to use it repeatedly. The surface of cotton bags is ideal for printing, making them suitable for your brand promotion.
- Hemp Bags
Hemp is known to be the strongest fibers in the world, they are easy to wash and dry in machines. Although they are a bit expensive but give a wide exposure to a business. They are long lasting and absolute worthy to use it, if a brand thinking to be a trustable brand and has the back up to promote hemp bags.
Choose Paper Packaging, Choose PACFO
So these were some solutions to take an eco-friendly approach for your brand. “Green” packaging is good for every company’s image and the environment. We at PACFO, provide eco-friendly packaging solutions helping your brand and the environment at the same time.
However, you can contact us through the below email or the phone number;
+91- 7428592350 or +91- 7303397650.