Cardboard Bread Tag FAQ2021-08-09T09:39:56+12:00

Bread Tag FAQ

What are the bread tags made from?2021-08-04T16:27:19+12:00

The bread tags are made from 100% recycled cardboard that is food grade safe.

Why was cardboard chosen as the material for our sustainable bread tags?2021-08-04T16:28:20+12:00

Our dedicated Research and Development as well as Sustainability teams explored a myriad of solutions from bamboo to corn starch and everything in between. Cardboard was selected for its strength, durability and sustainability, being both 100% recyclable and made from 100% recycled cardboard.

Will the cardboard bread tags keep my bread fresh?2021-08-09T09:34:08+12:00

There will be no compromise on freshness or taste.

How does the integrity of the tag hold up after several days use, or after storage in the freezer?2021-08-09T09:35:12+12:00

The tags have gone through rigorous testing and have demonstrated durability in even the toughest, and coldest of conditions.

Why are there different colours on the tags? What does this mean?2021-08-04T16:31:36+12:00

We use colour charting on our tags to help merchandisers identify and rotate product, preventing food waste.

How are the bread tags recycled?2021-08-09T09:36:45+12:00

Bürgen cardboard bread tags can be recycled in kerbside recycling bins. The best way to do this is to tuck the tag inside other paper or cardboard products (such as a used envelope), to give them the best chance of being upcycled into a new product.

Why do I have to put my cardboard bread tag in another piece of recycling?2021-08-09T09:37:16+12:00

The size of the tags requires them to be tucked inside a similar waste stream, such as paper or cardboard (a used envelope is perfect), before placing them in your kerbside recycling bin. This prevents the tags from being lost or caught during transportation to the recycling plant, ensuring the best chance of being recycled.

Do you have a plan for replacing the plastic bags?2021-08-09T09:38:33+12:00

That is something we have our eye on. But that is a much larger and difficult project to crack. In the meantime we are encouraging our shoppers to recycle the bags via the Soft Plastic Recycling program of which we are a member of and now operates in both islands.