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ProActive Sustainability

ProActive Recyclable

High performance products which may be recycled after use in standard plastic or paper recycling streams.

Plastic

From rollstock for FFS machines to standup pouches, ProAmpac offers multiple recyclable products for plastic flexible packaging.

In North America we work with How2Recycle®, the most widely available infrastructure for recycling flexible packaging, to ensure our solutions meet store-drop off requirements.

In Europe ProAmpac follows the recycle ratings guidelines to communicate with customers about products’ ratings and recycle-ready structures.



Recyclable Films for VFFS, HFFS, Flow wrap

ProActive Recyclable Rollstock is a recyclable film formulation designed to overcome the challenges faced by form/fill/seal operations of recyclable structures. Considered a recycle ready structure, ProActive Recyclable film is pre-qualified for in-store drop-off in North America.

R-1000 R-1050 R-1200 R-4000
Polyethylene-based film Polyethylene-based film Polyethylene-based film Polypropylene-based film
Excellent heat resistance for high-speed form/fill/seal applications Good heat resistance for form/fill/seal applications Excellent heat resistance for form/fill/seal applications Higher heat resistance than standard OPP strctures for better form/fill/seal speeds
Standard moisture barrier Standard moisture barrier High moisture barrier Standard and high oxygen barrier
High oxygen barrier available High oxygen barrier available High oxygen barrier Excellent moisture, mineral oil and grease barrier
Surface printed with protective overprint varnish Surface printed with protective overprint varnish Surface printed with protective overprint varnish Reverse or surface printed
Pre-qualified for in-store drop off and polyethylene film collection streams Recyclable in polyethylene film collection streams Pre-qualified for in-store drop off and polyethylene film collection streams Considered recycle-ready where streams exist
Suited for US and EU Markets Suited for EU Markets Suited for US and EU Markets Suited for EU Markets

* Each end-user brand is responsible for reviewing their specific product with How2Recycle®, or other appropriate authority, for residual product contamination risk prior to claims made regarding store drop-off package recyclability.

Pre-made Pouches & Bags

Standup Pouch

  • Preformed standup pouches
  • Inserted gusset or plow bottom
  • Custom shaped pouches available
  • Recyclable reclose features available for consumer convenience
  • Standard barrier option provides excellent moisture barrier
  • High barrier option provides excellent oxygen and moisture barrier

Print Options

  • Surface print with protective overprint varnish
  • Available with clear window

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Quad Seal Bag

ProActive Recyclable QUADFLEX® introduces the industry's first recyclable PE quad-seal style bag. The quad-seal, flat bottom format features five panels of branding billboard space to deliver enhanced store shelf presence.

  • Option for clear side gussets to provide product visibility
  • Enhanced shelf presence – flat bottom structure with quad-seals for excellent shape and stability
  • Available options
    • Recyclable reclose features
    • Standard barrier and high barrier
    • Surface print or reverse print laminations

Signature Surfaces

ProAmpac offers ProActive Recyclable with its Signature Surfaces Paper Touch finish offering the feel and look of paper with the strength of film.

Some advantages include

  • Differentiates packaging by providing a natural feel
  • Engages customers with tactile feedback
  • 100% Recyclable – store drop off
  • Available as rollstock or as premade pouches
  • Good heat resistance for form/fill/seal applications
  • Available in standard or high barrier options
    • Surface print with protective overprint varnish
    • Available with clear window


Paper

ProAmpac offers paper-based packaging solutions that can be recycled in the paper-stream.



Paper

Benefits of using paper

  • Renewable
  • 100% Recycle Content
  • Curbside Recyclable
  • Reusable
  • No landfill space required
    • Paper bags hold more than plastic bags, so you require less bags
    • All of our paper bags are 100% curbside recyclable; requires no landfill space
  • 100% PCW natural kraft paper - conserve natural resources
    • Save Energy
    • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions
    • Keep landfill space free
  • FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) Certified

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