WE WANT TO ELIMINATE SINGLE-USE PLASTIC BAGS

BY ENABLING COMMON BAG PLASTIC PRODUCERS TO USE OUR NEW RAW MATERIAL

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Our company

Our company belongs to the Sillicon Valley group, Elite Group of Innovation worldwide.

Chilean company with 3 years of operation dedicated to the development and innovation of packaging products, flexible packaging, rigid, among others, which are friendly to the environment. The company is recognized by University Singularity and Sillicon Valley , where our products are the best innovation in Latin America, a prize awarded at the Summit Conference held in March 2018 in Chile.

WE WANT TO ELIMINATE SINGLE-USE PLASTIC BAGS...

Solubag invented a new raw material made by a synthesis from calcium carbide and natural gas.
Our environmentally friendly bags can be completely dissolve in 5 minutes in water instead of up to 500 years without contamination.

...ENABLING COMMON BAG PLASTIC PRODUCERS TO USE OUR NEW RAW MATERIAL

The bags can be produce in the same machinery that currently manufacture flexible films, replacing the plastic for Solubag raw material

SOLUBAG ALSO AIMS TO REPLACE REUSABLE BAGS

Thanks to the same raw material and a different formulation, Solubag produces water-soluble reusable fabric bags

SOLUBAG SELLS THE FABRIC BAGS THROUGH DISTRIBUTORS

The business model for this product is different than for non-plastic bags. Solubag produces the bags and sells them through distributors or directly to retailers

Either we replace plastic, or we forget
about our planet

Annually, 5 trillion plastic bags are used worldwide
70% of them end up in the environment

What We Do

Solubag is a biodegradable material for the creation of non-polluting bags. The material was created in 2014

Company recognized by University Singularity and Sillicon Valley , where our products are the best innovation in Latin America, a prize awarded at the Summit Conference held in March 2018 in Chile.

PATENTED RAW MATERIAL

2 INNOVATIVE PRODUCTS

COLD-WATER SOLUBLE

NON-PLASTIC BAGS

HOT-WATER SOLUBLE

FABRIC BAGS

500
MILLION plastic bags / year
350
MILLION end up in earth
7
MILLION every minute
500
YEARS to dicompose

SOLUBAG: REVOLUTIONARY RAW MATERIAL

Competitive Environment

Solubag’s raw material can be extruded in any plastic extrusion machine, which allows it to be scaled very fast. We are making alliances with bag plastics producers to be our partners.

PLASTIC BAG

  • Low cost

  • Takes 500 years to decompose

  • Made of non-renewable resource

  • Many countries bans the single use plastic bags.

COMPOSTABLE BAG

  • Takes around 180 days to degrade.

  • Need a Composting stage, not common over the world.

  • It is required to separate from plastic materials before being recycled.

  • Use food as base material.

PAPER BAG

  • Biodegradable.

  • Lead to deforestation.

  • Requires a lot of water, energy, chemicals in their production and recycling.

  • High carbon feet impact

FABRIC BAG

  • Reusable

  • A fabric bag of PP needs to be used at least 149 times and a cotton bag 52 times to have a positive impact on climate change.

  • Expensive if use natural fibers.

  • Difficult for recycling

WHO WE ARE

Our team.

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Extensive experience in flexible packaging and recycling industry. For the last 12 years he has worked in various companies in Latin America, Europe and Asia. He dedicated the last 5 years of his career developing new products and commercial patents.

ROBERTO ASTETE Co-Founder
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Extensive experience as an international VP of sales, especially in the banking industry for Banco Santander. He is also a successful entrepreneur and has created various companies, including plastic companies for different industries.

CRISTIAN OLIVARES Co-Founder
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Experience as General Manager and COO at Pastic UPC S.A. a company of the group Del Monte Fresh S.A., he has developed new products, led innovation projects for production and design of plastic products and managed more than 350 people.

PATRICIO CABEZAS Co-Founder
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He has worked actively in material research and in the development of laundry detergent products. He works as General Counsel for Solubag orienting strategic decisions and managing the national and international development from a legal perspective.

ALEJANDRO CASTRO Co-Founder

Contact Us

Get in touch and let's make something great together. Let's save our planet.

info@solubag.cl +56232486126 | Chile - HeadQuarters

ivar.reiz@solubag.eu +420724724461 | Europe

santiago.totaro@solubag.cl +5491131109383 | Argentina

jorge.crocco@solubag.cl +5213314664546 | México

wiliam.trujillo@solubag.cl +51991532921 | Peru

deepu.a@solubag.cl +918408899988 | India

yelkys.gutierrez@solubag.cl +50766125496 | Panama

Where To Find Us

Chile - HQ
Mexico
Europe

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