When storing ice pops for retail customers, I need to package them in a freezer-safe ,clear wrapping. I would like for it to be compostable, but apparently the compostable cellophane options are not freezer safe, and ruin the flavor of the contents inside. I have looked into polypropylene which is recyclable but not biodegradable. I've also looked into wax paper, butcher paper, and all of them either seem to absorb too much moisture or cannot protect from freezer burn. Can anyone shed some light on something that may be more sustainable?

Thanks in advance.

  • Welcome to Sustainable Living! From what I've seen plastic suitable for freezing is always made from traditional non-compostable plastic. I'm not sure if compostable plastics exists for these purposes. Perhaps something that can be washed and reused is an option? Small glass jars for example? – THelper Aug 23 '18 at 8:13
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    For an ice pop, do you care about freezer burn? They aren't going to be in your freezer long enough, and I think the FB effect would only concentrate the flavour on the surface. Also: Are you selling frozen ones ready to eat, or liquid ones that people take home to freeze and eat later? – Sherwood Botsford Sep 3 '18 at 17:16

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