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Our boxes are 98% fresh air and 100% recyclable


Locally owned Nelson HMP have serviced the Seafood, Meat, Wine, Produce and Pharmaceutical Industries for over 40 years. 


We manufacture quality Airpop boxes of all shapes & sizes, from 1 litre to 70 litres varieties.  

Airpop boxes are ideal for packaging due to being:

  • Light Weight and Durable 

  • Great Insulation Capacity

  • Absorbs shock (ideal for fragile items) 

  • 100% Recyclable

  • Stackable

  • Resists temperature fluctuations

  • Leak proof design

  • Unaffected by moisture

  • Low environmental impact

Friendly service with prompt delivery throughout the North and South Island 

Airpop engineered air packaging

for life

At HMP our focus is on becoming a part of the global circular economy.
Ensuring that the Airpop Polystyrene boxes we make will go on to have another life. 

HMP recycling  around the world

We are proud to be part of a network of Expanded Polystyrene recycling partners across New Zealand and the world. Working together to support the recovery of our Airpop products at the end of their useful lives.

Airpop boxes small carbon footprint

Our Airpop Engineered Air boxes are 98% air. Only 2% of a typical box is material. This makes Airpop a uniquely resource-efficient packaging material with a small carbon footprint.

HMP boxes 100% recyclable

All HMP Airpop products are 100% recyclable. Airpop Polystyrene can be recycled multiple times.

Recycled into coat hangers, picture frames

Boxes that have been collected for recycling are usually compressed first into a solid block. Then either granulated or melted and pelletised to reuse as Polystyrene. Recycled Polystyrene products include coat hangers, picture frames and engineered timbers. 

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