On-demand box cutter reduces packaging waste

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While we recently saw a lamp built using it's own packaging, it’s more common to open a huge cardboard box only to find a small item buried deep within a ton of polystyrene. Slimbox is aiming to change that. Before sending a package, users measure the dimensions of their item and enter the information into the Slimbox app. This data is then used to model the minimum viable package for that item, and is uploaded to the Slimbox machine. A flat piece of cardboard is fed into the machine, which is laser cut to form a single foldable package the…

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