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Cardboard boxes were invented in 1890 by Robert Gair. Other key inventions in 1890 include the smoke detector, tabulating machine, and the Babcock test. While all of these inventions are still used today, they are almost unrecognizable from their 19th Century counterparts except for the cardboard box. Even though cardboard boxes were a staple for over 100 years, environmental issues of modern times are becoming more and more of a hot topic. Over 100 billion cardboard boxes are produced in the US every year. Factoring in that 1 tree will produce about 150 boxes, we’re looking at just over 660 million trees being cut down every year to support American commerce. In addition, even recycling boxes require half the time and energy required to make a brand new box, which makes recycling cardboard in bulk a time-consuming and inefficient band-aid on a more severe problem. The number is only expected to grow as online shopping continues to surge and e-commerce…
Happy New Year from Amatech! Have you considered a new year resolution for your company? The New Year marks the beginning of a measureable time period in your company’s business accounting. When was the last time expenditures were evaluated within your company? Companies are throwing away money that could easily be spent investing in other departments of your business or could be straight profit for the company! Many expenses are overlooked as they have been thrown in some overhead account and ignored, like the resolution you made last year. Make a resolution this year to invest in reusable packaging! Try our savings calculator to evaluate you expenditures-remember the initial investment may be expensive but the long term pay off is well worth it! The onetime expense could cut out expendable packaging, packing materials and dunnage. With these cost savings you can also reduce the expense of disposal of the expendable packages. Another benefit is beginning the year with another green-environmentally friendly implication into your supply chain,…

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