In recent years, the world has become increasingly aware of the environmental impact of plastic waste. As a result, many businesses are looking for more sustainable options for printing, packaging and other materials. One such option is Cellulosic Acetate lamination films, which offer several environmental benefits over traditional plastic lamination films. Cellulosic Film proves to be an excellent choice for a variety of applications such as print lamination, flexible packaging, carton windows, labels, stationery tape, insulation, anti-fog solutions, optical uses, and many more, especially where sustainable film solutions are essential.

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Cellulosic Acetate films are made from renewable resources.

Unlike traditional plastic films, which are made from non-renewable resources like petroleum, Cellulosic Acetate lamination films are made from wood pulp. Wood pulp is sourced from PEFC (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification) certified managed forestry. This means that using Acetate films can help reduce our reliance on non-renewable resources and minimise our impact on the environment.

Cellulosic Acetate films are biodegradable and compostable.

Certified as biodegradable and compostable to EN 13432, ASTM D6400 and TUV Austria OK Compost Home, 100% GM free material.  When disposed of in the right conditions, Acetate films can break down naturally into organic matter, without leaving behind harmful pollutants or microplastics. This makes Acetate films an excellent choice for businesses looking to reduce their environmental impact and support a circular economy.

Cellulosic Acetate films are versatile and with the right application easy to use.

Despite their environmental benefits, some businesses may be hesitant to switch to Cellulosic Acetate lamination films because of concerns about price, quality or ease of use. However, Cellulosic Acetate films are a versatile material that can be used in a variety of applications, from printed media to luxury packaging and more. They are also easy to handle and can be laminated using standard laminating equipment. This material is not only durable and lightweight but also scratch-resistant, with a high gloss finish that enhances its aesthetic appeal. Additionally, it boasts print-receptive qualities, meaning that designs and images can be easily and vividly printed onto its surface.

Cellulosic Acetate films reduce the use of harmful chemicals.

Cellulosic Acetate is produced using a non-toxic acid which is much less harmful to the environment than the solvents used in the production of other synthetic materials. Additionally, acetate does not require the use of harmful chemicals used in the production of some natural fibres, like cotton, which can be treated with pesticides and herbicides.

Cellulosic Acetate films offer a sustainable alternative to traditional plastic films.

In conclusion, Cellulosic Acetate lamination films offer several key environmental benefits over traditional plastic lamination films. From their renewable resources to their biodegradability and ease of use, Cellulose Acetate films are an excellent choice for businesses looking to reduce their environmental impact and support a more sustainable future. If you’re interested in learning more about Cellulosic Acetate films and how they can benefit your business, contact us today. If your clients are concerned about the impact of using lamination films on the environment it could be time to consider using Cellulosic Acetate films. We’d be happy to discuss any of your requirements with you so please do not hesitate to get in touch. Find out more about Gif Products’ Environmental Approach