Here’s a good example of how corrugated cardboard is designed to be environmentally sound. The plastic carrying handle of this packaging for washing powder was replaced with a corrugated handle that is integrated in the packaging. The tear strip for opening the box is now also corrugated instead of plastic, thus reducing the total plastic content of the packaging. The re-designed packaging runs on the existing processing machines without need for additional investments.
The packaging won a prize in the section sustainable packaging concept at the WorldStar Packaging Awards 2022. It also won third place in the 2021 Corrugated Board Innovation Award.
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