Corrugated – what you commonly call cardboard – boxes are a modern harbinger of joy! Everyone gets a bit excited whenever they come home to see boxed Amazon packages, a subscription service box, or something else they ordered outside their front door. Aside from ensuring secure carriage of your purchases, corrugated boxes have quite a significant role in your daily lives. Whether serving as a way of storing your memories or as a way to ship your packages to family and friends, corrugated is almost everywhere and for good reason, it is sustainable and made from a renewable source.
Corrugated packaging arriving on your doorsteps is made to be recycled, so it is essential you properly recycle the cardboard in your homes, shops, and offices at every given opportunity.
Corrugated can be recycled 5 to 7 times and is usually straightforward and easy material to recycle.
In this blog, Mr. Gaurav Jalan, Founder, and Director of India’s top Packaging Company Packman Packaging Pvt Ltd talks about the ways to recycle corrugated boxes.
Here are 6 useful ways to get you started:
a) Remove any non-paper box packaging materials like the packing peanuts, air pillows, or Styrofoam.
b) You do not need to bother about removing any tape or labels from your corrugated boxes. They will get removed in the recycling process.
c) If the box is dented, bent ripped or damaged, this is fine. It is still recyclable as long as it is dry and clean.
d) Keep the boxes dry.
e) Keep the boxes clean and away from food products like oil and grease. A highly food-stained box is not good for recycling.
f) Flatten the corrugated boxes or rip them up before putting them inside the recycling bin or cart. This will save extra space.
Corrugated is chiefly used to make packaging boxes, but can even be utilized to make furniture. Every corrugated is recyclable, but when it comes to the juice containers, pizza boxes and milk cartons, different rules may apply, so check with your local municipality for rules and regulations.
Corrugated is a wonderful material that is strong, durable, and formed from a renewable and recyclable material. When you recycle it, you improve your quality of life and your environment and also assist the industry make new and innovative products one uses every day.
Mr. Gaurav Jalan is the Founder and Director of Packman Packaging, one of the largest Indian packaging company that has been serving some of the world’s eminent technology, pharmaceutical, retail, fast-moving consumer goods, food, courier, publication, Jewellery, fashion, e-commerce organizations for the past 30 years.
A brilliant academic, a good graphic designer and a graduate from India’s top management institutes, Mr. Jalan is a visionary businessman and an eminent spokesperson on matters related to the Indian Packaging industry. He has witnessed and as well as participated in the growth process of India’s packaging industry’s that was few billions dollar market in 2010, grew into USD 31 billion in 2015 and is expected to turn$72 billion by 2020.
Under the leadership of Mr Gaurav Jalan, Packman.co.in (Packman’s official website) became India’s first e-commerce store for packaging solutions in the year 2002 (5 years before Flipkart was launch).
In years 2003-2005, when the majority of Indian packaging companies were primarily focused on their revenue and operations, Packman under Mr Jalan’s leadership has started using eco-friendly and recycled packaging raw materials.
Today, Packman Packaging manufactures more than one lakhs of corrugated rolls, corrugated boxes, high quality bubble sheets, safety/courier bags and more from it state of art manufacturing unit, located in Delhi NCR region. The manufacturing unit uses some of the world’s most advanced packaging material manufacturing machinery with world’s best printing technology that ensures Packman’s customers get fast and efficient delivery, high-quality brand representation through their product packaging.