Recycled paper padded honeycomb

Recycled paper padded honeycomb

Grounded's recycled paper padded honeycomb film is FSC certified and made from post-consumer recycled paper. It is renewable, kerbside recyclable and has a lower carbon footprint than virgin paper. Suitable for use across a range of formats in e-commerce and retail.

The good?

  • Highly versatile and plastic-free shipping alternative
  • Paper recycling works effectively in most places around the world, with kerbside collection widely available
  • There is no limit to the number of times paper can be recycled making it a highly circular material
  • It is entirely made from renewable materials that have passed a rigorous chain of custody certification and doesn't contribute to deforestation
  • Durable, highly functional and can be used as a direct replacement for plastic in numerous formats

The bad?

  • Paper has a higher carbon footprint than other packaging materials due to the large amount of energy required to run a paper mill
  • It is more susceptible to water and tearing compared to plastic or bioplastic alternatives
  • Higher raw material cost compared with plastic alternatives has an impact on transportation costs

Frequently asked questions

Recycled content is of more variable quality than virgin material. The recycled material creates a speckled, grainy texture but does not effect print or packaging quality.
Yes they can. Grounded's recycled films and paperboard materials are recyclable. Recycled plastics are able to be recycled in either dedicated PE streams (#4) or via in-store collection systems such as Red Cycle. All recycled paper products are kerbside recyclable.
We have a range of padded mailers in either compostable, PCR recycled plastic or paper honeycomb material that will provide a level of protection during shipping. Get in contact if you're unsure about sending your product in one of our mailers.