How do you pack a mug for shipping?
Wrap your mug in the packing paper so that it has most of the paper packed around the handle of the mug. Place the wrapped mug into a 4×4 gift box. It should be snug. Fold a 12×12 sheet of bubble wrap into quarters and place at the bottom of your shipping box (Shipping boxes should be 6″x6″x6″ minimum).
How do you pack a mug for shipping without bubble wrap?
How to pack without bubble wrap: The alternatives
- Packing paper. Packing paper is a great substitute for bubble wrap because it is soft, wraps closely around the item, and offers good protection against scratches, dust, and dirt.
- Newspapers and magazines.
- Old clothes.
- Bed sheets.
Can you ship glass in an envelope?
Double Boxing is Your Friend. For best protection when shipping glass, use UPS’s double (over) boxing method. Select an outer container that’s at least six inches longer, higher, and wider in total than the inner box. Lay cushioning material at the bottom of the outer container, then carefully fit the inner box within.
What can I use if I don’t have bubble wrap?
There’s many sustainable alternatives brands can use instead of bubble wrap. Here’s some eco-friendly materials you can protect fragile items with. Check them out below.
- Compostable mailers. @impactforgood.
- Corrugated packaging.
- Biodegradable packing peanuts.
- Mushroom packaging.
- Seaweed packaging.
- Air pillows.
Can you ship a mug in a bubble mailer?
You must be sure to wrap the mug well in bubble wrap before putting it inside the box. Put balled up pieces of paper inside the box to fill up any empty spaces. Then, close the box and slip it inside the USPS Flat Rate Padded Mailer.
Is bubble wrap illegal?
From 2021, the use of disposable plastic, including bubble wrap, will be banned. However, the EU is not the whole world, which means that bubbles can last for another 60 years. And for sure it will not end in 2021.