Ripac takes its environmental responsibilities extremely seriously and here we will share with you the different types of films and the importance of understanding the differences and impact they have on our planet.
As a responsible manufacturer of a range of a wide range of polyethylene films, we are proud to confirm that not only are our materials 100% reusable, but also 100% easily recyclable carrying the well known and internationally recognised logo.
Ripac would like to encourage and educate the general public about the correct recycling stream for our products and ensure they can not be contributors in polluting the environment.
At Ripac, we turn our environmentally-focused philosophy into action:
Reduced CO2 footprint through local production
Purchase up to 20,000 tons of plastic to recycle
Offer a CO2 reduced range of films
Support the Blue Ocean clean up
NEW: Blue Ocean film, made with 100% recycled material
It is a well known fact that when it comes to void filling or cushioning protection, Air Cushion technology:
Takes up the least amount of space
Can be easily converted
Fills a void quickly and effectively with 99% air
Can be punctured taking up 1% of its inflated size
Very easy to recycle
You may hear that paper is more environmentally friendly than plastic, and whilst Ripac offers both materials to suit all applications, it should be highlighted that in fact paper:
Uses trees as a source, that instead could be absorbing carbon dioxide
Causes 70% more air pollution, 80% more CO2 emissions & 5000% more water pollutants during production
400% more energy consumption
300% more water consumption
Inefficient recycling: Approx. 91% more energy
Produces 80% more solid waste
EPA has stated Paper does not degrade any faster than plastic