September 2, 2021
Utah Business: The packaging industry has a sustainability problem. Can Packsize solve it?
In North America, shipping boxes are about 40 percent too large, and roughly 68.6 percent of any plastic filling (packing peanuts or otherwise) included in the package ends up in landfills, where it sits for thousands of years to decompose. Add to this that millions of packages are sent around the world by Amazon and the like every day, and it’s clear that the packing industry has some groundwork to cover as far as sustainability is concerned.
Issues with sustainability and waste within the shipping industry are exactly why Hanko Kiessner founded Packsize, an innovative startup challenging the way the packaging industry thinks about sustainability by putting products into boxes that actually fit. Read the full story here.