Sustainability Efforts

Why Should Sustainable Packaging Be on Your Agenda?

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Consumer Considerations

70% of Americans consider sustainability when making a purchase, 47% said they would pay more for a sustainable product.

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Packaging Industry Impact

A third of all landfill waste in the United States is packaging waste. Packaging waste is responsible for over half of the waste around the globe.

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Environmental Concern

Over 350 species are currently entangled by packaging waste. Studies estimate over 100,000 animals die every year from plastic entanglement and ingestion.

Our Priorities - Corporate Responsibility

Rocket Industrial's passion for sustainability extends across the entire supply chain. We incorporate a variety of ecologically friendly materials, processes, engineering and design ideas into everything we do.

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GREEN PRODUCTS

Rocket Industrial is always sourcing new, more sustainable products. We aim to supply products to help our customers be more efficient and less wasteful. We also make incorporating them into your packaging design as easy as possible.

  • Offers biodegradable bags and plates, some that are sugarcane-based
  • Partnered with Pratt Corrugated, which makes all their materials from 100% recycled material
  • Sells recycled Kraft paper as a bubble/foam substitute for package void fill
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ECO-DESIGN

Whether you are looking for flexible food packaging or industrial packaging, our engineering team will develop a package that adds value to your brand while removing excess material and reducing waste.

  • In-house engineers can help create a new packaging design that reduces material and the amount of air in shipments while still protecting your product
  • Our Packaging Test Lab provides data-driven solutions by doing simulation testing on new package materials and designs for your product
  • Team up with vendors with similar goals
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OUR CARBON FOOTPRINT

We not only work to reduce our own packaging use and make sure we properly recycle supplies, we also optimize our equipment, facilities and offices to reduce waste and energy.

  • Balers for recycling all plastic, stretch wrap and corrugated material
  • Use of LED shatterproof in the warehouse
  • Paper products and water filter machine in the break rooms
  • Stretch wrappers are calibrated to get the maximum hold using the least amount of stretch film per load

More Sustainablility Insights

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Our Mission - Package With Less™

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The Million Pound Promise

A substantial sustainability initiative that drives us.

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