Citroen’s Cardboard Car: Next-Level Recycling

We’ve written before about the environmental phenomenon that is cardboard. Over 70% of commercially used cardboard is successfully recycled. That means it’s one of the most eco-friendly materials you can use for your small business. That’s why we were excited to see an experimental concept car by French carmaker Citroen, which features cardboard in its […]

11 Proven Ways to Reduce Returns for Your Small Business

Online shopping is at an all-time high. Unfortunately, so are returns. As we noted in last month’s blog, Americans returned about $816 billion worth of merchandise last year, representing about 17% of all retail purchases. With the amount of returns rising steadily, your best bet as a business owner is to adopt a preventative strategy. […]

Holiday Returns: Just How Much do We Send Back?

If you are like the vast majority of American consumers, you’ll be heading to a store this January to return an item—or several items—that were less than satisfactory. As a packaging supply company, we were curious to know exactly how much Americans return throughout the holiday season each year. Here are some of the most […]

How Corrugated Cardboard is Saving the World

Ah, the humble cardboard box. If you’re like most people, you’ve probably handled a few of them this week, and you might even have a stash of them tucked away somewhere. Corrugated cardboard boxes are preferred by manufacturers for several reasons—they’re light, and don’t add weight to shipments; they’re surprisingly durable; and they’re easy to […]

Earth Day 2020: Environmental Reset

Earth Day 2020 is something we will all remember, even if we’re a little confused on which day today is. With most of the world’s population observing stay-at-home orders, we’re seeing an amazing impact on the environment. The canals in Venice, Italy are crystal clear, toxic gas levels have had a sharp decline, and pollution […]

Earth Day Post: How to Mark and Label Products Sustainably

When it comes to sustainability, the lion’s share of the focus is usually devoted to eco-friendly packaging options, as well as the boxes and containers that will ship them. In the interest of originality, therefore, we’re devoting this year’s Earth Day post to a less-commonly-considered part of the packaging process; the marking and labeling. Yes, […]

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