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When it comes to sending important documents, delicate items, or valuable products, Macfarlane Packaging’s range of padded envelopes has you covered. Our high-quality padded mailers are designed to provide top-notch protection for your shipments while maintaining a professional and stylish appearance.

Featuring a diverse selection such as Sealed Air mailers, Curby Mailers™, and Enviroflute choices, our padded envelope range is extensive. No matter what you need to send, we have the perfect padded mailer for you.

With over 20 different sizes available, you can find the ideal solution for various packaging needs, whether it’s letters, large letters, small parcels, or medium-sized packages. All our padded mailers are recyclable too. So, you can choose our eco-conscious options without compromising on performance.You can choose from padded envelopes in both brown and white, allowing you to select the style that suits your needs as well.

Quick Facts

  • Wide variety of padded mailers available – including Sealed Air padded mailers, Curby Mailers™ and Enviroflute options.
  • Choose from over 20 different sizes – we have a solution for letter, large letter, small parcel, and medium parcel packages.
  • All our padded mailers can be recycled.
  • Brown and white padded mailers available.

Our range of Sealed Air Padded Mailers

Dimenstions (mm)
Mail PIP
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002547B/00124 x 222Letter10036ENQUIRE NOW
002552C/0149 x 222Letter10039BUY ONLINE
002557D/1181 x 273Large Letter10033BUY ONLINE
002558E/2213 x 273Large Letter10024BUY ONLINE
002560F/3213 x 336Large Letter5039BUY ONLINE
002565G/4238 x 336Small Parcel5033BUY ONLINE
002579H/5264 x 374Small Parcel5024BUY ONLINE
002604J/6314 x 450Medium Parcel5018BUY ONLINE
002605K/7362 x 476Medium Parcel5036BUY ONLINE
002606L/8656 x 458Large Parcel5018BUY ONLINE

Our range of Curby Mailers™

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1001067216 x 3001201080ENQUIRE NOW
1001068406 x 260120960ENQUIRE NOW
1001069486 x 320120720ENQUIRE NOW

Our range of Enviroflute padded envelopes

Dimenstions (mm)
Mail PIP
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304412EF 000/A110 x 165Letter2009600BUY ONLINE
304413EF 00/B120 X 215Letter2007200BUY ONLINE
304414EF 0/C150 X 215Letter2006000BUY ONLINE
304415EF 1/D180 X 265Large Letter2004400BUY ONLINE
304416EF 2/E220 X 265Large Letter2003600BUY ONLINE
304417EF 3/F220 X 330Large Letter1003000BUY ONLINE
304418EF 4/G 240 X 330Large Letter1002700BUY ONLINE
304419EF 5/H270 X 360Small parcel1002400BUY ONLINE
304420EF 6/J300 X 440Small parcel1001500BUY ONLINE
304421EF 7/K350 X 470Medium parcel1001500BUY ONLINE

Environmental Impact Rating – Padded Envelopes

Our Environmental Impact Rating (EIR) shows an OPRL recycling label, the recycling category of the packaging material and the recycled content contained in the material. Here is the EIR for our range of Padded Envelopes.




22 pap

Recycled Content

0 recycled

Padded Envelopes FAQs

Can a padded envelope be mailed as a letter?

In the UK, whether a padded envelope can be mailed as a letter depends on several factors, including the size, weight, and thickness of the envelope. Royal Mail, the UK’s postal service, has specific guidelines for what qualifies as a letter.

Here are some key points to consider:

• Size: Royal Mail has specific size restrictions for items classified as letters. For a standard letter, the maximum size is typically 240mm x 165mm (9.4 inches x 6.5 inches).
• Weight: Letters also have weight limits. The maximum weight for a standard letter is typically 100 grams (3.5 ounces).
• Thickness: Royal Mail considers the thickness of an item. To qualify as a letter, the maximum thickness is usually 5mm (0.2 inches).
• Postage Classification: If your padded envelope exceeds the size, weight, or thickness limits for a letter, it may not qualify for letter postage. Instead, it may be classified as a large letter or a parcel, and you would need to pay the appropriate postage rate.
• Additional Services: If you require tracking, recorded delivery, or other services, these may affect the postage classification and cost.

