This is a thick, sturdy paper that is commonly used for cereal boxes, shoeboxes, and other consumer goods packaging.

foot printCarbon Footprint: 400 to 800 kg CO2e per tonne*

clockTime to decompose : weeks to months in facility

recyclability iconRecyclability : 3 to 6 times

dollar signPrice Range : $ 0.50 to 2.00*

Key features

RecyclablePaperboard packaging is recyclable, allowing it to be transformed into new paper products, reducing waste and promoting a circular economy.
VersatilePaperboard packaging can be easily customized and shaped into various forms and sizes to meet different packaging needs and accommodate different products.
LightweightPaperboard packaging is lightweight, which reduces shipping costs, energy consumption, and environmental impact compared to heavier packaging materials.
PrintabilityPaperboard packaging offers excellent printability, allowing for high-quality graphics, branding, product information, and visual appeal.
Strength and DurabilityPaperboard packaging provides sufficient strength and durability to protect products during shipping and handling, ensuring they arrive in good condition.
Eco-FriendlyPaperboard packaging is made from renewable resources, such as wood fibers from sustainably managed forests, making it an environmentally friendly choice.
BiodegradablePaperboard packaging is biodegradable, meaning it can naturally decompose over time, minimizing its impact on landfills and ecosystems.
Cost-EffectivePaperboard packaging is often cost-effective compared to other packaging materials, making it an economical choice for businesses.
Barrier PropertiesPaperboard packaging can be coated or treated to provide barrier properties against moisture, grease, and other external factors, preserving product quality.
Sustainable SourcingPaperboard packaging can be sourced from responsibly managed forests or from recycled paper, promoting sustainable and responsible procurement practices.


  • Material Composition : Paper fibers derived from wood pulp or recycled paper sources
  • Thickness : Available in different thicknesses for varying levels of rigidity and protection
  • Coating Options : Can be coated or laminated with materials to enhance properties like moisture resistance and barrier protection
  • Printing Compatibility : Compatible with offset printing, flexography, and digital printing techniques
  • Size and Shape : Customizable to fit specific product dimensions and packaging requirements
  • Sustainability Certifications : May be certified by organizations like FSC or PEFC for responsible sourcing
  • Recyclability : Widely accepted for recycling through municipal or specialized recycling programs
  • Strength and Stiffness : Offers varying levels of strength and stiffness based on grade and thickness
  • Regulatory Compliance : Meets relevant regulatory standards for food safety and product suitability
  • Usage Applications : Used in consumer goods, food and beverage, pharmaceutical packaging, and more

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  • Q1: What is paperboard packaging?
  • A1: Paperboard packaging is packaging material made from paper fibers derived from wood pulp or recycled paper sources.

  • Q2: Is paperboard packaging recyclable?
  • A2: Yes, paperboard packaging is widely recyclable and can be collected through municipal recycling programs or specialized recycling facilities.

  • Q3: Can paperboard packaging be customized in terms of size and shape?
  • A3: Yes, paperboard packaging can be manufactured in different sizes and shapes, customized to fit specific product dimensions and packaging requirements.

  • Q4: What printing techniques are compatible with paperboard packaging?
  • A4: Paperboard packaging is compatible with various printing techniques, including offset printing, flexography, and digital printing.

  • Q5: Is paperboard packaging suitable for food packaging?
  • A5: Yes, paperboard packaging can be designed to meet food safety regulations, making it suitable for food and beverage packaging.

  • Q6: What are the strength and stiffness characteristics of paperboard packaging?
  • A6: Paperboard packaging offers varying levels of strength and stiffness depending on the specific grade and thickness used.

  • Q7: What are the coating options available for paperboard packaging?
  • A7: Paperboard packaging can be coated or laminated with various materials to enhance its properties, such as moisture resistance and barrier protection.

  • Q8: What are the common applications of paperboard packaging?
  • A8: Paperboard packaging is used in a wide range of applications, including consumer goods packaging, food and beverage packaging, pharmaceutical packaging, and more.

  • Q9: Does paperboard packaging have sustainability certifications?
  • A9: Yes, paperboard packaging can be certified by organizations such as the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) or Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) for responsible sourcing.

  • Q10: Is paperboard packaging suitable for heavy or fragile products?
  • A10: Yes, paperboard packaging can provide adequate protection for a variety of products, including heavy or fragile items, based on the specific grade and thickness used.

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