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    Compostable Food Packaging in Australia: A Sustainable Choice


    Compostable food packaging is gaining popularity in Australia as more businesses and consumers strive to reduce their environmental footprint. Packaging R Us, a leading supplier of eco-friendly food packaging in Australia, has been at the forefront of this sustainable movement. In this blog, we’ll explore the benefits of compostable food packaging and how Packaging R Us is making a difference in the industry.

    What is Compostable Food Packaging?

    Compostable food packaging is designed to break down into natural components when disposed of in a composting environment. Unlike traditional plastic packaging, which can take centuries to decompose, compostable packaging returns nutrients to the soil, contributing to a healthier environment.

    Why Choose Packaging R Us as you Compostable Food Packaging Supplier?

    – Environmental Impact: Compostable packaging reduces the amount of waste in landfills and minimizes pollution.

    – Sustainability: It is made from renewable resources, such as cornstarch and sugarcane, and is carbon-neutral.

    – Regulatory Compliance: Many regions in Australia are implementing regulations to encourage the use of compostable packaging.

    – Brand Image: Businesses that opt for compostable packaging demonstrate their commitment to sustainability, which can attract eco-conscious customers.

    – Packaging R Us products comes with the Australian Standard Compostable Certifications compliant to AS 4736 (for commercial compostable) and AS 5810 (for home compostable) certified by the Australian Bioplastics Association.

    – We make it easy for our customers.  With the plastic ban regulations coming up, many of our customers are confused what are the alternatives available to ensure their business is compliant.  Our sales staff are trained and up to date with the changes in regulations, and our catalog is continuously updated with information to show customers which products meets the Australian standard compostable credentials.  This way, our customers can be rest assured that we take the confusion away, and they can focus on their business with ease.

    – Packaging R Us has attained HACCP certifications to ensure all products supplied are safe for direct food contact. Food safety standards are becoming a high priority in all food manufacturing and food preparation facility.  It is imperative in choosing the right company as your partner supplier in your food packaging supply. 

    Packaging R Us: A Sustainable Vision

    Packaging R Us started its journey in 2003, and over the years, we have listened to our customer’s needs for a solution based packaging that presents our customer’s presentation to the optimum level, serves the functional purpose of the products, and does not cost the earth.  Hence, we now have many options available for compostable products, from customised compostable fruit / veg bags, compostable cups, compostable catering packaging and many more options.

    We understand the importance of compostable packaging and have actively sourced and supplied these products to meet the growing demand. 

    The Future of Compostable Food Packaging

    As more Australians embrace sustainable living, the demand for compostable food packaging is expected to rise. Packaging R Us is committed to staying at the forefront of this movement and continuously sourcing innovative and environmentally responsible packaging solutions.


    Compostable food packaging is an eco-friendly alternative for businesses and consumers who want to reduce their impact on the environment. With Packaging R Us as a dedicated supplier of such products, it’s easier than ever to make the switch to compostable packaging and contribute to a more sustainable future.

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