Cardboard box

Cardboard boxes are industrially prefabricated boxes, primarily used for packaging goods and materials. Specialists in industry seldom use the term cardboard because it does not denote a specific material.

The term cardboard may refer to a variety of heavy paper-like materials, including card stock, corrugated fiberboard, or paperboard. The meaning of the term may depend on the locale, contents, construction, and personal choice.


Several types of containers are sometimes called cardboard box:

  • A box or carton of cereal

  • A box or carton of cereal

  • Hard cigarette pack or paperboard box

  • Corrugated box used for storage of archives

  • Corrugated box used for storage of archives

  • Drink boxes

  • Set-up box made of non-bending paperboard

  • Set-up box made of non-bending paperboard

    In business and industry, material producers, container manufacturers,packaging engineers, and standards organizations, try to use more specific terminology. There is still not complete and uniform usage. Often the term “cardboard” is avoided because it does not define any particular material.

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    Kucharski questioned how the hotel’s representatives were dealing with recycling onsite, noting that when he visited, he saw staff placing cardboard boxes in a dumpster despite being a recyclable material ... The hotel will need to address the recycling plan and conduct a new traffic ......

    Plastic Bag Free Day pushes for changes in consumer habits

    Vietnam News 03 Jul 2024
    Customers can also buy these multi-use bags at VNĐ9,000 on normal days, or choose the free, recycled cardboard boxes offered by the supermarket ... When I buy a lot of things, I pack them up in cardboard boxes [at the cashier] to reduce the use of plastic bags,” she said....

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