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Recycled paper packaging market to grow to $139B by 2018

A new sustainable packaging report from Smithers Pira pegs the growth of the recycled paper packaging market at 5% through 2018, but will demand exceed supply?
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Corrugated industry improves environmental performance

LCA shows a 32% reduction per unit in the industry’s greenhouse gas emissions between 2006 and 2010, attributed to the increased recovery of corrugated for recycling.
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Four trends driving corrugated packaging growth

The environment, lightweighting vs. heavyweighting, Internet shopping, and printing are identified as the four top trends driving the rapid growth of the corrugated packaging industry.

Study compares costs for corrugated versus RPCs for shipping tomatoes

Results of a detailed, activity-based accounting comparison show that shipping tomatoes in corrugated saves $6.8 million annually versus using RPCs.

29 million tons of corrugated recycled in 2012

A clever infographic demonstrates the advantages of recycling corrugated material and using recycled corrugated throughout the packaging supply chain.
Replace corrugated partitions in big-box stores
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Replace corrugated partitions in big-box stores

Displayed by Hexacomb was a bulk pack concept that replaces corrugated partitions and cases when it comes to shipping. Layered system is especially suitable for big-box retailers.

Recyclable seafood boxes tested in New Orleans

Pilot conducted in New Orleans tests the viability of recyclable coated corrugated boxes for seafood in place of nonrecyclable paraffin-coated cardboard.

Sustainable gains in corrugated packaging

By some estimates, corrugated packaging is used to package 90% of all products for retail distribution in the U.S. It’s practical, useful, economical, renewable, and recyclable.
Materials Product Brief

International Paper, Bulk Packaging: Corrugated bulk bins for poultry

International Paper’s OptiBin family of recyclable bulk bins for the poultry industry come in four bin options—Utility, Standard, Heavy-duty, and Max--accommodating basic needs to extreme supply chain conditions.

Recycled-content corrugated boxes: sustainability at what cost?

Don’t get boxed in when balancing recycled-content corrugated and sustainability.


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