No country consumes more bottled water per person than Italy. Each Italian drinks an average of 55 gallons per year – nearly twice that of each American. Half of all the paper produced in the United States is used to wrap and decorate consumer products. Paper compromises about 41% of our trash. Packaging and transporting one Chinook helicopter about a C-5 cargo jet costs more than $500,000.
The Sealed Air Corporation's first major client was IBM which used bubble wrap to ship its IBM 1401 one of the world's first mass produced business computers.