AgroPaper™ | Agricultural mulching |Smurfit Kappa
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The sustainable and biodegradable solution for agricultural mulching.

Smurfit Kappa have developed a revolutionary new paper to replace Polythene. Made from long pine fibres from sustainably managed forests in Northern Spain, AgroPaper™ enables efficient and eco-friendly mulching. It prevents weed growth but does not need to be removed after harvest as it is fully compostable and can be laid with existing machinery.

AgroPaper™ is fully compostable according to EN13432 with optimal temperature control so that it does not overheat the crop like the polythene. There are lower handling costs as the paper is fully compostable, creating organic material for the benefit of the ground.

Our collaboration with a well-know Agricultural Institute (INTIA) allows us to guarantee the performance of AgroPaper™

AgroPaper is currently financially supported by the European Union's LIFE programme to carry out the project Towards to zero plastic soil management agricultural practices - LIFE AgroPaper® (LIFE 19 ENV/ES/000404).

What are the features of AgroPaper™ ?

  • Mechanically placement.
  • Keeps an optimal ground temperature.
  • Prevents weed growth.
  • Biodegradable: It is shredded into the soil contributing to composting. 

What are the benefits of AgroPaper™ ?

  • Paper made with pine fibre, managed in a sustainable way.
  • Excellent weed control.
  • Durable storage.
  • Does not generate waste.
  • Fully compostable.
  • 100% circular economy. The future, today 

A guaranteed supply from a trusted source

Our certified Chain of Custody is your guarantee of a verifiably sustainable packaging supply chain.

At Smurfit Kappa we understand the importance of sustainability in everything we do, and see it as our responsibility to ensure the products we supply to our customers meet the highest chain of custody standards.

  • 100% of paper produced and sourced for our packaging solutions is FSC®, PEFC™ or SFI™ Chain of Custody certified

  • 90% of packaging supplied to customers is FSC®, PEFC™ or SFI™ Chain of Custody certified

Look out for our stamp of proof on your invoice to give you total peace of mind around the origin of your paper-based packaging.

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