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Align's Biodegradable Packaging

Leave no trace and make a positive impact with our biodegradable packaging solutions

1000

lbs of ocean plastic removed

2269

Trees Planted

2023 Align Print Contributions

Unlimited Custom Biodegradable Packaging Solutions

Let our innovative biodegradable packaging solutions help you package your product with ease!

Custom Boxes

Custom Inserts

Custom Mylar Bags

Compostable Bags

Custom Jars

Create an elevated biodegradable packaging experience

With today’s competitive biodegradable packaging market, we enable customers to build the most unique sustainable packaging experience.

Spot Gloss UV

UV Coating that is applied to a specified area and cured using ultraviolet light.

Aqueous Coating

Clear, fast drying, water based, and eco friendly coating.

UV Coating

Fast-drying coating cured with ultraviolet light. Available in gloss or matte finish.

Soft Touch Coating

Soft to the touch coating that creates a velvety texture for a more tactile appeal.

Varnish

Clear coating applied using the CMYK printing method. Available in gloss, satin, or matte.

Lamination

Laminated protective film that adheres to the surface of packaging materials.

Anti-scratch Lamination

Laminated BOPP film that is scratch, scuff, and fingerprint resistant.

Silk Lamination

Soft to the touch lamination similar to peach skin

Spot Gloss UV

UV Coating that is applied to a specified area and cured using ultraviolet light.

Aqueous Coating

Clear, fast drying, water based, and eco friendly coating.

UV Coating

Fast-drying coating cured with ultraviolet light. Available in gloss or matte finish.

Soft Touch Coating

Soft to the touch coating that creates a velvety texture for a more tactile appeal.

Varnish

Clear coating applied using the CMYK printing method. Available in gloss, satin, or matte.

Lamination

Laminated protective film that adheres to the surface of packaging materials.

Anti-scratch Lamination

Laminated BOPP film that is scratch, scuff, and fingerprint resistant.

Silk Lamination

Soft to the touch lamination similar to peach skin

Hot Foil Stamping

Form of relief printing in which foil is transferred to a surface at high temperatures.

Cold Foil Printing

Form of relief printing in which foil is transferred to a surface by pressing onto UV curable adhesives.

Blind Embossing

Form of relief printing in which dies is pressed on the back of the material to form a raised motif.

Blind Debossing

Form of relief printing in which dies is pressed on the front of the material to from a raised motif.

Registered Embossing

Form of relief printing in which a die is pressed on the back of the material to form a raised motif.

Combination Embossing

Combination between embossing and foil stamping. It creates a 3d motif that features a foil finish.

Window Patching

Die-cut shape is layered with a plastic fil to feature a window showcasing the product inside.

“If you can't find the option you're looking for, don't worry! Our dedicated sourcing experts are here to assist you. Whether it's a specific packaging solution or a unique customization request, we're ready to help you find the perfect fit for your needs.”

Why Choose Align

Unmatched Quality

Our main goal is to produce the highest quality custom-printed items for the best price. We never sacrifice quality and only use the best materials, inks, and printing processes.

Eco-Conscious

At ALIGN, minimizing our carbon footprint is always at the forefront of our minds. We use water-based, eco-friendly inks that are safer for our customers, employees, and our planet.

End-To-End

From design to delivery, we manage the entire process, so you can focus on running your business.

In-House Design

Collaborate with our in-house design team to produce exceptional designs that match your brand's style.

Dedicated Structural Engineers

Our structural engineers are the creative problem-solvers you need to bring your wildest ideas to life. Trust their expertise to craft innovative packaging solutions that stand out in the market.

Specialty Finishes

We offer a wide variety of specialty finishes to make your products one of a kind! Specialty options include gloss, matte, holographic, spot UV, colored foil, embossed, soft touch, and many more.

Fast Turn-around Times

We know time is of the essence when building your brand, which is why we are always looking for new ways to improve our turn-around times.

There For You

Need help placing an order, customizing your designs, or even finding products not listed on our website? Our team is here for you every step of the way.

Giving Back

When you work with us you do your part to give back to the planet. We are currently partnered with 1% For The Planet, One Tree Planted and The Ocean Clean.

Biodegradable Packaging Solutions, The Sustainable Choice

In today's eco-conscious world, selecting biodegradable packaging materials for your brand is a responsible and effective choice. Plastic packaging has long been a major environmental concern due to its slow degradation process, taking up to 1000 years to break down completely. As consumers increasingly prioritize sustainability, businesses are heeding the call for change.

Studies reveal that 55% of consumers are concerned about the environmental impact of packaging, with 70% willing to pay more for sustainable alternatives. Choosing biodegradable and recyclable packaging demonstrates your commitment to the environment and resonates with eco-conscious consumers.

What Is Biodegradable Packaging, and Why Does It Matter?

Biodegradable packaging is crafted from materials that can rapidly decompose under the influence of microorganisms. This characteristic minimizes waste accumulation in landfills, contributing to a cleaner and healthier environment. However, it's essential to note that merely being "biodegradable" doesn't equate to sustainability. For true sustainability, the packaging must decompose within approximately 12 months or less.

The shift towards sustainable packaging not only enhances your brand's image but also aligns with consumer values. Research indicates that 75% of millennials are willing to pay a premium for sustainable products, making sustainable packaging an attractive choice for your brand. Moreover, the advantages extend beyond eco-friendliness, encompassing cost savings, efficient disposal, and the elimination of toxins and allergens.

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Biodegradable Packaging Frequently Asked Questions

What is biodegradable packaging, and how does it differ from traditional packaging?

Biodegradable packaging is made from materials that naturally break down when exposed to microorganisms, reducing waste accumulation. Unlike traditional packaging, which can take centuries to decompose, biodegradable packaging disintegrates within approximately 12 months or less, promoting a cleaner environment.

Are biodegradable packaging materials as durable as traditional options?

Biodegradable packaging materials are designed to offer durability similar to traditional counterparts. They provide reliable protection for your products while ensuring a more sustainable choice. However, the specific durability may vary depending on the type of biodegradable material used.

Can I customize biodegradable packaging with my branding and design?

Yes, you can! Align Print offers customizable biodegradable packaging solutions. You can incorporate your brand logo, design, and messaging to create packaging that aligns with your brand identity while making an eco-conscious statement. Our team is here to assist you in creating distinctive and sustainable packaging for your products.

Working together towards a sustainable future

Grow your business with eco-friendly packaging options

Working together towards a sustainable future

Grow your business with eco-friendly packaging options

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SUSTAINABILITY EFFORTS

Align's mission towards carbon neutrality

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Interested in learning how you can take your packaging in a more sustainable direction?

1% for the Planet is a global network with thousands of businesses and environmental organizations working together to support people and the planet. Each year, Align Print gives 1% of our annual sales directly 1% for the Planet.

One Tree Planted is a nonprofit that is on a mission to make it simple for anyone to help the environment by planting trees. Their projects span the globe and are done in partnership with local communities and environmental organizations.

The Ocean Cleanup is a nonprofit environmental engineering organization that develops technology to extract plastic pollution from the oceans and to capture it in rivers before it can reach the ocean.