Thinking Inside the Box: Sustainable Packaging

Choosing Companies with Sustainable Packaging

While efficacy and affordability are key factors in selecting herbicide products, a company’s efforts to operate sustainably is also an important consideration. For example, Dow AgroSciences recently switched to shipping boxes made of a higher percentage of recycled material for its crop protection and pest management produced manufactured in North America. The material switch represents annual savings of more than two million pounds of solid waste, more than 13.5 million gallons of waste water, more than 33,400 harvested virgin trees, more than 13 billion British Thermal Units of energy and more than three million pounds of carbon dioxide release.

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