Poly mailers

  • What is a poly mailer?

    Poly mailers are a lightweight, easy to ship alternative to packing boxes. Poly mailers are flexible, self-sealing polyethylene (LDPE) envelopes that are ideal for shipping apparel, t-shirts and no...

  • What material are poly mailers made with?

    Our poly mailers are made with 100% polyethylene material. The material is lightweight, flexible, tear resistant and waterproof.

  • What poly mailer sizes are available?

    Currently, we offer 2 sizes of poly mailers: 191 mm x 305 mm (small) 254 mm x 330 mm (standard)

  • Can you print poly mailers in full color?

    Yes, our poly mailers can be printed in full color. There are no restrictions on the number of colors you can use and there are no additional fees.

  • Can you print on the whole poly mailer?

    Our poly mailers have 1-side (front side) printing and do not include full bleed printing.

  • What resolution should my artwork be for poly mailers?

    At a minimum, your artwork should be 300 PPI for poly mailers. You can increase the resolution of any image using Upscale.

  • How do poly mailers seal?

    Our poly mailers have a self-adhesive strip for easy closure. Mailers that are overfilled may require additional tape to secure the contents.

  • How thick is the poly mailer material?

    Our poly mailers are 2.5 mil (63.5 microns) thick.

  • How much do poly mailers weigh?

    A 191 mm x 305 mm poly mailer weighs 1 g. A 254 mm x 330 mm poly mailer weighs 7 g. A 368 mm x 483 mm blank poly mailer weighs 11 g.

  • Are poly mailers tear & weatherproof?

    Yes, our poly mailer bags are tear resistant and weather proof. However, much like shipping boxes, it's possible a mailer can be mishandled and damaged during shipping. We cannot guarantee a mailer...

  • How much weight can poly mailers hold?

    Poly mailers are suitable for shipping items that are fairly lightweight and are perfect for non-fragile items like apparel.

  • How many t-shirts can fit into a poly mailer?

    Below is a very rough guide as to how many t-shirts will fit into a specific size poly mailer. Please note, this is a guide, not a guarantee. About 2-3 medium shirts will fit into a 191 x 25 mm m...

  • What are some tips for shipping with poly mailers?

    Make sure the item doesn't move around inside the envelope. Make sure the item completely fills the bag, or that you have something to fill it up like packing peanuts or bubble wrap. Items with sh...

  • Are poly mailers lined?

    No, our poly mailers are unlined.

  • Are poly mailers recyclable?

    Our poly mailers are made with 100% polyethylene material and are identified by recycling code 4, the symbol will be printed on the bags. Recycling code #4 is often not accepted at curbside recycl...

  • Do poly mailers include recycled content?

    No, but we recycle all manufacturing scrap and poly mailers are recyclable after use. We aren't able to include recycled content in the mailers because it distorts the printing and causes other pro...

  • What color is the material of poly mailers?

    The unprinted material is white on the outside. The inside of each poly mailer is light grey.

  • Are your poly mailers matte or gloss?

    Our poly mailers have a gloss finish. At this time, we do not plan to offer a matte finish.

  • What is the minimum order quantity for poly mailers?

    We offer custom poly mailer samples starting at just 10 units per design. If you would like to order more than 10 poly mailers and less than 50, add 50 units to your cart and then override the qu...

  • Can I order more than 5,000 poly mailers?

    Yes, contact us for a quote to order more than 5,000 poly mailers.

  • Do you have poly mailer samples?

    We do! Order poly mailer samples here.