Which form of packaging is the most sustainable? Where does the wood that is used to make European cartons come from? Are tropical rainforests being cut down for the manufacturer of cartons in Europe? There is so much discussion about sustainability now that there is inevitably some confusion about what is fact and what is fiction in relation to carton and sleeves sustainability.
In this first of three blogs on the topic of Carton Sustainability – Facts vs Fiction, we will reproduce some excellent infographic from procarton.com which separate the myths from the facts. (Pro Carton is the European Association of Carton and Cartonboard manufacturers. )
The following 3 infographics will explore the truth or myth behind the following common beliefs about carton sustainability.
Does the manufacture of cartonboard use a lot of water and is therefore bad for the environment?
Are tropical rainforests being cut down to make European carton board?