labels are now available in Australia and New Zealand and the best news is, you
don’t need to compromise on function or appearance to enhance your green
to an exclusive supplier agreement between Dutch company Bio4Life and
Wedderburn, the completely biodegradable labels come in a range of substrates
that fully comply with standards for direct food contact (EC1935/2004 and FDA).
Even the adhesive is biodegradable!
2011, Bio4Life have been developing sustainable, self-adhesive labels as an
alternative to plastic facestock. All label product components are carefully
selected to ensure they are made from natural and renewable resources.
Bio4Life range includes:
Paperwise – a
paper made from sugarcane that has a beautiful, natural look with visible
fibres. It comes in 2 stock types – unbleached for an organic look and a
naturally bleached white version.
Paper – a white, wood free paper with a smooth top coating
making it perfect for high quality printing. It’s FSC certified.
Natureflex – a
versatile, cellulose material that has the look and feel of plastic without the
waste problems. It’s available in glossy white, clear or metallic silver.
Eco – a heat sensitive paper that’s suitable for direct thermal
printing. It’s made from sustainable materials and is FSC certified.
labels and adhesive made from natural, renewable resources
makes the Bio4Life range so unique is their commitment to ensuring they leave a
minimal footprint on the environment. That’s why they only use materials that
come from natural and renewable resources. This care and commitment to
sustainability is then passed on to users without the need to compromise on the
quality of their labels.
unique of all is their patented BioTAK adhesive. Again, it’s completely
biodegradable, yet it’s permanently tacky, has a strong initial tack and
adheres to a wide variety of substrates.
BioTAK adhesive is made from a water-borne PSA based on a specially modified
acrylic co-polymer. It also complies with EC1935/2004 and FDA (175.105) for
direct food applications. Testing is always recommended and Wedderburn is happy
to provide samples.
The Australian Government requires 100% of Australian
packaging to be recyclable, compostable or reusable by 2025 or earlier. The
Bio4Life range of labels are an obvious choice for businesses looking to not
only comply with the new regulations, but implement a truly environmentally
To investigate the full range of Bio4Life labels and their suitability for your business, contact Wedderburn.