The majority of the paper used to create this material is certified by the FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) or PEFC (the programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification). This means you can rest assured your corrugated cardboard starts its life in forests which are managed responsibly. Typically, for every tree harvested, three more are planted. The paper used to create corrugated cardboard in the UK is never sourced from tropical rainforests.
Corrugated cardboard is a great packaging choice because it’s sustainable.
By sustainable, we mean corrugated cardboard is:
More than 80% of the corrugated cardboard we use in the UK is recycled. In fact, it’s the most widely recycled type of packaging! The material can be recycled many times and you can help by putting used corrugated cardboard in your recycling bin, or taking it to your local recycling centre. While recycling is without doubt the best way to dispose of corrugated cardboard, for the minority that does end up in landfill, the good news is that it’s totally biodegradable.
Whether you’re packing up and moving house, keeping the kids entertained with a life-size fort, or providing a comfy bed for a family pet, corrugated cardboard is easily re-used in the home. Just don’t forget to recycle it once you’re finished!