Biotrē | Compostable Packaging | Sustainability


Our Biotrē™ product line started in 2011 as our starting point down the path of true sustainability, and our journey is far from over. At TricorBraun Flex we continue to expand our Biotrē™ films and with each film we develop we get closer to our simple goal; providing the industry with packaging that protects both product and the planet.


TricorBraun Flex is excited to announce that Biotre 3.0 has received the BPI Certification mark from the Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI)! The 

BPI Certification mark indicates third-party verification of compostability for manufacturers and brand owners to use on products and packaging and for consumers, end-users, and composters to use when determining whether or not a product or package is compostable.  BPI is the only third-party verification of ASTM standards for compostable products in North America. Read the full press release.

At TricorBraun Flex we are committed to pursuing sustainable packaging while offering structures that will protect your product. We are continuously working on the next generation of sustainable options and are proud of our ongoing committment to our award winning Biotrē™ Packaging lines.

TB Flex is your resource to sustainability and recyclability claims in flexible packaging. Learn more about TB Flex & Recyclability.

Read here for our 2021 Biotre Statement on marketing claims on packaging in the State of California (revised 8/13/2021).



Biotrē™ 1.0

Biotrē™ 1.0 has been available since 2011 and has become well-established as an earth-friendly packaging option for a variety of applications. 

  • Made from 60% (by weight) renewable plant based resources
  • 60% breaks down in to healthy compost using processes from OECD and conditions taken from ASTM standards
  • Earth friendly, heat sealable, barrier material
  • Available in all our Biotrē stock packaging lines.

The Evolution

Biotrē™ 1.0: 60% compostable/60% renewable, not including the valve.

Biotrē™ 2.0: 60% compostable/All renewable film layers and degassing valve body. Currently available in our custom packaging.

Biotrē™ 3.0: Majority of film layers are made from plant based sources. Curbside compostable per ASTM. Not currently available with degassing valve.

Biotrē Stock Packaging Formats

Biotre packaging comes in three different formats, ranging in size from 8 oz to 2 lbs. Whether you’re looking for environmentally friendly coffee bags or compostable pouches, TricorBraun Flex has an environmentally friendly option for you! 

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