Environmentally friendly e-commerce boxes incorporating the 3Rs – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
With the development of e-commerce (+15.7% of transactions in 2019 – Source: Fevad), the transport, product protection, and marketing functions of packaging intended for this channel is also progressing while prioritising the reduction of its environmental impact, assures UNIBAGS. ‘We have been offering e-commerce packaging since 2015 and have acquired strong experience in truly responsible tailored solutions thanks to controlled sourcing and new production techniques’, assured François Gilbert, founder & manager of UNIBAGS.
UNIBAGS’s e-commerce boxes are genuine circular economy packaging made in France, following in short and responsible circuit. It is produced and personalised on the same site, using recycled cardboard from local selective sorting. This local location reduces the environmental impact of transport.
UNIBAGS’s environmentally friendly e-commerce boxes fully comply with the French Circular Economy law. Their design meets the anti-waste criterion and integrates product return management for brands that want it. E-commerce boxes are fitted with adhesive strips for the consumer to use if they return their purchase. This optimised packaging is now an integral part of the supply chain of brands which have found a responsible and sustainable solution for the management of product returns.
UNIBAGS’s sustainable commitment is reflected in the many internationally recognised certifications obtained over the years, starting with the FSC certification issued in 2010. Partner sites are also ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and SA8000 – Social Accountability International (SAI) international standard – certified. UNIBAGS was awarded the Ecovadis Silver label in 2019.