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Festival Essentials: Single-use Cardboard Tents

Come rain or shine, the festival season is in full swing. At each event, hundreds or thousands of tents are erected to provide temporary accommodation over the weekend. However, many are never packed up and reused. So, let’s look at an alternative option, sustainable, single-use...

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When Cardboard is Your Home

At the moment, many people are visiting the Ideal Home Show for interiors inspiration. However, such aspirations are a far cry from everyone’s experience of a place to live. For some people, a stack of cardboard on the street is what counts as home. So,...

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From Polystyrene to Cardboard

The recent Government ban on polystyrene cups and containers has encouraged many retailers and manufacturers to look at alternatives. From takeaway packaging to protective box inserts for machinery, we’ve helped brands shift from polystyrene to cardboard. We’ve now discovered a British designer, known for his polystyrene...

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Cat Friendly Boxes

Every cat owner knows that an empty cardboard box soon becomes a resting place for their feline friend. Now Tesla has released a corrugated cardboard cat house. It’s currently only available in China, but what alternatives do we recommend for UK cat lovers? Why do Cats...

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Cardboard Creations Set for the Stage

Every once in a while, we receive a request for cardboard from a local organisation. Usually, it’s boxes, but earlier this year we were asked for some very large sheets of flat cardboard. The request came from a group of students at Aylesbury High School....

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How is Cardboard Packaging Manufactured?

Corrugated cardboard boxes are widely used for shipping goods, but how are they manufactured and why are they a popular packaging material? How are Cardboard Boxes Made? Renewable materials Corrugated cardboard is made from a high percentage (over 70%) of recycled cardboard fibres, combined with raw paper pulp...

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Cardboard Boat Races

Corrugated cardboard is a resilient material; strong, insulating and cushioning. It is widely used to transport goods, but on a few days of the year, cardboard can also be found transporting people on the water. The time to sign up for novelty boat races is...

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Upcycling & Recycling Cardboard Boxes

Corrugated cardboard is widely available, low cost and versatile. Both lightweight and strong, it can be modelled into all manner of shapes and items. With a flat, paper-based surface, it is easy to print. These properties make it ideal for protective, branded packaging. With a...

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Please Recycle Cardboard

Corrugated cardboard can be recycled, with the same fibres being reused seven times to create new boxes. This recycling process saves on raw materials, energy use and transportation costs. As the supply of cardboard has been lower than demand throughout 2021, as many boxes as possible...

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How a Cardboard Project Raised Thousands for Charity

Working with corrugated cardboard, we know that it is an incredibly versatile material. Being low cost, widely available and lightweight, cardboard is used for many inventive construction projects. A young New Zealand man has recently demonstrated the potential of cardboard by building his dream car. David...