Cardboard Perforators are also called Cardboard Box Shredders, Cardboard Shredders and Cardboard Recycling Machines. For any organisation shipping product and paying for the removal of excess cardboard, this usually plentiful resource can instead be upcycled into protective packaging and void fill simply by perforating it.

Walking the Talk

With such a focus on sustainability now days, organisations want to project an image of sustainable practises and their commitment to safeguarding our environment, but how easy is it to put this into practise every day? For organisations shipping product, incorporating a cardboard perforator for packaging product is a seamless way to do exactly this, with every shipment every day.


The many benefits of using perforated cardboard as protective packaging instead of single use plastics are numerous and simply difficult to ignore. Some of the many benefits include:


Reduce or eliminate reliance on single-use plastic packaging materials such as bubble wrap and polystyrene void fill.
Diverts cardboard otherwise destined for landfill.
Negates the need to recycle as far less energy is spent upcycling cardboard boxes into a useful packaging resource.
The lifecycle of used cardboard is extended after perforating into a useful packaging, reducing recycling recurrence.
More likely to be recycled at end of life versus plastic packaging.
Reduces environmental impact.


Reduces or eliminates the need to purchase plastic packaging.
Reduces or eliminates cardboard disposal costs.

Big Picture Benefits

For clients receiving products packed in eco-friendly perforated cardboard, this is viewed in a very positive light.
As a tangible packaging material, a strong message of environmental care is projected to recipients.
Stewardship being an active contributor towards a circular economy.

There are many techniques used to pack products using perforated cardboard. Interestingly there are plenty of examples and tips that can be learned on social sharing platforms and industry magazines. Social sharing groups such as sustainability professionals on LinkedIn can prove a very useful resource. Instagram is also a very useful resource to see suppliers showcasing how they are considerate to the environment in the way they package their products.