CT shipping company goes green, using cardboard, not plastic

Packing materials used in the moving industry can generate tons of waste: packing paper, rolls of tape and millions of cardboard and wooden boxes, along with plastic bubble wrap and sheets of thicker plastic wrap used to secure stacks of boxes. 

At Packaging and Crating Technologies LLC, or PACT, in Watertown, the company has changed the way cardboard is used — and reused — saving tons of materials from ending up in a landfill. 

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