4.9 Star Google Rating BadgeIf you and your customers value sustainability, eco-friendly biodegradable packaging is a must-have.

Making your packaging as green as possible might seem easier said than done but a few small changes in the right direction can make a world of difference to you, your customers, and the planet.

That’s where seed paper comes in. Not only is it biodegradable and waste-free, it also gives back to the Earth by growing plants that are beneficial to local ecosystems.

Below you’ll find an overview of the benefits of choosing seed paper packaging, common questions and answers, price ranges, and more!

Benefits of Biodegradable Packaging Made with Seed Paper

Eco-friendly Packaging & Seed Paper

Common Questions About Seed Paper Packaging ​

  • Toppers and belly bands
  • Insert cards and tags
  • Small boxes or envelopes
  • Box filler
  • Candle dust covers
  • Large boxes (anything larger than 11″ x 17″ when flat/unfolded)
  • Boxes for heavyweight items
  • Packaging food items
  • Packaging liquids
  • Structural inserts

NOTE: If you sell your products internationally, we don’t recommend seed paper packaging due to seed import regulations.

The cost of seed paper packaging will vary depending on the size, complexity, and quantity purchased. We will provide a custom quote for you when we know more about your project. Below is a guide of approximate ranges you can expect for various custom-printed packaging products:

  • Tags – $0.30 – $1.60 per unit
  • Backer cards – $0.60 – $2.15 per unit
  • Dust covers – $0.60 – $2.05 per unit
  • Flat inserts – $1.05 – $3.55 per unit
  • Belly bands – $0.50 – $1.50  per unit
  • Box filler – $5.80 – $9.00 per pound
  • Standard template boxes (pillow, pyramid, cube) – $1.45 – $4.15 per unit
  • Smaller custom envelopes (Smaller than A2) – $1.00 – $2.95 per unit
  • Larger custom envelopes (A2 and Larger) – $3.00 – $5.00 per unit
  • Custom folded or shaped inserts – $2.50 – $4.50 per unit
  • Custom boxes – $2.00 – $7.00 per unit

NOTE: If your project requires a custom-made die, there is a charge of approximately $300 (to be confirmed upon receipt of artwork). The die is then yours for life, so you can use it for future orders.

{case study} B.A.R.E. Soaps Seed Paper Packaging


This post shares how B.A.R.E. Soaps used plantable seed paper packaging for their all-natural products to live up to their “good for you and good for others” motto and get noticed. Not only have they saved over 28,000 square feet of plastic, but they also continue to promote their socially-conscious vision and do good for the planet!

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Explore these popular biodegradable packaging options and request a quote for your project. They are all made with seed paper that will grow colorful wildflowers when planted in soil!

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