Sustainable Packaging

We have the sustainable packaging options you need to support your green initiatives.

Crown Packaging has partnered with the industry’s leading manufacturers to bring you a complete line of sustainable packaging products.

We also provide specialized services and resources to help you analyze your current process, optimize your systems, and choose the best packaging to reduce your carbon footprint while maintaining high performance.

Explore Sustainable Packaging Solutions

Sustainable Packaging Containers

Packaging - Boxes
Recyclable Corrugated Boxes

We offer 100% recyclable corrugated packaging solutions in a huge assortment of sizes, ECTs, and styles.  Contact Crown to find the right sustainable corrugated option for your application.

Recyclable Cold Chain Packaging

We offer sustainable cold chain packaging (including temperature-controlled box liners) from a number of manufacturers.

Curby Curbside Recyclable Mailer
Curbside Recyclable Mailers

Ask about eco-friendly mailers that can be disposed of in standard curbside recyclable bins.  Make it easy for customers to recycle packaging used in e-commerce applications.

Poly Bags
Thin-Gauge Poly Bags

Reduce your plastic usage by down-gauging to bags made from thin, high-performance poly, requiring less material and contributing less waste, without sacrificing quality and durability.

SUstainable Protective Packaging Products

Paper Packaging - Void Fill & Dunnage
Paper Void Fill

All-natural paper-based void fill solutions are 100% renewable, reusable, and recyclable.

A paper-based filler offers excellent physical properties in terms of absorbing shocks and protecting sensitive products and is also more sustainable than plastic alternatives.

WrapPack - Paper Packaging
Paper Wrapping

Wrapping is often an important element of packaging, providing protection against surface abrasion and minor handling incidents.

Paper wrapping solutions safeguard products against these challenges, and they are also designed to prevent damage caused by the internal impacts that can result when several items are packed together in the same container.

Eco-Friendly Bubble Wrap

Recycled content inflatable cushioning creates a distinct eco-friendly advantage over standard inflatable bubble, which is made from virgin resin.

Cushion your products to protect against vibration and shock during shipping and handling while enhancing sustainability. This cushioning is inflatable on demand, which means more efficient storing and shipping.

Eco-Friendly Air Pillows
Eco-Friendly Air Pillows

Air pillows made from recycled content provide the benefits of void fill while featuring at least 95% post-industrial material. Each pillow is manufactured from reusable, low-density polyethylene.

These air pillows may be recycled at 18,000 retail store drop-off locations nationwide.

Eco-Friendly Tapes & Adhesives

Water Activated Tape
RECYCLABLE WATER ACTIVATED TAPE (WAT)

As the first certified recyclable carton sealing tape, water-activated tape (WAT) is a Kraft paper tape that is re-pulpable with the corrugate it is applied to.

It bonds instantly to both virgin and recycled fiber surfaces and therefore, generates an immediate destructive bond resulting in a tamper-evident package.

Packaging - Carton-Sealing Tape
Recycled Corrugate Box Sealing Tape

We offer Corru-Grip™ hot melt carton sealing tape, designed specifically for optimal closure of highly recycled corrugate, including 100% recycled box. 

The Corru-Grip adhesive formulation also successfully seals boxes in wider ranges of temperature and humidity than traditional hot melt carton sealing tape products. 

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Eco-Friendly Spray Adhesive

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Eco-Friendly Films & Bundling Supplies

Packaging Supplies - Stretch Film
Ultra-Thin Stretch Films

Choose a film designed with sustainability in mind. We offer several high-performance down-gauged stretch films that allow you to reduce plastic usage while maintaining superior load containment.

Stretch Film
Pre-Stretch Stretch Film

Decrease the amount of plastic used in your operation by switching to pre-stretch films with specialized additives that allow for high load containment and easier application while requiring less poly-based material.

Polyester Strapping
Recycled Content Strapping

We provide a full range of strapping, including high-performance embossed polyester manufactured from recycled and virgin content. 

Packaging - Edge Protection
REcyclable Edge Protection

We offer sustainable solutions to protect and stabilize loads during transport, including cornerboards made from paperboard that are 100% recyclable.

