There's more to shipping than just moving parcels from point A to B. It also requires making strategic choices that can have significant impact on both your bottom line and the environment. It goes beyond offering cheaper shipping rates or ensuring deliveries arrive early or on time.

To truly make a difference, businesses must also consider the manner in which they ship out items. And a huge part of that involves utilising methods that have minimal negative impact on the environment. And with World Environment Day just around the corner, it definitely pays to have eco-friendly options.

Our recent 2024 Small Business Survey provides a glimpse into the shift towards sustainability: 73% of respondents prioritise sustainability and are keen on implementing more eco-friendly practices. What’s even more promising is that 88% plan to use more sustainable packaging solutions, such as recycled materials and alternatives to plastics, within the next six months.


Presenting Sendle’s eco-friendly packaging options

Sendle offers two innovative and sustainable products that are friendly for businesses and the environment: Compostable and POLLAST!C satchels.

A woman carrying compostable satchelsA man carrying Sendle POLLAST!C™ satchels


Hello, Compostable satchels.

Made from biodegradable materials, our Compostable satchels may look and feel a bit like plastic, but they are made from 100% biodegradable materials: corn starch, PLA (made from corn) and PBAT (Polybutyrate Adipate Terephthalate). These waterproof satchels will arrive safely at your customers door and will reinforce your commitment to sustainability.

A man packing up his products using mailers satchels Sendle

You know what else makes these special? Our satchels can be safely disposed of. These have passed the Australian AS 5810 standard, meaning they are certified biodegradable. Once done, simply toss it to a home (or commercial) compost and they'll decompose within 180 days. They're also worm-friendly!

This packaging does its job and then returns to the Earth.


  • 245mm X 335mm
  • Made from 100% biodegradable materials
  • Waterproof and carbon neutral
  • Passed Australian AS 5810 standards
  • Tear-resistant
  • Shelf life of up to 6 months after purchase when stored correctly
  • Fully compostable within 180 days (home or commercial composting)

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Saving the ocean one parcel at a time

Plastic waste is one of two leading causes of water pollution. In fact, approximately 75 to 199 million tons of plastic are in the oceans — and will likely outweigh all fish in the oceans by 2050. Imagine that!

Here's the kicker: 46% of plastic waste comes from packaging. According to Statista, plastic packaging use will reach an estimated 4.5 billion pounds by 2025. That's A LOT of potential ocean pollutant.

A man packing his items inside the POLLAST!C™ satchels by Sendle

Developed by Better Packaging Co., POLLAST!C satchels offer one step towards the solution to a global crisis. Made from 100% recyclable Ocean-bound plastics, these innovative, repurposed packaging can help reduce the amount of waste that goes into the ocean. Not only that, these satchels are responsible for creating jobs for communities through plastic collection. Each satchel has two sticky strips so be sure to use at least twice.

This is packaging with a purpose.


  • 245mm x 325mm
  • Made from 100% recyclable Ocean-bound plastic
  • Double sticky strip for easy reuse
  • Carbon neutral
  • Reusable and recyclable
  • Made of tough material that can endure for a long time

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Why choose Sendle’s sustainable packaging solutions?

When you choose to ship with either the Compostable or POLLAST!C satchel, you are taking an active role in reducing plastic waste and minimising your carbon footprint. And since these satchels are reasonably priced, they can make a difference to your bottom line.

Furthermore, for consumers who appreciate businesses that prioritise sustainability, using sustainable packaging can be a powerful branding statement. Such eco-friendly practices can help you retain and obtain loyal and new customers, respectively.

“The new Sendle satchels are really cool. But even better than their design and colour is the fact that they use recycled plastic, keeping the oceans, keeping the planet protected.”

Raphael McGowan, Founder of bakslap

Ship smart when you ship on the bright side.

As a business, your shipping choices matter. Each decision you make will have an impact on your costs, brand, customer loyalty – and the planet. When you choose to use packaging that’s good for the environment, you’re taking an active approach to shaping a greener future one delivery at a time.


Ship sustainably with Sendle

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