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Tin vs. Cardboard

I'm planning to start an online business and naturally want it to be as eco friendly as possible. That of course means avoiding plastic containers. The most practical alternatives are cardboard or tin.

Cardboard is of course biodegradable, but I'm concerned about the effects on natural forestation, old forests being cleared and made into tree farms. Tin can be recycled but not of people may or may not choose to. More important, the mining process can devastating.

Any advice or information would be greatly appreciated.

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caliginous
Oct. 16th, 2016 12:23 am (UTC)
In the US at least I think cardboard is more widely and easily recyclable. I'm frequently horrified at the lack of recycling options in many interior states. I'm sure there's a way to google what recycling is available for homes in most states.

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