PAPERplus® Classic Grass, Storopack’s new type of paper, increases the focus on sustainability.
January 21, 2019
Protective packaging specialist Storopack has introduced new type of paper made from 50 percent grass fibers– PAPERplus® Classic Grass. The paper is a renewable raw material and requires less water and energy during production than conventional types. PAPERplus® Classic Grass boasts the same outstanding packaging characteristics as other Storopack paper types and is ideal for filling voids and packaging shipping goods weighing between five and 50 kilograms.
Padding made from PAPERplus® Classic Grass can be produced directly at the packing station with the PAPERplus® Classic and Classic paper cushion systems.
The grass in PAPERplus® Classic Grass comes from the Swabian Jura, the area surrounding the paper factories in Metzingen and Lenningen, and is dried on-site before being processed into packaging material. Grass grows back faster than wood and requires fewer resources during processing: when producing the paper, each metric ton of grass fibers requires only a fraction of the total water needed for the same amount of wood fibers, as well as less energy.