Our strategy for
sustainability – in
word and deed

A multifaceted approach

Our strategy for producing sustainable and flexible packaging is based on our unique 6R Strategy. This strategy is intended to support us with the development of sustainable and innovative packaging solutions together with you and your products, and to inspire us to practice the sustainability concepts we preach.


Making efficient use of raw materials through sophisticated recycling systems


Replacing all packaging with a more sustainable alternative


As little as possible, as much as necessary


Using renewable materials


Making packaging either highly recyclable (cradle-to-cradle) or as biodegradable as possible


Taking full responsibility in word and deed

6R Strategy for sustainable packaging solutions

1. Recycle

Sophisticated recycling systems allow us to make efficient use of raw materials. This is why the BEUCKEGROUP has been developing a large number of recyclable types of packaging for its customers in recent years. This includes single-material packaging made from PP, PE, paper or polyolefin, all of which can also be used to produce high-barrier packaging. No matter whether we are talking flexible packaging or deep-drawn lids, here at the BEUCKEGROUP, we are fully aware of the importance of environmentally-friendly products and are already making a valuable contribution to the circular economy with our innovative recyclable packing.

2. Reinvent

Our 6R Strategy is a pledge to our customers that we will replace all packaging that contains conventional materials with a more sustainable alternative. This means that we will need to reinvent packaging in terms of the materials used to produce it and use creative approaches to replace them with more sustainable solutions. For us, “reinventing” means combining product protection, economy and ecology and offering our customers added value.

3. Reduction

We produce our sustainable packaging solutions on the basis of the principle of “as little as possible, as much as necessary”. In doing so, we always strive to utilise innovative substrates and packaging solutions that are guaranteed to offer the same features and level of product protection, but require less material to do so.

4. Renewable

We will only be able to make the best possible use of the natural resources on the earth if we start curbing the use of non-renewable resources and replace them with renewable and hence sustainable alternatives. This is why the BEUCKEGROUP only uses FSC certified paper and is able to replace substrates produced from fossil fuels with renewable alternatives.

5. Rot

The BEUCKEGROUP's vision for the future is based on two key factors that all future packaging should be based on. 1. Packaging should either be highly recyclable, which would mean that its materials would be reused in line with Cradle-to-Cradle design. 2. Or it should be highly biodegradable, which is an alternative that the BEUCKEGROUP’s R&D has already successfully realised in a number of packaging concepts for our customers. These packaging concepts decompose with leaving close to no residue.

6. Responsibility

Last but by no means least, the 6th “R” of our strategy for producing sustainable packaging solutions expresses our commitment to taking responsibility. The BEUCKEGROUP is dedicated to taking full responsibility in word and deed. From sustainable offices to energy and CO² reduction across the entire value chain.

Your expert in sustainable packaging – get in touch now

Do not hesitate to contact us

Christopher Niestrath

R&D Manager Packaging