Reusable Pizza Box: A Step Towards Eco-Friendly Environment Image
Dec. 14, 2016

Reusable Pizza Box: A Step Towards Eco-Friendly Environment


At some point or the other, we all have ordered pizza and got it delivered straight to our home. Whether you return late from work or feel lazy to cook or have a small get together of friends suddenly. However, have you ever thought that a pizza box delivered to your home can also be useful and save your time and energy required to clean the dishes after relishing your meal? Yes! It is true these days the clients are getting a reusable pizza box which is not only helpful in placing the leftover pizza in the refrigerator but also acts as serving dish for the same.
You might think that a reusable box would be a plastic container or a disposable plastic box. Actually, a reusable pizza box is a container made out of cardboard. It is not a hoax but an actual product which is now available in the market.

How a pizza box becomes reusable?

When a pizza is delivered to our house we generally eat it and throw away the container. The upper side of the box consists of perforations which can be converted into a serving dish. It means that the upper side of this reusable box can be converted into four serving plates. The lower side of this box can be converted into a new pizza container without the need of any plastic bag and kept in the refrigerator.

Benefits of using a reusable pizza box

As discussed above there are many reasons for ordering food from home. In all those situations we might not be in the situation or mood to do any kind of extra work at all. Thus, a reusable pizza box can serve the following purposes:

Serving plate: Whenever there is a party we have to arrange for all the essentials including food, beverages, and the serving cutlery. Whether we have the utensils or we make use of the disposable cutlery to serve the food. But, in case you order pizza with a reusable container, then you need not make any arrangement for serving it. The same pizza container can be converted in a serving plate as well. Hence, one of the major points to considered while partying is taken care of here.

Storage container: Many times it happens that we order more food than required and at the end, we have to store it in the fridge. But, yet another hurdle is to empty the contents from packets to any of the containers and then store them. But, now with the invention of a reusable pizza box, one can directly store the unconsumed food and use it later. Thus, after the party, you can simply put the reusable box into your fridge.

Environment safe: The disposable plastic containers may harm the environment because of the material they are made of. However, the reusable pizza container is made up of a cardboard box and thus it is entirely disposable. This means that cardboard is a biodegradable material and hence can be used easily without harming the surrounding environment and food stored in it.

Therefore, one can easily say that a reusable pizza box is not only a good choice but at the same time, it does not carry any adverse effects on the environment as well. Besides the above-mentioned benefits, there are various other factors like low cost of production, ease of handling and carrying food, no harm to the food, etc. These all factors motivate individuals to make use of the product.