Fill Air® Inflatable void-fill products expand on-site. A cubic foot of inflated cells, when deflated, will lose 99.3% of its volume. The deflated cells can be sent to any of a number of Sealed Air locations where they will be recycled back into LDPE.

Recycling Fill-Air® and Rapid Fill® Packaging Materials

Fill-Air® RF inflatable packaging cushions can be manually reinflated with a drinking straw for reuse. Fill-Air®, Fill-Air® RF and Rapid Fill® bags may be recycled as described below.

Fill-Air® RF bag

Fill-Air® bags

To recycle Fill-Air®, Fill-Air® RF and Rapid Fill® material, please do the following:

Deflate (by poking a hole in the bag) and flatten the bags.
Fold the flattened material and place it inside an appropriate sized envelope or small carton.
Affix the appropriate postage to the shipping envelope or carton.
Address the envelope or carton to:

Sealed Air B.V.


Lindenhoutseweg 45
6545 AH Nijmegen
Tel: +31-24-3710111

What happens to the Fill-Air® and Rapid Fill® material once it is received at the recycle center?

Upon receipt of the material, it will be ground up and re-pelletized, so it can be used to make a variety of products from trash bags to automotive parts, which can also be recycled.