I asked the makers in my Sell Like An Artist community to help me compile a list of sustainable packaging and shipping material suppliers.
The list below gets us started but if there’s a supplier whose service and credentials you recommend, please hop over and let us know.
UK & Europe
Eco Craft – bags, postal packaging, tissue paper, point of sale solutions.
Priory Direct – compostable, biodegrable, recyclable and carbon neutral options, “eco-score” for packaging products.
Purple Planet – plastic free, compostable foodservice packaging.
Vegware – compostable foodservice packaging, but also stickers and bags.
A Local Printer – boxes, wraps, bands and tapered boxes.
Eco Packaging Solutions – full compostable air pillows, bags, packing peanuts, twine, tape and product boxes.
Nutley’s Kitchen Gardens – plastic free beauty packaging and pots.
Pouch Shop – compostable stand-up pouch bags.
Little Cherry – eco-friendly food packaging and compostable ribbon. We switched to their ribbon for giftwrapping at Merry + Bright a while back and we love it.
Australia & New Zealand
Hero Packaging – Fully compostable mailer bags.
EcoEnclose – boxes, mailers, void fill, printing with algae ink.
Green Packaging Group – bags, boxes, tape and ribbon.
BeGreen Packaging Store – compostable and recyclable food packaging.
Sustainable Packaging Industries – molded pulp clamshell packaging for all kinds of products.
Ecopack – food packaging, natural fibres and twines.
Noissue – compostable, recycled and reusable mailers, stickers, tape and tissue paper.
The Better Packaging Company – compostable courier bags, mailers, labels, zip lock bags and flow wrap.
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