- What is different about this product than the one I currently am using?
VerdeSeal is a recyclable material which can form the easy open and resealable Sealstrip features you love, and it will function the same way!
- Can you use the “How2Recycle” symbol/logo if using this material?
The How2Recycle logo for VerdeSeal used on a package also made of recyclable material can be cleared for “store drop-off.” The package printing should include the logo for How2Recycle and the entire package and the easy open and/or resealable feature with VerdeSeal can be recycled without removing or breaking down any element of the packaging.
- What is VerdeSeal made of?
VerdeSeal is recyclable, proprietary pressure sensitive tape technology utilizing recyclable polyethylene based flexible packaging material.
- What determines recyclability?
VerdeSeal has been qualified as a recyclable solution through a product life cycle assessment performed by third parties. Learn more here.
- What recycle stream is VerdeSeal approved for?
VerdeSeal is approved for ‘store drop off’ under the How2Recycle program. How2Recycle’s Store Drop-Off is the only recycling option for flexible packaging at scale.
- Has VerdeSeal been tested by a third party for recyclability?
VerdeSeal has been qualified as a recyclable solution through a product life cycle assessment performed by TÜV Rheinland, critically reviewed by Thinkstep (a Division of Sphera).
- What have you done to make VerdeSeal recyclable?
Utilizing recyclable polyethylene (PE) based films, VerdeSeal meets the content requirements for the How2Recycle “Store Drop-Off” label and can be recycled wherever PE film recycling streams are available. This material has been third party tested to verify recyclability according to current guidelines.
- Does VerdeSeal have a reduced carbon footprint?
VerdeSeal structures have the ability to reduce the carbon footprint up to 66% when compared to conventional reseal adhesive technologies.
- Is VerdeSeal material food safe?
VerdeSeal is compliant with direct and indirect food contact guidelines.
- Is the VerdeSeal commercially available?
- Is VerdeSeal prohibitively expensive?
Unlike many other recyclable easy open and resealable features, VerdeSeal is not prohibitively expensive. Our sustainability goal is to help you meet your sustainability goal!
- Can VerdeSeal be custom printed?
Yes! As VerdeSeal is a material technology applicable to Sealstrip’s easy open and resealable features, it can be custom printed. Ask your account manager today!
- Can you send me a sample?
Yes – custom samples made with your packaging film and our feature are available, simply ask your account manager!