September 8, 2023

Introducing NatureFlex™ Home Compostable Bags: A Sustainable Packaging Marvel

In an era where sustainability has become the mantra for responsible businesses worldwide, Myerton Packaging is at the forefront of ushering in a new era of eco-conscious packaging solutions. Our revolutionary product NatureFlex™ Home Compostable Bag utilises the NatureFlex™ film produced by Futamura Group, a global leader in renewable and compostable products since 1947.

home compostable pouches and bags resealable

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At Myerton Packaging, sustainable and custom packaging are the cornerstones of our philosophy. We relentlessly seek innovative materials designed for reuse, recycling, and repurposing. NatureFlex™ film epitomises our commitment to sustainability, and we’re thrilled to introduce it to a wider audience in various industries.

The Technical Specs of NatureFlex™

NatureFlex™ film is not just any packaging material; it’s a technical marvel that combines superior performance with eco-friendliness. With principal raw material wood pulp from managed forestry

sources which are eucalyptus trees, NatureFlex™ film presents remarkable environmental benefits.

Eucalyptus trees

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Let’s delve into the technical attributes that make NatureFlex™ film a game-changer:

Good Gloss & Transparency: NatureFlex™ film offers exceptional gloss and transparency, making your products look stunning on the shelves.

High Heat Resistance: It can withstand high temperatures, ensuring your products remain in pristine condition.

Excellent Gas & Mineral Oil Barrier: NatureFlex™ film acts as a robust barrier against gases and mineral oils, preserving the integrity of your products.

Natural Anti-Static Properties: Enhanced machinability is guaranteed, thanks to its natural anti-static properties.

Tailored Moisture Permeability: It can be customized to suit various products’ moisture permeability requirements.

Excellent Chemical Resistance: NatureFlex™ film is highly resistant to chemicals, ensuring the safety of your products.

Inherent Dead Fold: Perfect for twist or fold-end uses, it retains its shape effortlessly.

Resistance to Greases, Oils & Fats: Your products are safe from the harmful effects of greases, oils, and fats.

Wide Heat-Seal Range: It boasts a wide heat-seal range for faster packaging processes.

Proven Print & Conversion Performances: NatureFlex™ film offers impeccable print and conversion capabilities, letting your brand shine.


An Eco-Friendly Champion

What truly sets NatureFlex™ film apart is its sustainability. It’s crafted with the environment in mind:

Home Composting Certified: Certified to AS5810/OK compost’s home composting standard by TŰV Austria, it’s ideal for home composting.

Wood Pulp Sourced Responsibly: The film is made from wood pulp sourced from FSC™ or PEFC™ certified plantations, ensuring responsible forestry management.

Certified for Composting: NatureFlex™ film is certified to industrial composting norms, AS4736/EN13432 & ASTM D6400, making it suitable for anaerobic digestion.

Bio-Based Carbon: With over 90% bio-based carbon according to ASTM D6866, it’s a clear choice for reducing carbon footprints.

Marine Biodegradation: It meets ASTM D 7081 standards for marine biodegradation, contributing to the preservation of marine ecosystems.

Applications Across Industries

The versatility of NatureFlex™ film knows no bounds. It aligns perfectly with various industries, offering tailored solutions for different needs:

Confectionery: Exceptional deadfold, easy opening, and a range of colored films.

Dairy: Outstanding deadfold, tailored moisture permeability, and high gas barrier.

Tea & Coffee: Aligns with brand ethos, anti-static properties, and excellent machineability.

Home & Personal Care: Easy opening, chemical resistance, biodegradability in wastewater, and protection against aromas, mineral oils, oxygen, and moisture.

Dried Foods & Snacks: Compatibility with other biomaterials, excellent barrier to oils and greases, and protection against aromas, mineral oils, oxygen, and moisture.

Bakery: Proven in yeast applications, compatibility with paper, tailored moisture permeability, and suitability for ovens and microwaves.


NatureFlex™ Home Compostable Bags are just the beginning of a greener packaging revolution. At Myerton Packaging, we’re dedicated to introducing sustainable materials that redefine the industry’s standards. Reach out to us on this journey towards a more eco-conscious future.

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