Why Natur-Tec®?

Why Natur-Tec®?

We're more than bioplastics

We help people meet their sustainability goals!

Whether that means making organic waste diversion possible for an organization, helping citizens work with their city’s yard waste guidelines and plastic bag usage, or being a part of someone’s home composting goals. Our products are certified by the BPI to do what we say they will do – return to nature in a composting environment.

So you can trust that your use of Natur-Bag® products will help make your world a better place.

We're Involved

Members of our team are involved in organizations dedicated to giving back to our communities and supporting zero-waste, recycling and composting, and sustainability.

Supporting Zero-Waste and Sustainability

Zero-Waste is a Journey…Not a Destination

We know whether you’re working towards zero-waste, LEED certification, or simply trying to focus on sustainability, there will be challenges.  Our team of dedicated experts is here to support you on your journey and help ensure your success.  We can assist in planning and development, signage and marketing, custom products, and more!

We only produce certified compostable products. 

Powerful Global Supply Chain

We control our supply chain from start to finish

At Natur-Tec®, we control our supply chain from product research and development to the finished product.  Our engineers and scientists develop our certified compostable resins and technologies in our labs in the United States, India, and China.  Our finished products are then produced within a network of global contractor partners – captive to our brands.  These subcontractors use Natur-Tec® resins and technologies to produce Natur-Tec® products.

All Natur-Tec® products are subject to quality control checks prior to release for sale ensuring our customers receive the highest quality products.

Technical Capabilities

Natur-Tec® researches and develops biobased and compostable formulations, compounds, and products in the United States, Europe, and Asia. We conceptualize, create, and improve our products based on changing market demands and needs, legislation, and our commitment to provide the highest performing products.

Our team has years of experience working in collaboration with global brand owners to develop and commercialize advanced technology.

Our world-class labs, located in the United States, India, and China, use the most modern technology to research and develop biobased and compostable performance based formulations. Our engineers utilize in-house technology to produce and test our products and their applications.

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Quality Control

We believe quality and consistency are keys to success.

All of our resins, films, and cutlery are tested prior to delivery to the client. We ensure our products adhere to relevant ASTM and global standards, all formulations are correct and accurate, and product performance meets or exceeds our standards.

Testing Our Products
Our Quality Control team uses advanced tools to test all Natur-Tec® products. Our in-house testing equipment includes (but not limited to) an Instron 5544 Universal Testing Machine, Benz Falling Dart Tester, Digitalized Thwing-Albert Elmendorf Tear Tester, TMI XNR-400 Melt Flow Tester, and tools to test load capacity.

What we test
Film: Tear resistance, Impact resistance, Elongation, Strength, Formulation
Cutlery: Compressive extension and rigidity, both in and out of hot water.
Resins: Formulation, density, moisture, melt flow index

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