Paper or plastic? 6 sustainable foodservice packaging options for both: Page 4 of 5

By Rick Lingle in Sustainable Packaging on May 13, 2019



Description Fully-recyclable food wrap and bags replace aluminum foil used to wrap burgers and sandwiches. Dubl-Shield was developed in response to demand for a recyclable foil alternative. The Novolex R&D team conducted multiple tests to find the right adhesive and product combination that maintains food integrity with the right balance of moisture absorption and heat retention.

Materials/structure Dual-ply paper laminate.

When introduced 2015.

Status Interest in recycled paper and recyclable products is very high among customers.


Next is a bonus of two non-foodservice options worth noting.

Rick Lingle

Rick Lingle is senior technical editor of Packaging Digest. He’s been a packaging media journalist since 1985 specializing in food, beverage and plastic markets. He has a chemistry degree and has worked in food industry R&D for Standard Brands/Nabisco and the R.T. French Co. Reach him at [email protected] or 630-481-1426.

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