Sustainable packaging, bio-plastics and products made from recycled materials

Sustainability

At Grounded, we’re committed to empowering businesses to find the most sustainable packaging solution that exists for each of their needs.

Every single product we feature has been strictly vetted for both its quality and its environmental impact. Our pledge to be completely transparent means that customers have total visibility on these products’ production, supply chain and life cycles.

Our ethos derives from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s vision for a ‘Circular Economy’ where all packaging is 100% reusable, recyclable, or compostable and where Governments and businesses both play a role in end of life infrastructure and objectives.

The Grounded Way

Full transparency over supply chain and product life cycles
Total visibility on sustainability certifications & credentials
Bio-based, certified films and materials
State-of-the-art, ethical factory partners
Commitment to innovation and technology

Sustainability Properties

End of Life

Creates an opportunity to be re-used, recycled or composted, helping move towards a functioning circular economy

Home Compostable

Biodegrades under home composting conditions into organic biomass

Industrial Compostable

Biodegrades under industrial composting conditions into organic biomass

Recyclable

Able to be recycled through widely available municipal recycling programs

Materials

Materials that have a lower impact on the environment and promote better manufacturing and recycling practices

Compostable Adhesive

Bio-based adhesives designed to be broken down by bacteria

Plastic Free

Not made from any petrochemical or polymerised material

Renewable

Made from rapidly regenerating, naturally occurring resources

Certifed Wood

FSC certified paper pulp from responsibly managed forests

Bio-Based

Made from renewable sources, not fossil fuels

Recycled Content

Made from majority post-consumer recycled materials

Printing

Printing techniques and materials that create less waste and leave non-toxic residues

Non-toxic Inks

Inks derived from vegetable or other natural resources

Compostable Inks

Certified compostable solvent based inks

Flexographic

A rotary print method that uses up to 30% less ink than alternative methods

Logistics

Reduction in energy required to move materials from factory to customer

Volume Reduction

Reduces the amount of space required for trucking or shipping

Weight Reduction

Reduces weight during trucking or shipping, lowering carbon footprint

Local Production

Produced within a 1,000km radius of the end user

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