Lyka are a leader in sustainable, nutritious pet food in the Australian market. They came to Grounded looking to replace their existing, non-recyclable thermo-forming film with something that was recyclable and also made from plants, not fossil fuel. The solution needed to be high-barrier, puncture-resistant and work on their existing production lines and packing equipment, without compromising speed or strength.

  • Recyclable thermoforming film
  • Made from PlantmadeTM materials
  • Produced for the food manufacturing and production industry


Printed top web of between 80-100um for a range of 20 SKUs. Bottom web reels of 250-400um. Material needed to be recyclable, made from plants and able to run on existing thermo-forming machinery at both manufacturing sites,


A change from a non-recyclable, virgin plastic film to a  bio-based, carbon negative, recyclable thermoforming film, using our Sugarflex range of sustainable thermoforming films.

Sustainability properties

Every product and material we've developed has been designed with both quality and environmental impact in mind. Our pledge to be completely transparent means that customers have total visibility on production, supply chain and life cycle impact for each of our products.


Our materials carry globally recognised certifications to ensure our customers can have full confidence in the sustainability credentials of each product and material we provide.

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Impact data

Botanica has had the following positive effect across three critical environmental issues through their packaging choices: circularity, atmospheric carbon and ocean health.

Annual estimated reduction in fossil fuel
Annual estimated ocean bound plastic saved

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