Go green by choosing eco-friendly packaging materials for shipping. Eurosender can advise you on how to ship with sustainable packaging materials, whether privately or as an e-commerce business. Learn about eco-friendly shipping methods and the benefits of sustainable shipping packaging.
Increasing numbers of private and business shippers are following sustainable shipping methods because they are aware of the importance of environmentally-friendly shipping for our planet. Check below the sustainable shipping packaging materials you can choose from when preparing your items for transport:
Recycled paper is a fully renewable and sustainable packaging material for when you are shipping documents or small items in an envelope.
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Corrugated cardboard is one of the most eco-friendly packaging materials for shipping. Cardboard is sturdy and ideal for package shipping.
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FOR ROAD FREIGHT
Both types are recyclable and sustainable packaging materials for shipping. They are the most common types of pallet used in road freight transport.
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Internal cushioning is also important for protecting the contents of your parcel. Below are some examples of eco-friendly and biodegradable packaging materials you can use for shipping:
Sustainable shipping packaging is not only great for the environment but it can benefit your e-commerce business in the following ways:
PACKING A BOX
Find a corrugated cardboard box.
If you are reusing an old one, remove or cover old shipping labels.
Put your items inside the box.
Use alternative biodegradable packaging materials or reuse bubble wrap.
Close the box
Seal with eco-friendly adhesive tape. Add the shipping label if required for the service.
ARE YOU A BUSINESS?
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LOADING A PALLET
When shipping an eco pallet, follow the steps below to prepare the load for safe transport:
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