Bioflex Sustainable Packaging Waste to Energy

Bioflex® Waste to Energy Packaging

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Sustainable Recovery: The Answer to your Packaging Waste That Can’t be Recycled at Home

When it comes to environmental responsibility, Layfield is leading the way with its innovative Bioflex® sustainable packaging. This product was designed to have the energy harnessed and converted to natural gas or electricity, utilizing infrastructure that exists today in many modern landfills.

Why Choose Bioflex®?

BioFlex™ delivers a product that matches the qualities of your current packaging while offering a sustainable edge. Your customers don’t have to change their behaviours to make a positive environmental impact and it can be seamlessly integrated into your supply chain.

How to use Bioflex®?

It's easy for consumers! 
Unlike other solutions, BioFlex™ utilizes existing infrastructure and does not require consumers to change their habits. Simply throw the empty bag into the trash can for landfill pickup.


*For every 1 pound of discarded BioFlex® packages, you could power an electric car for 12 kms or 7 miles.

Modern Landfills Are Capturing Energy with Waste!

Most modern landfills are equipped to capture the Land Fill Gas (LFG) produced by the BioFlex® package and convert it into renewable and sustainable energy. In the U.S., there are currently 550 modern landfill projects, and in Canada, there are 64 projects.


The energy generation facility recycles BioFlex® into renewable energy, just simply discard the used package into the waste bin. It's that easy!  

BioFlex's Benefits and Highlights

  • Food safe / FDA compliant

  • Performs the same as conventional plastic laminated materials, both physical and mechanical properties

  • Manufacturing equipment modifications are not required

  • No need to change consumers' habits

  • Designed to increase biogas in a landfill within its useful life cycle

  • Designed to convert into energy within a modern landfill environment

  • The renewable green energy can be used to power homes in communities, provide heat and light for homes, and fuel vehicles on the road

  • ASTM verifiable (D5526 & D5511) & Bio-Methane Potential (BMP) validation 

    Environmental Benefits of Landfill Gas

Environmental Benefits of Landfill Gas

Landfill gas reduces greenhouse gasses produced by fossil fuels including natural gas, coal, diesel, and other fuel oil. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimated for 2012 that landfill gas recovery projects had an environmental benefit equivalent to:

  • 21 million acres of pine or fir forests

  • emissions from 238 million barrels of oil consumed

  • annual greenhouse gas emissions from 20 million passenger vehicles

  • generates renewable energy 24hrs/day, seven days a week and is not dependent on weather conditions

  • supplies more renewable energy than solar power

  • has an online reliability of greater than 90 percent.

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