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A. The average Briton gets about 200 cardboard boxes delivered a year, according to The Independent in 2022.*
A. 1 tree = 151.6 boxes
According to some clever calculations by packsize.com **
A. Paper packaging
C. Metals and aluminium
And the answer is A. Insights published by Two-sides (who we love), state that the "demand for sustainable packaging has never been greater. Paper packaging is not only the most recycled packaging material in Europe, it also utilises an exceptionally high amount of recycled material in its production." Lucky we love paper so much at Enviroflute.
A. 135 trillion cardboard boxes
B. 1.35m cardboard boxes
C. 135m cardboard boxes
And the answer is C: UK households have amassed 135m cardboard boxes during the pandemic, keeping valuable raw material out of the recycling chain and pushing up packaging prices, according to the packaging specialist DS Smith. ***
A. With a recycling rate of over 80%, corrugated cardboard has the best UK recycling record of any packaging material. This rate saves an area the size of Greater London from landfill every four months.
A. 2 billion trees
B. 4 billion trees
C. 6 billion trees
And the answer is B. According to Selectra****, a whopping 4 billion trees are cut down each year to meet material demand for paper across the world.
And the answer is A. Did you know that between 2005 and 2020, European forest cover grew by 58,390km²? Two-sides reported that this would be equivalent to an area larger than Switzerland. Or for those football fans amongst us, it would be approximately 1,500 football pitches of forest growth every day.