To determine whether your specific padded envelope qualifies as a letter and to ensure you use the correct postage rate, it’s advisable to check Royal Mail’s official guidelines or consult with your local Post Office. They can provide you with detailed information on mailing requirements and rates based on the specific characteristics of your envelope. Failure to use the correct postage or classification may result in delays or additional charges.

Can padded envelopes be recycled?

All Macfarlane Packaging padded envelopes can be recycled.

More generally, padded envelopes, whether they are made of paper or plastic, can be recycled in many cases. However, whether a padded envelope can be recycled depends on its specific materials and any additional features like adhesives or labels.

Here are some guidelines for recycling padded envelopes:

  • Paper Padded Envelopes: Envelopes made primarily of paper, including the outer shell and padding, are usually recyclable. You can place these envelopes in your paper recycling bin. Before recycling, remove any plastic components or adhesives.
  • Plastic Padded Envelopes: Some padded envelopes are made of plastic materials, such as polyethylene. While these can be more challenging to recycle, some recycling service providers do accept them. Check with your recycling service provider to see if they accept plastic padded envelopes. It’s essential to remove any non-recyclable components, like bubble wrap or foam padding.
  • Mixed Materials: Some padded envelopes have a combination of paper and plastic elements. These can be more challenging to recycle because they require separating the materials. In such cases, it’s best to check with your recycling service provider to determine if they have the capability to recycle these mixed-material envelopes.
  • Reuse: Another eco-friendly option is to reuse padded envelopes. If the envelope is still in good condition, consider repurposing it for your own shipping needs or donating it to others.

Always check with your recycling service provider to confirm their specific guidelines for recycling padded envelopes. It’s essential to follow their recommendations to ensure that the materials are properly recycled or disposed of in an environmentally responsible way.

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Custom Padded Envelopes for Your Unique Branding Needs

At Macfarlane Packaging, we recognize that your packaging is an extension of your brand. That’s why we offer a tailored solution with our Custom Padded Envelope service.

Endless Customisation

Choose from a diverse range of sizes, materials, colours, and printing options to design padded envelopes that align perfectly with your branding. Whether you need small padded envelopes for delicate jewellery or A4 and A5 padded envelopes for important documents, we have you covered.

Elevate Your Brand

Make a lasting impression by adding your logo, company name, or any other branding elements to the exterior of your padded envelopes. Reinforce your brand identity with every shipment.

Uncompromised Protection

Our padded envelopes, including popular bubble-lined options, provide robust protection for your items during transit. Say goodbye to worries about damages in the shipping process.

When you partner with Macfarlane Packaging for your custom padded envelopes, you’re not just receiving packaging, you’re investing in a branding tool to enhance your image. Stand out, protect your shipments, and reinforce your brand identity with our customisable padded envelopes.

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Padded envelopes wholesale available across the UK and beyond. You can have padded envelopes delivered to you from one of our regional distribution centres. UK delivery is available to and around the following locations:

Aberdeen, Aylesbury, Banbury, Barnsley, Bath, Bedford, Bicester, Birmingham , Bolton, Bradford, Bridgewater, Bridport, Bristol, Burton-upon-Trent , Cambridge, Chelmsford , Cheltenham, Chester , Chichester, Colchester Cornwall, Coventry, Crewe, Derby, Devon, Dewsbury, Dudley, Dundee, Durham, Edinburgh, Essex, Exeter, Fareham, Gateshead, Glasgow Glossop Gloucester, Grantham, Harlow, Heathrow, Hemel Hempstead, Hereford, High Wycombe, Horsham, Hull, Inverness, Isle of Wight, Kent, Kidderminster, Lancaster  Leamington Spa, Leeds, Lincoln, Liverpool , London , Luton , Manchester, Middlesborough, Milton Keynes, Newbury, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Norfolk, North Wales , Northampton, Nottingham , Oldham, Oxford , Plymouth, Reading, Salisbury, Sheffield, Shrewsbury, Shrewsbury, Slough, Somerset , Somerton, South Shields, South Wales, Stafford, Stockport , Stoke-on-Trent , Stratford-Upon-Avon, Sudbury, Sunderland, Surrey, Sussex , Teesside, Telford, Uxbridge, Wakefield, Walsall, Warrington, Warwick , Watford, Wigan, Windsor, Wolverhampton, Worcester, Wrexham, Yeovil, York.

You can also have padded envelopes from Macfarlane Packaging delivered across Ireland and Continental Europe. Click to find your closest UK location or nearest Continental European site.