Sustainable Printing & Labeling

Labels
Labels with FSC-Compliant Papers

Crown provides labels that are FSC compliant meaning that they “come from responsibly managed forests that provide environmental, social and economic benefits.” 

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Thin Liner Labels

Down-gauge to high-performance labels with a thinner liner, producing less waste while delivering more labels per roll.

Label Rolls
RECYCLED CONTENT LABELS

Explore label options featuring recycled materials as well as re-pulpable adhesives and film label adhesives that release during the plastic recycling process.

Thin Liner Labels
Compostable Content Labels

Support your green initiatives with specialized labels made with compostable materials that degrade after disposal.

Cradle to Cradle Certified Products

The Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute institute is a non-profit organization whose mission is dedicated to transforming safety, health, and sustainability.

Crown Packaging is proud to offer Cradle to Cradle Certified™ products as part of our sustainable packaging portfolio.

Sustainable Acrylic Tape
Acrylic Carton Sealing Tape

As of April 2021, IPG’s Acrylic Carton Sealing Tapes are Cradle to Cradle Certified Bronze. This means all IPG domestic Acrylic Carton Sealing Tapes have undergone the rigorous process of qualification to ensure stewardship of the water used in production and adherence to social fairness standards.

Sustainable Hot Melt Tape
Hot Melt Carton Sealing Tape

As of April 2021, IPG’s Hot Melt Carton Sealing Tapes are Cradle to Cradle Certified Bronze. all IPG domestic Hot Melt Carton Sealing Tapes have undergone the rigorous process of qualification to ensure stewardship of the water used in production and adherence to social fairness standards.

Sustainable WAT Tape
Water Activated Tape

As of February 2020, IPG’s Natural Kraft Water-Activated Tape (also known as WAT or Gum Tape) was Cradle to Cradle Certified Bronze. All of IPG’s WAT is recyclable with the carton it is applied on. 

Sustainable Stretch Film
StretchFLEX® and SuperFLEX® Stretch Film

In October 2020, IPG’s SuperFLEX® and StretchFLEX® stretch films became Cradle to Cradle Certified Silver, becoming the first stretch wrap products to be Cradle to Cradle Certified.

Sustainable Shrink Film
Exlfilmplus® Shrink Film

In July 2020, IPG ExlfilmPlus performance shrink films were Cradle to Cradle Certified Silver. ExlfilmPlus polyolefin shrink film is the first Cradle to Cradle certified shrink film in the world.

Sustainable Structure Fabric
NovaShield® Structure Membrane

In August 2020, NovaShield Structure Membrane products were awarded Cradle to Cradle certification and became the first structure membrane fabric in the world to be Cradle to Cradle Certified.

Services Supporting Sustainbility

Switching to recyclable materials is only part of the equation.  Crown can also help you analyze your packaging operation to identify opportunities for improvement that can have a significant impact on your sustainability profile.

Sustainability Analysis
Sustainability Analysis

Our team of packaging specialists is there to help you navigate the wide variety of sustainable and recyclable packaging options available to you. 

Contact Crown to discuss your green goals and discover ways to reduce, reuse, and recycle throughout your packaging process.

Rite-Gauge and Down Gauge Stretch Film
Down-Gauging & Rite-Gauging

A common service we offer to clients is down-gauging or rite-gauging their packaging supplies. 

In many cases, switching to a slightly smaller or thinner product can have a huge effect on reducing cost and waste.  In other cases, upgrading the material the is the right choice.  We can help you determine which is right for your business.

Vibration and Drop Test
Damage & Waste Assessment

Product damage stemming from poor packaging is a primary source of waste.  Crown can help you pinpoint deficiencies in your packaging operation through drop and vibration tests. 

We’ll can help you correct issues contributing to waste by leveraging existing packaging products or providing custom-built solutions.

Logistics Optimization

Reduce your carbon footprint from production through distribution. 

 Crown is your partner to help you properly configure your equipment, replace materials with greener options, and reduce waste across your supply chain.

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