Packaging for online orders: How to make it more sustainable?

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How often do you order something small online, and it comes in a box several times larger? Some students are trying to design more environmentally sustainable packaging. Image by Mike Royer.

Online sales have skyrocketed during the pandemic, and so have the mountains of packaging that protect those orders in transit. Packaging designers are working to figure out how to lessen the environmental impact of their creations, but it’s a challenging question they have yet to answer.