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Koen Pack Bambuseae series

Behind the flower sleeves made of 100% bamboo

Koen Pack is constantly searching for better ways to create their floral and plant packaging. They agree with their clients on the importance of introducing alternatives to plastics and focusing on sustainable products. With that in mind, their design team has produced some exciting options made of bamboo. Customers can benefit from this by packing their flowers or plants with this less environmentally harmful material and thus meeting the demand from the market to use less plastics.

The material
In 6-8 months, a bamboo culm reaches its full height and thickness, making it one of the fastest growing crops for making paper. Bamboo is native to all continents except Europe and Antarctica. It also grows in extreme drought or humid conditions. Like trees, bamboo plants are a renewable resource that absorb a lot of CO2. There is no need to cut forests to meet the global demand for wood and paper. Bamboo grows through sun and water, is biodegradable and can serve as bio-energy. The bamboo fiber is flexible and the paper that is made from it is a smooth paper. India is currently the largest producer of bamboo paper, most of the bamboo is grown in Asia. The share of bamboo in paper manufacture is expected to increase, especially in countries where wood is difficult to obtain. Source: (in Dutch)

Flower- and plant sleeves
Because it is important that the paper does not disintegrate after contact with water, Koen Pack opted for a thicker type of paper without the addition of coatings or laminates. No moisture rings will remain and you will not find any paper pulp in your bucket, making it an excellent alternative to plain paper.

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