Your choice of packaging material can reduce the environmental impact on surface waters. Stora Enso presents a complete solution for sustainable packaging for fish. The offering includes boxes, packaging automation systems and ice packaging solutions. The design - awarded with World Star Winner 2017, World Star Sustainability Award Gold Medal 2017 - provides excellent moisture & water resistance as well as thermal insulation properties.
In this life cycle study you can read about how two different fish packages of different materials, EcoFishBox and EPS packages are compared against each other and its environmental impact. Results from this LCA study show that compared to EPS (Expanded Polystyrene Foam), the recyclable and renewable EcoFishBox packaging reduces CO2 emissions and fossil depletion by 40%.
Download and get more insights about the study here: Life Cycle Study (LCA)
EcoFishBox comes in 4 different sizes and can be fitted with different kinds of lids. Sizes are 3, 5, 10 and 20 kg as well as versatile solutions for every customer.
Lids comes as:
Compared to an EcoFishBox™ delivered as a flat corrugated board sheet, a traditional EPS fish box takes seven times as much space in storage and during transport. The introduction of EcoFishBox™ packaging provides considerable reduction in the daily need for transport and storage space – and that means lower costs!
In addition, there are potential savings in waste handling, transportation and recycling costs of corrugated packaging compared to EPS packaging.
EcoFishBox can be implemented in existing EPS operation flows including usage with palletizing robots. Stora Enso also offers complete automation solutions for conveyors, palletizing and ice packing.