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B+K: Sustainable product protection

The B+K U-Pack® side gusseted bag is now available with over 40 percent PCR (post-consumer recyclate). For its customer Evergreen Garden Care, a manufacturer of garden care products, Bischof + Klein produces corresponding sacks in 4 kg and 7.5 kg formats.

Top-class product protection is combined with resource efficiency and strengthening the circular economy. The sacks are equipped with a front zipper as a resealable closure system. The film thickness is 125 to 175 µm.

The mono-material B+K U-Pack® with PCR is suitable for all products without FDA approval. It has been developed specifically for the lawn & garden segment but is also ideal for dry products such as cat litter, detergent or construction and general materials. The side gusseted bag is characterised by its extraordinary dimensional and general stability. It can be easily and completely emptied. Specific barrier properties keep products fresh and ensure their shelf life.

The B+K U-Pack®' can be equipped with different bottom types, High-quality printing is possible on five sides. As an alternative to the front zipper, it can also be equipped with resealable closure systems such as Aplix, Velcro or sliders. A side gusset carrying handle is additionally available for larger containers. The optional recycling logo "ECO up to 100" highlights the packaging's recyclability.

Publication date: 21/01/2021

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This project has been co-funded with the support of the LIFE financial instrument of the European Union [LIFE17 ENV/ES/000438] Life programme

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