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Returnable Plastics Packaging: an Eco-Friendly and Efficient Solution from DS Smith Plastics
Corrugated Plastics’ returnable transit packaging is an eco-friendly and efficient solution across the entire supply chain life cycle that effectively lowers costs.
DS Smith, Plastics Division offers a wide range of bespoke packaging, pallets and bulk containers to protect your goods during transit. Made from extruded polypropylene corrugated plastics, Expanded Polypropylene (EPP) foam, Injection Moulded plastic or a combination of all of the above; DS Smith Plastics portfolio of returnable plastics packaging are strong and durable, as they are designed to withstand damage and repetitive use. Furthermore, at the end of their useful life, they can be recycled and repurposed for another life-cycle. In other words, they are designed to never have to end in landfills.
Benefits of Returnable Packaging:
Unlike one-way (single-use) packaging, returnable packaging is intended for multiple uses and is particularly suited to closed logistics loops. By reusing the same durable packaging, you can reduce your environmental footprint, benefit from lower cost-per-trip and a rapid return on investment, all whilst improving efficiencies in distribution, handling and storage of goods.
As packaging is reused, the reoccurring cost of packaging production is eliminated
Transport costs are reduced due to lightweight material
Storage and return transport costs are lowered as a collapsible design allows a reduction in volume
Waste management costs and the cost of damaged goods is reduced