In 2020, online shopping has become a vital part of how Americans engage in social distancing while still getting the important supplies they need.2 While the items we order are what we look forward to, the boxes they come in are pretty special too. Strong but lightweight, convenient yet cost-effective, corrugated boxes are the preferred packaging material for shipping and can be used over and over to make new products if recycled the right way.
Corrugated boxes are the most-recycled packaging material in the U.S. Nearly half of the material used nationwide to make new boxes comes from recycled paper.
The industry is committed to sustainable manufacturing practices, so we're working to optimize resources when designing products. We continue to invest in recycling technology and infrastructure to ensure we can make sustainable products with recycled fiber.
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