Corrugated packaging offers many benefits compared to alternative substrates, one of the most significant is its contribution to protecting the environment. Yes, corrugated material is recyclable. Additionally, many of the corrugated boxes on the market right now are likely reused…
Traditional cardboard boxes are made of one layer, usually from thick paper or from paper-pulp, while corrugated cardboard is made from three layers. If you've ever looked carefully at corrugated cardboard, you'll see the distinctive ruffle shape that permeates the…
The world has never needed recycling more than it does today. The good news is that many of the cardboard boxes that you use to ship everyday items can be recycled. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) an estimated…
Express Packaging has long understood the impact our company has on both the environment and the people who use our products. As the debate rages about the best ways to go green, we’ve been busy finding ways to make smarter choices for the future. It’s why we’ve chosen corrugated cardboard as our sole packaging material. Learn more about how corrugated cardboard protects both the contents of your package and the world around us.
In a world concerned with sustainability, corrugated cardboard can be a part of the solution. Understanding the properties of this natural packaging materials can make it easy to see how it can be a friend to both the environment and the economy.
From small e-commerce businesses to retail giants, the delivery and presentation of an item may be just as important as the item itself. A plain, cardboard box with packing peanuts is not unexpected but it provides an empty experience for the user. Unfortunately, many online companies are still using old-fashioned methods of packaging and are not capitalizing on creating a unique customer experience.
Close to 100 Billion boxes are produced and used each year within the United States. That’s a lot of boxes that companies and individuals are purchasing in order to send packages to various destinations throughout the globe. The question that remains in the face of this staggering statistic is, “have you begun to reduce your package waste and costs, or are you still spending too much money on shipments?”
Most people just refer to boxes as cardboard boxes, but there is a difference from an industrial perspective. Chipboard boxes and corrugated boxes are very common in the industry and have different applications. Let’s examine both types so that you may determine which one your business needs.
The growth of the e-commerce market has been a mostly positive development for everyone involved. However, this growth comes at the price of an increase in waste. Businesses and consumers can enjoy the benefits of e-commerce while still taking precautions to rescue and recycle as much material as possible.
Sturdy corrugated cardboard boxes have so much potential for reuse, repurposing and recycling that it’s a shame to send them to the heap of lost opportunity known as the landfill.