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UNTHA shredder helps paper mill turn pulper rope into recyclables and alternative fuel

The paper industry increasingly utilizes waste paper recycling and more sustainable processes in line with the principles of the closed-loop economy. This means that waste accumulated during paper production, like pulper ropes (also referred to as pulper waste), and rejects are reused and recycled. Shredding pulper ropes is one of the most important process steps …

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The top five blue bin recycling trends according to the Paper and Packaging Board

Football fans are gearing up for the NFL playoffs and Super Bowl Sunday with watch parties planned in homes and venues around the U.S. and one thing they have in common is lots of party-related paper and packaging. New themes in recycling paper are emerging that will make it easier to make these celebrations more …

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Paper and Packaging Board research finds that 60% of U.S. adults feel that paper recycling is easy

Recent research from the Paper and Packaging Board (P+PB) has found that 66 percent of U.S. adult consumers believe that recycling paper is worth it and 60 percent felt that recycling is easy. With the holiday season approaching, P+PB is encouraging consumers to embrace the season and to help the planet by recycling and reusing …

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