Barrier Properties

EnviroFlex® Paper offers a range of barrier solutions, from overwraps for general purpose and hygiene, to shelf stable applications with high oxygen, moisture and grease barrier requirements. EnviroFlex products do not contain substances of concern.

Enviroflex paper cold seal packaging


EnviroFlex® Paper is available as converted rollstock or pre-made pouch. Our capabilities include package types such as flow wraps, sachets, pillow bags.

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On-Pack Claims

EnviroFlex® Paper was designed with recyclability in mind and has been pre-qualified to carry the paper stream How2Recycle® label in North America. See examples and note that on-product label may vary based on final application and local availability of recycling resources.


Sonoco offers standard and advanced flexographic as well as rotogravure printing for high-speed, high-quality output. For cost-effective, efficient printing, even when runs are smaller, we specialize in pre-press services and combo printing to make the most out of every impression.

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Enviroflex paper pouch

EnviroFlex® PE

EnviroFlex® PE, is available as a pouch or rollstock and provides the durability and processability expected from polyethylene in a store drop-off recyclable structure

Engineered to be a mono-material lamination, EnviroFlex PE has been pre-qualified in North America to carry the “store drop off / plastic” How2Recycle® label indicating ease of recyclability (where available).

  • Ideal for a wide range of foods including confections, snacks, dry or dehydrated
  • Flow wrap options for single serve snacks, personal care, baby and household items
  • Available as a premade pouch or rollstock, with or without barrier
  • Runs on both vertical and horizontal form-fill-seal machines
  • Cold seal structures available in metallized, clear, or high barrier film

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Enviroflex PE pouches, wrap and film

EnviroFlex® PCR

For multi-layer applications requiring extra durability or barrier performance, end of-life recycling options remain out of reach. As we wait while the global recycling infrastructure improves, the best way to achieve sustainability attributes today is to add renewable or recycled raw materials into the manufacturing process.

EnviroFlex® PCR is a high-barrier, high durability film that is made with post-consumer recycled content secured from both mechanical and advanced recycling operations.

  • Available as a premade pouch or rollstock
  • Ideal for coffee, pet foods, or other items requiring enhanced pouch performance

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Enviroflex PCR pouch and wrap

Markets That Can Benefit from EnviroFlex® Paper

  • Woman playing with her cat

    Pet Care

    Choose from a wide variety of packaging specifically for the pet care market—from pouches to flexible packaging and retail-ready paper containers.
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  • Food & Powdered Beverage

    We offer solutions for all types of food and beverage packaging—from paperboard to renewable fiber to flexible plastic.
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  • Dried bananas, raisins, nuts, and other snacks mixed together

    Snacks & Confections

    Whether you’re packing chips or nuts, cookies or candy, trail mix or cereal, our packaging can be tailored to fit your product and process.
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