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Biodegradable Carrier Bags

Planet Packaging are pleased to annouce we have merged with Packaging Supplies of Kidderminster, Keith and Diane have decided after over 35 years to retire.

Biodegradable carrier bags are now the norm, with the advent of the 5p charge by retailers with over 250 employees watch the following You Tube clip on ‘how to avoid the carrier bag charge’

Planet Packaging have 20 plus years experience in the packaging industry, this incorporates over 10 years of manufacturing experience from working at Storepar Ltd a north west based carrier bag manufacturer that shut in 2009.  Also Planet work with various manufacturers and distributors, Kirkham Box Company, M. Duerden Ltd, Select Products Ltd and Baler Services to offer a full range of packaging and recycling solutions.  Our main product is still printed biodegradable carrier bags be it polythene, paper, cotton or jute.

The internet if full of suppliers offering cheap deals, if cost is all you are concerned about, your spoilt for choice.  However if you want personal service backed up by 20+ years experience on all aspects of carrier bags we can offer you the best possible product to suit your budget.

Advertising the fact you use biodegradable carrier bags can help to promote your business.  With the new carrier bag tax that came into force in the UK in October 2015 no matter what type of carrier bag is used there is a knock on effect to the environment. Encourage your customers to re-use the biodegradable carrier bags as much as possible then recycle them.

Biodegradable carrier bags conveys the message that you care about the environment.  At Planet Packaging we can offer paper as an alternative to polythene, although it does require more energy to produce and has a limited re-usability they are proven to biodegrade in landfill.

Planet Packaging can now offer digital print on small runs of biodegradable plastic, twist paper and flat paper tape handle biodegradable carrier bags as well.  Quantities can be as low as 100 bags.

Turnaround times on digital and overprinted biodegradable carrier bags can be from 5-7 working days right through to imported bags from the far east where lead times can be 12-14 weeks.

There is a style of biodegradable carrier bag to suit every companies budget, if you are looking for 100 printed bags right through to 100,000 printed carrier bags we can offer an environmentally sound solution that suits your company.

biodegradable carrier bags

biodegradable carrier bags

david manners group

process printed biodegradable carrier bags


One of the factories we deal with has a £1.2m printing press installed producing fantastic 8colour cmyk print, a job for David Manners Group has just been delivered in.

More samples of process print.CMYK