Is your business taking steps to become greener with a focus on sustainability? 

There are some small changes you can make to reach this goal, ones that don’t have to change your business’s processes completely. One of these easy ways includes switching up your packaging and labelling to be more eco-friendly; the benefits aren’t too bad, either.

With the rise of consumers being more environmentally conscious about who and where they buy their products from, now is the time to look into ways to accommodate this to meet the buyer’s needs. 

Along with this increase also comes a lot of choices on the market of what type of eco-friendly or biodegradable labels are right for your business. Stand out from the crowd and take the leap towards sustainability. And the good news is, you don’t have to compromise on quality or design with our range of eco-friendly labels. 

Find the benefits of switching to eco-friendly labels below and what it means to your business’s brand image.

Find out the benefits of eco-friendly labels for your business

 As a business owner, it is your responsibility to look for ways to reduce your environmental impact – eco-friendly and biodegradable labels are the best places to start. But what benefits can come along with making the switch?

Positive brand recognition

Choosing eco-friendly labelling and packaging can send a positive message to your customers that align with this approach. 

With the UK’s goal of Net Zero in 2050, there’s no better time to become more “Green”. By making these small changes in the right direction, your business will benefit from better brand exposure and may even attract a different audience that never converted previously. 

Reducing your business’s impact

Unlike most labels on the market that are single-use plastic labels, eco-friendly labels can be recyclable, compostable and even made from recyclable materials.

Choosing eco-friendly labels made from these sustainable materials will reduce waste that ends up in landfills by breaking the material down in a composting environment or re-using its material in the production line. The primary benefit of this is the reduced exhaustion of natural resources and man-made materials. 

Choosing eco-friendly labels for your business from A4 Labels 

Struggling to know what eco-friendly/sustainable label option is best for your brand? At A4 Labels, you can choose from various label materials such as wood-free printing, recycled, or kraft paper. 

Biodegradable & compostable labels 

Say no to waste and say yes to a cleaner future. Our biodegradable Labels are made from matt-white, uncoated, wood-free printing paper that is compostable and vegan. They are made from sugar cane waste and hemp linen fibre, making them extremely eco-friendly. They’re suitable for all print types and various sizes for ease for your business. 

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Recycled paper labels

Our Recycled paper labels are made using existing materials to manufacture new products. This process uses much less energy and is kinder to the environment than other label options.  

These labels are matt white with a permanent adhesive and are suitable for laser or inkjet printing and lithographic and digital presses. They are also available in biodegradable, waterproof, and freezer options. Perfect for use as address labels, parcel labels or shipping labels!  

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Brown kraft labels

Our premium brown kraft labels have a permanent adhesive and a laid texture. Some popular uses for these labels could be handcrafted products, as they are excellent for adding that extra touch of elegance and authenticity.

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Other ways to be eco-friendly with packaging

There are plenty of other ways to become more eco-friendly when taking packaging into consideration. 

See below some ideas for your business to make the change into becoming greener:

  • Use eco-friendly boxes to ship products
  • Switch to compostable parcel and wrapping paper
  • Design sustainable business cards and product tags
  • Use environmentally friendly tape

Eco-friendly labels & the benefits: ready to make the switch?

Now you know the benefits of switching to eco-friendly and biodegradable labels, it might be time to make the switch. Discover our extensive range of kraft paper, recycled paper and biodegradable labels from A4 Labels. 

Our friendly customer service team is always on hand to help you make the right decision for your business. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us for any questions.