Recyclable Paper Tube

Smurfit Kappa Composites offers the Smurfit Kappa Eco-Tube that is100% recyclable through readily available consumer recycling schemes.

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It retains the recognizable look and feel of a traditional paper tube but now features an extra level of sustainability, without having an impact on strength, and still able to perform as a premium packaging solution creating shelf-disruption.

“We love our tubes at Smurfit Kappa Composites; the eye-catching designs, shelf presence, the premium & quality feel and robust protection – what’s not to love?” said Peter Thorpe, Sales Manager at Smurfit Kappa Composites.


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“But with all these fantastic attributes we recognized the need to make our tubes more easily recyclable for the consumer. We saw the world changing, consumers starting to change buying behaviours to favour sustainable packaging, so we set ourselves a stretching target under our Better Planet Packaging initiative to make a 100% recyclable tube without compromising all the original great features. And after much hard work the Smurfit Kappa Eco-Tube was created!” continued Peter.

Key Facts About the Smurfit Kappa Eco-Tube:

• 100% recyclable without impacting visual appeal

• Easy for the consumer to understand how to recycle

• Retains the same strength & protection than a standard tube

• Scalable options – making it suitable for a wide range of products

• Consumer brand recognition unaffected as full print and additional finishes still available

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