Compostable Adhesive Tape Launched by MONTA

Compostable Adhesive Tape

Addressing the need to find new sustainable solutions, monta, a German manufacturer and one of the leading suppliers of self-adhesive tape for packaging and industrial applications worldwide, has launched a new self-adhesive tape, monta biopack®.

The tape manufacturer, monta, provides an answer with its new monta biopack®: the first certified sustainable self-adhesive tape made in Germany. The carrier consists of a bio-based film, the natural rubber adhesive consists of predominantly renewable primary materials.

monta biopack® consists almost 90 percent of Renewable raw materials. The sustainable adhesive tape can be composted within a few months under industrial conditions and is thus returned to nature’s natural cycle.

TÜV Austria has tested these special properties and awarded monta biopack with the ‘Ok Compost Industrial’ label.

This monta innovation thus fulfills the strict requirements regarding compostability, biodegradability, ecotoxicity and material properties of the standards DIN EN 13432, ASTM D 6400-04, AS 4736 (2006) and ISO 17088 (2012) and is therefore demonstrably sustainable.

The eco-friendly monta biopack® offers strong benefits making it suitable for many applications. The carrier is robust with low elongation, its natural rubber adhesive ensures reliable adhesion to varied surfaces. The adhesive tape is tearable by hand and easy to unwind and apply. With a temperature range of -30°C to +70°C short term it plays in the league of the most resistant adhesive tapes. monta biopack® is therefore suitable for permanent closure of medium heavy to heavy cardboard boxes and can also be used in packaging machines.

It is Ideal also for sealing biodegradable bags and films and for bundling flowers and garden waste.

Thus monta biopack® is suitable for the permanent closure of medium-heavy to heavy cardboard boxes and can also be used in the packaging machine. This means that the latest monta development is made for floristry & horticulture, manufacturers of organic products,the green eCommerce business, organic retailers and anyone putting value on sustainability. The monta biopack® adhesive tape is characterized by the new ‘Green Line’ logo in the product core. monta biopack® is available in 80m x 50mm, 80m x 12mm and 1200m x 50mm.

Source: monta website

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