Reduce the physical handling of laundry with hot water soluble bags that leave no trace
Aquapak’s Hydropol is a ground-breaking technology which allows any standard manufacturer of polybags to make a high-performance, water-soluble bag to assist with the fight against COVID19
Manufacturers: we supply you with Hydropol™ pellets and provide all the technical transfer you need to quickly start production of hot water soluble infection control bags.
Distributors: we can help your manufacturing suppliers to be able to start making infection control bags from Hydropol™ as quickly as possible and/or connect you with our partners who are already making bags to increase your supply.
Hospital/Healthcare/Hotel Users: we can provide samples to trial and can connect you with our partners who have supply and/or work with your suppliers to start making infection control bags from Hydropol™.
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“This (Hydropol™) bag is much easier to open up, has no odor when I opened the bag unlike my current bags that have a vinegar smell and super annoying to try and separate from itself.”
Nurse, Trinity Healthcare, Massachusetts, USA
“They did exactly what they’re supposed to do at 140 degrees (Fahrenheit), disappeared and passed the test!”
District Manager, Crown Uniform & Linen Service, CT, USA
Hot water soluble Hydropol bags save over 20,000 bags of linen from incineration and minimise the risk of New South Wales healthcare team being exposed to contaminated linen” David Beaver, Director DB Packaging
The majority of laundry bags used in hospitals, hotels and hospitality are made from single-use, non-biodegradable plastic which requires comprehensive waste management.
All single-use plastic laundry bags can be replaced with ‘leave no trace’ versions made from Hydropol™ which is an environmentally safe plastic that is biodegradable, water-soluble and marine-safe and made using Aquapak’s patent-protected technology.
Aquapak was approached by DB Packaging who was working with New South Wales Healthcare to develop an “eco” laundry bag that would:
Watch this video to see how NSW Healthshare Linen Services use their laundry bags made from Hydropol™.
Full technical information about Hydropol™
Laundry bag specification: Aquapak has two specifications for laundry bags – Industrial grade laundry bags are hot water soluble and designed for use in commercial washing machines. Domestic grade laundry bags are warm water soluble and designed for use in domestic washing machines.
Safety of Hydropol: Here is a study demonstrating the safety of Hydropol laundry bags in effluent streams via their biodegradation and ecotoxicity: