Frequently Asked Questions
Our packaging Chips are 95% vegetable, potato or corn starch. The remaining 5% are biopolymers. Biopolymers are plastics which are completely biodegradable, which means that they are fully converted by microorganisms into carbon dioxide, water and humus. No harm for the environment!
It comes from the production process, namely extrusion. A mixture of starch and polymer is pressed through extruders under high pressure and temperature. Thanks to this production method, we ensure a more efficient use of raw material and a relatively low use of energy and water in production, compared to the production of paper fillers.
Yes, the packaging Chips smell slightly of grain. This smell is hardly perceptible to the packaging chip’s receiver, who has received a small amount of Chips Bio in a package. (However, if you are a packer and you start working with our Chips Bio, you may crave for grain products 🙂 )
Pack Chips Bio is currently available in two colors, green and white.
We offer 4 pack capacities of Pack Chips Bio: 100 litres, 200 litres, 300 litres and 400 litres.
If you want to return the goods, please check whether its packaging and its filling can be reused! Pack Chips Bio are biodegradable and compostable. You can dissolve them in water and use it to water your flowers, you can dispose of them in your bio or compost bin.
In the case of packaging fillers, biodegradable means that they decompose naturally and leave no harmful compounds. However, the duration of its decomposition is not specified. Compostable packaging fillers, on the other hand, decompose into fertilizer within 6 months, when processed in industrial composting plants or home composting facilities.
Pack Chips Bio are both biodegradable and compostable, meaning you can safely dispose of it in your bio bin or your home compost.
Yes, Pack Chips Bio are suitable for sending glass or other fragile items. However, please make sure the carton is the right size. It should not be too big, so that the item cannot move freely and it should not be too small, so that the edges of the item do not touch the carton directly.
Although the toxicity of Pack Chips Bio if swallowed is assessed to be very low, due to possible industrial contamination, we do not recommend eating Pack Chips Bio 🙂
Pack Chips Bio bags should be kept in a dry place. When packaging Chips are stored in a humid room it can absorb moisture from the room. A prolonged exposure of Pack Chips Bio to moisture can cause the packaging Chips to stick together.
Do not hesitate to contact us! We will be happy to provide you with an answer 🙂