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5 Environmental Advantages of Corrugated Packaging

Monday, October 1, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Alyce Ryan
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With more and more businesses being scrutinized for their environmental impact, it’s more important than ever to turn to responsible packaging choices. When considering shipping options, brands want to know about the environmental effects of the materials they use, along with how they can reduce their carbon footprint.

With eco-friendly solutions in high-demand by consumers, brand owners are aware of the benefits of using more sustainable packaging, such as paper-based corrugated. As ethical shopping has become integral to the purchasing process, customers are now looking to select brands based largely on which ones are making a reasonable effort to be environmentally friendly.

So, if you’re thinking about using corrugated packaging, here’s how it might help your business support responsible sourcing while also considering the environment.

 

1. Corrugated packaging contains recycled content and is recyclable.

The main ecological advantage of corrugated boxes is that they are made from a high percentage of recycled paper, think cartons or newspaper, and can be recycled again after they have been used. Similarly, most corrugated packaging is made without dyes or bleaches, meaning it can be disposed of more sustainably than other types of material that contain contaminants.

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