Making an impact
The packaging we use is NOT made from plastic but made from mostly plant-based materials such as PLA and a certified compostable material called PBAT (some seriously fancy ways of saying corn starch and bonding agents). The shipping labels we use are non-toxic and safe for composting, meaning you don’t need to remove them before placing your packing in the compost.
Once composted properly, in 90-120 days (3-4months) our packaging will start to break down and turn into amazing fertiliser for the garden.
What if I don’t have a compost bin? There are many ways to still compost your packaging. You can contact your local council to provide a composting green bin or visit www.sharewaste.com to find a local home-composting enthusiast in your neighbourhood!
If the mailers do end up in landfill, they will thankfully still break down. We don’t like to encourage our packaging to go to landfill because they can take 2 years to breakdown, rather than 400 years like traditional mailers, and still release deadly methane gas into the atmosphere, Although they are water resistant, they still break down in water. It takes much longer because of the cooler temperatures.
Protect our planet
All our packaging, mailer, poly bags and shipping labels are all COMPOSTABLE! Yep that’s right! They are made from bio-based materials that breakdown into oxygen, water and biomass that feed our planet.
But we went one step further, all our packaging can be composted in your home compost! Whaaaaaaa? Yep that’s right they breakdown in your own backyard.
But that’s not all! They also have a second seal! Meaning they can be used twice! That’s saving twice the amount of packaging from hurting Mother Nature.
But because we like to do our bit, and care for our earth, we have also made all our labels from recycled material. All stickers we use throughout our entire company are also compostable and free of all toxic material.
How it works
So, you’ve heard about compostable packaging but how do you actually make sure your packaging isn’t hurting the earth?
STEP 1: Re-use your mailer! Return an item, post a friend a gift, however you need to use it, give your mailer the chance to fill it’s full protentional
STEP 2: Cut up your mailer/garment bag and put it in your home compost!
Yep! That’s it.