One of our most popular range of products that we currently supply is our range of different mailing bags. The use of mailing bags has made a huge impact on how businesses are now packaging some of their items. Mailing bags are a suitable way to send items that require a reliable and secure protection whilst in transit. Mailing bags are very light which means both individuals and businesses can save a significant amount when it comes to postage costs.

So the question is could your business benefit from using mailing bags? Well keep reading and decide for yourself.

Eco-Friendly Mailing Bags

What are mailing bags?

Mailing Bags & Sacks are an alternative solution to cardboard boxes when packaging certain items. Items such as clothing and magazines are perfect examples of when to use our mailing bag packaging supplies as a low cost alternative. There are a wide range of different mailing bags available and they all offer great protection of items during transit and meet different needs.

What are the types of mailing bags?

  • Eco Mailing Bags - eco friendly mailing sacks & bags are a environmentally friendly mailing bag solution. They offer the same high quality protection as polythene mailing bags but are manufactured from sugar cane.
  • Paper Mailing Bags - paper mailing sacks & bags are another environmentally friendly mailing bag solution but these are manufactured from recycle Kraft paper. They offer the same high quality protection as polythene mailing bags.
  • Standard Polythene Mailing Bags - standard grey polythene mailing sacks & bags are our most favourable mailing bag currently and they are also recyclable and made from 95% recycled materials. They offer strong protection and perfect when confidentiality is key.
  • White Polythene Mailing Bags - white polythene mailing sacks & bags are a white plastic alternative to our standard polythene bags. These offer similar protection and are low cost.
  • Heavy Duty Polythene Mailing Bags - heavy duty polythene mailing sacks & bags are designed for any business looking to send heavy or sharp items through the post. These offer great protection for any type of item and will ensure items arrive safe and secure.
  • Weather Mailers - finally weather mailers are our most protective type of mailing bag and are perfect for all types of weather conditions and offer fantastic bubble lined protection. Also these are recyclable and very lightweight to help keep costs down.

What are the benefits of mailing bags?


The first benefit of using mailing sacks is that they are a great eco-friendly solution to using other, non-recyclable, packaging. Packaging peanuts and Styrofoam materials for example are not recyclable for the most part and cause more environmental harm than good. Mailing bags however is the total opposite and is very efficient for disposal with almost all types of mailing bags being recyclable. Please check the product description to find out if the product is recyclable.


The second benefit of using mailing sacks is that they are great for keeping things confidential and hidden as they are 100% opaque. This means you can be sure that the items inside remain unknown to all.

Strong & Secure

Mailing bags are very strong and secure which means that during transit items will remain safe. Mailing bags offer different thicknesses depending on the bag type, so please read the product description carefully to suit your needs & items, but they will always keep items safe.

Keep Costs Down

Mailing bags are not only very low cost to buy, but there lightweight design means that postage prices will not be affected. Some packaging products such as a double wall box can course the price of postage to rise, with a secure mailing sack this will not occur.

Could Mailing Bags Benefit You?

When it comes to meeting your specific packaging needs, our mailing bags are perfect when looking for a cost-effective, easy to implement packaging solution. But most importantly, mailing sacks & bags will save you money in a lot of different aspects within your business. If your business sends items such as clothes, toys, magazines or books then mailing bags could well be for you. If you are unsure however, please feel free to contact Parcelsend UK today and we will be more than happy to help.

How Can Parcelsend Help

Here at Parcelsend UK, we can supply UK businesses with a wide range of mailing bag packaging that can protect all your items. As well as this we can offer a wide range of other great packaging supplies that may be just as useful to you. We have trained staff on hand ready to help assist you should you need help with selecting the correct items to help meet your specific packaging requirements. Feel free to email us on, call us on 01543 572 776 or start a quick chat and we will be more than happy to help.

If you would like to see even more of our great packaging products that we can easily and quickly supply your business, you can view our entire range of packaging supplies here.