07.18.2017

Paperboard Trivia… Did You Know?

We are excited to tell you about interesting places where you wouldn’t expect to find paperboard… We all know it is used in obvious places like puzzles, games, boxes and the back of notepads, but did you know that it is also used in:  Suitcases????? Hint:  You will find paperboard used as a stiffener between […]

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06.20.2017

PAPER RECYCLING: TO SORT OR NOT TO SORT

by MAURA KELLER Co-mingling or single stream recycling is taking the nation by storm as more and more municipalities establish a streamlined system in which all recyclables, including plastic, paper, cardboard, aluminum and newspaper are put into a single cart for recycling.  The local materials recovery facility is then responsible for sorting the recyclables to be […]

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06.13.2017

Paperboard Trivia… Did You Know?

We are excited to tell you about interesting places where you wouldn’t expect to find paperboard… We all know it is used in obvious places like puzzles, games, boxes and the back of notepads, but did you know that it is also used in:  Furniture?????   Hint: Paperboard is found in upholstered furniture such as […]

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06.13.2017

HOW 100% RECYCLED PAPER IS MADE: STEP 3

Step Three in the process of how our 100% recycled paperboard is manufactured: High Density Cleaners The recycled paper pulp is pumped through a series of high density cleaners. These separators remove solids including glass, staples and sand. The separators subject the recycled paper stock to an aggressive centrifugal action which causes the undesirable particles […]

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