RePack is a packaging service which enables the return and reuse of delivery packaging for online retailers and their users.[1] The service and packaging is designed by Original RePack Oy, a Finnish company focused on sustainable products and business model solutions.[2]

Company typePrivate
IndustryPackaging Industry
HeadquartersHelsinki, Finland
Key people
Jonne Hellgren, CEO
Peter Peltonen, COO

Business edit

On supported e-commerce sites, the customer can select to use RePack as the online order's delivery packaging.[citation needed] The customer will then receive the goods in RePack's recyclable packaging. This packaging can be returned to RePack by dropping it into a local letterbox.[3]

The return rate of RePack's products has reached 95%.[4] RePack is used by over 200 online retailers in Europe and the US.[5] [citation needed]

Awards edit

In October 2013, RePack was awarded the Pactec 2013 innovation prize by the Finnish packaging association.[6]

In January 2014, RePack was awarded the Fennia Prize.[7]

In September 2014, RePack won the Green Alley startup competition in Germany.[8]

In November 2014, RePack finished fourth in Slush 100's pitching competition for startups.[9]

In November 2017, the company was awarded the Nordic Council Environment Prize.[10]

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ "Repack: reusable packaging for online retailers". Ecommerce News. 15 July 2014. Retrieved 2015-05-19.
  2. ^ "Home page". Peruste website. Retrieved 2015-05-19.
  3. ^ "Home page". RePack website. Retrieved 2015-05-19.
  4. ^ Nuwer, Rachel; Kho, Jennifer. "Thinking outside the box: unwrapping a massive packaging problem". The Guardian. Retrieved 2015-05-19.
  5. ^ "Repack Stores". RePack website. Retrieved 2015-05-19.
  6. ^ "Markprint ja Repack voittajina". Print&media. Retrieved 2015-05-19.
  7. ^ "RePack wins Fennia Prize 2014!". RePack website. Archived from the original on 2015-01-28. Retrieved 2015-05-19.
  8. ^ "RePack: Reusable packaging for online-shops". Green Alley. Archived from the original on 2015-05-21. Retrieved 2015-05-19.
  9. ^ "Slush TOP4!". RePack website. Archived from the original on 2015-01-28. Retrieved 2015-05-19.
  10. ^ "Nordic Council Environment Prize 2017 to RePack". Nordic Council. Retrieved 2017-11-05.

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