Cardboard boxes are compostable but substantially harmful to the environment.
Cardboard boxes are expensive and cost you extra everyday!
Cardboard boxes account for 30% solid wastes in landfill, emitting methane during decomposition.
The latest research showed that less than 70% cardboard is actually recycled.
Millions of acres of trees and forest are cut down to make cardboard boxes each year.
COP26: US and EU announce global pledge to slash methane emission.
COP26: World leaders pledge to end deforestation by 2030.
- More than 100 billion cardboard boxes are produced and used in the US alone annually, and still increasing due to booming eCommerce.
- Manufacturing cardboard consumes enormous amount of natural resources, trees, energy, water, petroleum, and labor.
- Cardboard is the single largest component of municipal solid waste, emitting methane gas during decomposition.
Recycling to Reprocess
consume a half amount of natural resources and emit a half amount of pollutants into the air, water, and soil compared to making cardboard from trees. Recycling cardboard sounds great but still poses great negative impact to the environment.