• Eco •Eco-friendly Bags Pouches Sacks Packaging
• Biodegradable Compostable Bags

You will find eco friendly Products on EVERY listed page:
Eco, friendly, Biodegradable, Bags

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Eco, friendly, Green, Bags

.....no matter what Bag you purchase....

consider the Environment ! Environment friendly Eco Bags

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Eco-friendly Bags Drawstring Pouches Sacks Sleeves Pockets

Eco-friendly - Bags Sacks & Packaging
♦Natural ♦Biodegradable ♦Compostable
are the most Eco-friendly Materials

Apart from virgin Materials and Fabrics, Eco-friendly bags, can be made with
Recycled, Materials and Fabrics, Upcycled Bags, or simply, Reused, repuposes, Bags.

Recyclable Bags, are eco-friendly provided you dispose of them
by separating your Trash into "Normal Trash"
which gets processed by Government or Municipality
and "Recyclables" which you dispose of by taking
them to specified Re-cycling Stations and or Bins.
Your Area might even offer a weekly
"Reclycables" collection service

Renewable, Recyclable, Recycled, Upcycled, Biodegradable, Compostable,
Sustainable and Reused are all Terms describing, Eco-friendly, Bags.


Which is the one for you?

Facts and Environmental Impact
to help you decide

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and images

Eco Rating



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Paper Bags: 
Paper bags suggest a concern for the environment
a deliberate avoidance of plastic is good for company image. 

9 out of 10 times •not re-usable •not made as weight bearing bag
•not designed to be weight bearing
any tear or moisture will render  the bags
no longer suitable for its intended purpose

Paper Bags are Eco-friendly biodegradable provided they have no
re-inforcement eyelets and no man-made material handles.

Natural Biodegradable Paper Bags

NWPP – Non Woven, the “green” bag:

Made from a petrochemical bi product
is Cheap
always available Raw materials

Non-Woven Bags are:
•Strong •Durable •Washable and
If taken care of and used for its intended purpose, these bags can be used indefinite.

The bag must be recycled to retain its eco-friendly status

Non Woven, Green, Bag, Bags, Must be recycled

Hessian Bags ♦Burlap Bags ♦Jute Bags

Natural (unlined) Hessian Burlap Jute Bags will stretch and loose their shape if overloaded.
•They will be smelly when it comes into
contact with moisture.
•Burlap Hessian Jute sheds fine fibre particles
onto anything it comes into contact with.
Burlap Hessian Jute is •Natural •sustainable •renewable, •biodegradable •Compostable •Washable

Laminated Burlap Hessian Jute is •Strong, •Durable •Wipeable and if used for its intended purpose these bags can be used indefinite.
Laminated means the fabric is bonded with a plastic film, to make it waterproof.
Laminate Burlap Hessian Jute Bags do not loose their shape nor will they shed fibres and can be used indefinite.

Natural Natural Hessian Jute Burlap Bags Sacks Compostable Biodegradable

Laminated:Laminated, Hessian, Jute, Burlap, Bag, Bags, Sack, Sacks, Recyclable

Cotton Bags

Cotton is the best fabric to use for many kinds of Bags •Shopping Bags •Tote Bags •Drawstring Bags •Packaging Bags •etc.

Cotton is •Natural •Sustainable •Renewable, •Biodegradable •Compostable •Washable •The most versatile and Eco-friendliest bag option.

Comes in different fabric weights (thickness)

This is a “Bag for Life”

Natural Cotton Bags Sacks Compostable Biodegradable



Material Mass (g) Footprint – (MJ/kg) Material CO2 Footprint, 100 bags, CO2 Eco Rating
Polyethylene (PE)
Common Grocery Plastic Bags
7 2.1 1.5


Polyethylene (PE)
Common Grocery Plastic Bags
20 2.1 4.3


Paper 46 1.4 6.4


80-90gsm NonWoven PP 75 2.7 18 - 20.3

5 Stars only if it gets reycled

rPet - Recycled Non-Woven 75 1.6 9.7

5 Stars only if it gets reycled

Paper 46 1.4 6.4


Burlap Hessian

150 – 280


24 - 28.3


Cotton 115 – 330 0.9 18 – 22.4 starstarstarstarstar
Why more stars for more footprints? Non Woven Hessian Jute Burlap and Cotton bags are classified “bags for life”

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