Green & Mean


If you sell food for a living, you are aware of the ever-increasing options for "green packaging." Imperial Bag & Paper is committed to the "green" movement and has the largest inventory of eco-friendly food packaging containers in Manhattan, if not the entire East Coast. If you want products from renewable resources like corn, potato, sugar cane or bulrush (cattail)-or if you are looking for recycled paper or plastic-we have it!


Please contact me at if you would like any samples of the green packaging lines distributed by Imperial Bag & Paper to food service operators in Long Island, Manhattan, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Boston, Washington, DC, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Brooklyn, Queens, Chicago and Connecticut.

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  • 3 Compartment Fiber Taco Clamshell

    There are three separate sections, allowing your tacos to stand upright and be easily carried out by your customers. 

    • 100% Compostable
    • Perforated Hinged Lid
    • 300/Case
    • Sturdy, strong and eco-friendly

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  • Bridge-Gate Biodegradable Containers & Plates

    Great new eco-friendly packaging options from Bridge-Gate! These containers are made from the non-edible portion of wheat and are a bit stronger than traditional bagasse (sugar cane) containers & plates. Increase your “green-ness” perception with these natural, non bleached containers & plates. Your tree hugging customers will love them!

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  • Compostable Compartmented Pulp Containers | by Sabert
    • Divided 2 or 3 compartmented containers perfect for boxed lunches and small meals
    • Temperature tested for hot and cold food applications

    • Premium leak-resistant lid prevents spillage during transit

    • Best in class natural-look highlights the importance of food quality

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  • Compostable Divided Insert | by Sabert
    • 100% Recyclable and Compostable
    • Multiple base and lid options allow for a variety of configurations for any application.

    • Ensure customers take home the very best in food presentation.
    • Perfect for dine in, takeout and delivery

    • Designed to fit multiple base options
    • Perfect for tacos, wraps, pitas and more

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  • Compostable Takeout Containers | by Sabert
    • New 24oz, 32oz, and New 48 oz Terrapac Fiber Pulp Bowls
    • 3 Bases x 3 Lids = 9 combinations
    • Sustainable Packaging 
    • All bowls certified recyclable and BPI certified compostable 
    • Unbeatable quality and performance meet a variety of food applications
    • Multiple bowl sizes with interchangeable lids allow for ultimate versatility with fewer SKUs.

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  • Compostable Wooden Cutlery By VerTerra
    THESE ARE the most amazing and intriguing utensils you will ever eat with! VerTerra Wooden Cutlery is premium 100% compostable, all natural, single-use wooden cutlery that delivers stunning
    more than plastic.

    FORK - Famous for being able to pierce a raw carrot, its strong tines will not deflect and bend the way plastic tines do.
    KNIFE - The unique serrated blade is strong enough to easily cut steak yet sharp enough to slice a ripe tomato.
    SPOON - Filling the needs of spoons, the VerTerra Wooden Cutlery spoon is strong enough to dig into hard ice cream

    VerTerra is:

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  • Corrugated Food Takeout Boxes | by Burrows Packaging

    Constructed with a sturdy light weight micro-flute, Eco-Flute® will balance moisture, resist grease and retain heat so the quality of the food is maintained.

    Eco-Flute® is also a smart choice for the environment as a superior alternative to polystyrene products. With the ability to reduce overall disposal costs, all Eco-Flute® products are compostable and made from recycled materials. They are also stackable, easy to store, and come pre-assembled. Burrows offers a number of standard Eco-Flute® sizes, designs and styles and can also customize virtually any order with graphic designs or product specifications.

    Eco-Flute® Pure White
    Offers a pristine surface with a simple, minimalistic look. Burrows’ environmentally friendly production process gives customers the benefits of a pure white product without the harmful chemical bleaching process.

    Eco-Flute® Stock Prints
    Add pizzazz to any takeout order. Choose from standard prints, or create a custom solution!

    Eco-Flute® Natural
    With its down-to-earth feel and natural brown color, it’s an especially appropriate choice for environmentally conscious consumers.

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  • Delta Paper’s Paper Nuts

    Made from 100% Recycled Materials
    Because Paper Nuts are made from 100% recycled materials, (both post consumer and post industrial paper) they are clean, safe, nonpolluting, and low in particulates. PaperNuts® are easily recycled. When discarded, they biograde when exposed to water.

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  • EarthShell Biodegradable Plates And Bowls

    Great new biodegradable product that is made of 100% potato waste and made in the USA, lessening its carbon footprint.Has good insulating properties, is microwaveable, and is totally biodegradable!

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  • GreenBox Pizza Box

    The GreenBox pizza box (featured on ABC’s Shark Tank, CBS’s Rachael Ray Show etc.) is a multi-functional, eco-friendly pizza box that transforms into four plates & a handy container for leftovers, eliminating the need for wasteful storage materials like disposable plates, plastic wrap & aluminum foil.  Our product is available in 10”, 12”, 14”, 16” and 18”, is customizable to any size and can be produced with artwork in up to four colors on either kraft or white. 

    We like to think of it as the pizza box of the 21st century.

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  • Greenstripe Sugarcane Plates & Bowls | by Eco Products
    • Made from 100% renewable and reclaimed resources
    • Made with sugarcane, a rapidly renewable resource
    • Meet ASTM standards for compostability, BPI certified
    • Grease and cut resistant
    • Molded construction designed for strength and style
    • 24/40oz. bowls are great for rice and pasta and perfect for take-out applications by adding a lid (EP-BLRLID)
    • For use with hot or cold foods
    • Microwave and freezer safe

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  • Hudson Bag & Box Custom Printed Millenary Boxes

    The word “Millinery” refers to a myriad of box styles and shapes.
    • Traditional Round & Oval “Hat” Boxes
    • Rigid Set Up Boxes
    • Wrapped & Ready Folding Boxes
    • Rigid and Combination, 2 piece Interchangeable Boxes
    • Rectangular, Cube, Heart & Octagonal Boxes
    • Hinged & Metal Edge Boxes

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