Packoorang

Solution: Packaging for shipping. Owner: Packoorang. Strategy: Reuse.

Hand squishing plastic bottle

Description

Packoorang creates packaging made from recycled bottles. It is designed to be reused over 100 times utilising reverse logistics approaches.

Packoorang provides durable weather-proof bags instead of cardboard boxes and plastic fillers. The bags can be collected and cleaned in between uses. Packoorang also offers a durable alternative to single-use shrink wrap called Palloorang.

Location

Packoorang originated in Oslo and is now available in the UK, Sweden, Poland, Netherlands and Australia.

Scale

Global

Potential circular economy impact

This solution replaces single-use materials and encourages other innovators to rethink packaging. Bags can be reused up to 100 times before being repaired and/or recycled.

Packoorang services are tech-enabled and integrate with existing point of sale and e-commerce services.

What’s involved?

People: Product creators; logistics experts; employees to take back and repair items.

Resources: Recycled packaging; collection vehicles; sorting and cleaning facilities.

Technology: Online system to manage returns.

Implementation: Brand agreements; shipping the packaging; organising returns; sorting and cleaning used packaging.

More information

Packoorang Website