Unboxing the Facts


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.

Corrugated Cardboard:

  • 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%.
  • 60 to 70% of consumers said they would pay more for sustainable packaging.
  • In the U.S., 50% 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.

Specialty Boxes: