Sustainability Issues

5 Ways To Make Paper And Cardboard Packaging Greener

CO takes a look at the brands streamlining their packaging to reduce their environmental impact and save money at the same time.

With worldwide parcel volumes slated to tip past the 100 billion mark in 2020 and global e-commerce sales predicted to grow by 16%, brands are under pressure to reduce their packaging footprint with many switching from plastic to paper and cardboard alternatives. 

While paper and cardboard are celebrated for being plant-based, biodegradable and recyclable, take a closer look and the picture is more complex and frankly, less sustainable than you might imagine. Read How Sustainable Is Paper and …

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Melanie Plank

Director of Content & Research at Common Objective