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7 ideas for ‘greening’ your shipping strategy

These tips can make your company’s packages more eco-friendly, and maybe even improve your bottom line.

Whether they’re sent by land, sea or air, packages can yield immeasurable amounts of pollution across the globe. But there are many ways to lessen the environmental impact of shipping freight.

Here are seven relatively simple ideas that experts recommend to help keep the Earth green – and in some cases keep a little more green in your shipping budget.

1. Opt for recycled content.
There are a variety of certifications designed to ensure that the box you use is environmentally friendly. Because all paper starts with trees, use a box that came from sustainably managed forests by looking for Forestry Stewardship Council (FSC) certified packaging.

…to read this article in full, visit leading US entrepreneurial resource, Entrepreneur.com

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