This year, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed a lot – including the way we will celebrate the holidays. The new mantra of mass media and retailers alike advises consumers to shop and ship early. That means all eyes are on the supply chain. The good news is retailers and consumers can count on corrugated packaging to make those happy holiday deliveries.
Rachel talks about the reason pizza lovers have one more reason to feel good about embracing pizza night. It is now official and agreed on – pizza boxes are recyclable. She also shares how FBA is doing our part to promote this great news through advertising and social media efforts.
The corrugated packaging industry has released a new video in celebration of America Recycles Day. The video celebrates the everyday delivery of corrugated cardboard packaging to consumers’ homes, takes viewers inside a box plant to show how boxes are made, and encourages consumers’ role in the recycling process.
A new study shows continued progress in the replacement of traditional wax coatings on corrugated boxes. Since the introduction of the corrugated industry’s recyclability protocol in 2005, use of wax has steadily dropped off. In 2016, the corrugated industry shipped less than 10 billion square feet of waxed boxes, just 2.5 percent of total shipments.
The Corrugated Packaging Alliance (CPA) today released a new U.S. corrugated industry life cycle assessment (LCA), which shows the corrugated industry’s environmental progress.
A new Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) published by IFCO, a provider of reusable plastic containers (RPCs), attempts to discredit the corrugated packaging industry for having the highest recovery rate of any packaging system in America.