Why are unboxing videos such a hit? Because of what’s revealed when you open the flaps! But it's not just what's inside, the box itself can be just as interesting. Check out these 8 surprising facts about paper packaging that will add a little more excitement to your next unboxing experience.
- Paper is one of the most recycled materials in the world today, with recovery rates of 66% and higher in North America.
- The three-year average recovery rate for corrugated is 92.3%.
- Two-thirds of people say sustainable packaging plays a major role when buying a product.
- In the U.S., 48% of the material used to make corrugated boxes is recycled.
- Corrugated fibers can be reused 7 to 10 times to make new boxes and other paper products.
- The cardboard box was inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame in 2005.
- Cats can’t help loving cardboard boxes–it’s instinctual.