There are many benefits of the paper alternatives that we have to offer and have a passion for here at Switch. Many years have been spent actively supporting our customers and their businesses to develop solutions to eliminate unnecessary waste in a cost-effective way.
As well as being 100% recyclable, corrugated fibreboard (more commonly known as or referred to as cardboard) is:
Renewable – Corrugated Cardboard is typically certified by FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) or PEFC (the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification) – organisations which promote responsible and sustainable management of the world’s forests.
Re-usable – Corrugated cardboard is widely re-used, in the home for example if you are packing up to move to a new house, keeping the kids entertained with a life size fort or princess castle or providing a comfy bed for a family pet. Also, as we increasingly become online, consumer businesses have a growing need to protect and deliver their goods effectively to avoid disappointment on delivery.
Or recycled into pulp products that are strong and affordable. (E.R.I.C)
Useful - Corrugated cardboard can help to reduce food waste.
Fresh produce last three days longer within cardboard versus plastic trays.
Almost all manufactured or farmed items have been packaged in a corrugated container at some point during their lifetime. Corrugated cardboard – the UK’s sustainable packaging choice.