When considered over the lifetime of the packaging, paper and cardboard embody far more greenhouse gases than their plastic equivalents. From Carbon Commentary, part of the Guardian Environment Network Riverford Organics, one of the largest vegetable box schemes in the UK, has suggested it may move away from cardboard packaging and towards plastic. In this […]
Fruit Stays Fresh Longer when packed in Corrugated Trays
New research by the University of Bologna indicates that corrugated trays keep fruit fresher and safer than reusable plastic containers (RPCs). Researchers examining both shipping options found corrugated trays added up to three days shelf life and significantly reduced contamination from pathogenic and spoilage microorganisms. The chief finding was that corrugated trays ensured higher-quality packed […]
Why Corrugated Paper?
Corrugated. It’s not just a brown box. Corrugated is a complete, high-performance material design, manufacturing and delivery system. Corrugated is the preferred packaging material because it is: Durable Versatile Lightweight with a high strength-to-weight ratio Sustainable Environmentally Responsible Made from a Renewable Resource Customizable Protective Graphically Appealing Cost-Effective So what is it? A High-Tech Engineered […]
How Corrugated Boxes are Made
Corrugated Cardboard Background Most items at your favorite supermarket, discount store, or shopping mall were safely delivered in boxes made of corrugated cardboard, and many are displayed in the same boxes, which were manufactured so they could be opened and used for this purpose. Other items may arrive in their own corrugated or uncorrugated paperboard […]