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There are many types of polythene (and other materials) packaging. Manufactured to standard sizes and colours but a good manufacturer will also offer custom made packaging. You may order a different or unusual size, choose from other available colours and / or have your logo printed on any type of packaging.

We recommend Polybags Ltd, a leading UK packaging manufacturer and supplier of a huge range of conventional, biodegradable and degradable packaging. With lots of stocked packaging products including carrier bags and display bags for retail or presentation, plastic sheeting, film on the roll and layflat tubing (LFT) for custom sized bags (Polybags also provides quality heat sealers), bubble packaging, rubbish and waste sacks and much more. Printed carriers and bespoke manufactured bags and polythene film can be extruded, printed and tailored to your exact needs.

We tried to show here some of the most commonly used types of packaging with a brief explanation of what they are but make sure you visit our recommended suppliers for more detailed information.

Polythene packaging

Polythene packaging is generally used as the packaging term that covers items like Clear Polythene Bags, Grip Seal Bags, Polythene Plastic Sheeting, Stretch Film & Pallet Wrap, Shrink Wrap Film and Pallet covers.

Wide sheeting

Wide sheeting is often termed Builders Rolls and is used to cover large areas in decorating and building environments as well as acting as a very good waterproof membrane.

Black sheeting

Black sheeting is used to create a light proof cover, for security, and in uses where heat absorption is desirable as black absorbs heat.

Builders Rolls

Specialists in plastic sheeting and builders rolls with great prices and discounts on brick sacks, rubble sacks, builders rolls, plastic sheeting.

Damp Proof Sheeting

A damp proof sheet is a plastic membrane used as an underlay for a concrete floor. This waterproof sheet is laid between the insulation layer and the sand base, and offers the concrete protection against damp. The concrete is then poured on top of the insulation.

Polythene Covers

Polythene covers is the ideal product for general protection in storage or transit. Waterproof and water resistant, polythene from the packaging store is centre-folded on a roll for ease of storage.

Bin Bags

A bin bag is a disposable bag used to collect and contain rubbish. They offer a convenient and sanitary way of collecting and disposing of waste, domestic refuse and litter.

Waste Sacks

Produced with recycled film and very strong, waste sacks are ideal for clearing office, garden and building rubbish.

Rubble Sacks

Rubble sacks are extra strong, 520 gauge heavy duty bags. Rubble bags are ideal for heavy masonry and brick removal and or disposal.

Clear Polythene Bags

Plastic bags or pouches are a type of packaging for containing frozen food, fresh produce, snacks, hardware, etc. They are generally made from a single roll of film on a horizontal or vertical form fill sealing machine.

Carrier Bags

Manufactured in a range of coloured plastic with patch handles these promotional retail bags are probably the most popular conference and trade show promotional carrier bags around. With a large print area your logo is sure to get noticed. Carrier Bags include vest carrier bags, paper carrier bags, dispensing bags and sheets, food bags, varigauge bags and patch handle bags.

Display Bags

Display Bags come in a huge range of sizes and can be used for everything from photo covers, poster and art-print covers, packages for shirts and clothes, flower sleeves to food bags and are particularly good wrappers for presenting sweets, cakes and biscuits.

Mailing Bags

Mailing bags come in a wide variety of styles, shapes and sizes and can be made from a wide variety of materials that include paper, plastic, vinyl and canvas, as well as others. Mailing Bags include Jiffy bags and padded envelopes, document enclosed envelopes, mailing boxes, polythene mailers and mail order bags, tamper evident mailers and courier sacks.

Protective packaging

This is packaging used to protect goods in transit or in storage and includes Bubble Wrap Packaging such as anti-static bubble wrap rolls, anti-static bubble bags, bubble wrap and bubble bags, Protective Sleeving and Polythene Net Bags, Loose Void Fill and Air Pillows.


Bargain Packaging
Learn everything about flexible packaging, plastic packaging and polythene packaging. Buy from the best UK suppliers of packaging at bargain prices

Packaging 2u
Experts in polythene packaging and polybags. We offer great prices with discounted polythene packaging suppliers. Browse our website for lots of different types of polybags and polythene packaging

Website specialised in all sorts of polythene film and polythene packaging. Find the answers for all your questions about polythene and buy from selected manufacturers.

Buy Polythene Bags
Buy polythene bags at the lowest prices direct from manufacturers. With information about polythene packaging and plastic bags.

Polythene Bags
Polythene Bags specialises in poly bags and plastic carrier bags. With information on types of polythene packaging available and where to purchase good quality poly products.

Bag Suppliers
Dedicated plastic bag suppliers with lots of types, colours and sizes available to suit all your needs.

Research & Resources

For more detailed information about polythene packaging, read articles or browse the directories that we have selected for you.

Plastic Bags
Plastic Bags is a free plastic packaging directory. Find great websites with lots of information and packaging products.

Goldstork is an interesting, best of the web style directory with lots of useful or unusual websites. Goldstork also offers a vault with only selected packaging websites.

Packaging Knowledge:
Packaging Knowledege is an online magazine with news on the world of packaging. Read articles and find lots of information about many types of packaging.

Eco Friendly Alternatives

People often think that packaging made from plastics (specially polythene) is a bad thing for the environment. Although not know to many, plastic packaging is actually very efficient with a very low carbon footprint and also with the advantage of being recyclable using less energy than other products like glass for example.

The following sites specialise in environmentally-friendly packaging:

Discount Biodegradable Bags
All your questions about biodegradable bags and degradable plastics answered - why we should use them, how they work, which ones are really eco-friendly, plus the best discount prices and deals on biodegradable bags and other environmentally friendly packaging.

Environmental Bags
Environmental bags is a website specialising in compostable, biodegradable and degradable bags. It discusses the use of green bags, what biodegradable and degradable really means and where to buy good quality environmentally-friendly bags.