Term: sustainability
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Global Middle Classes Demand Paperboard

9/17/2014

Since the turn of the century, the rapidly developing BRIC nations of Brazil, Russia, India, and China have taken on larger roles in the global marketplace. As these countries have grown, so too have their middle classes. And with newfound disposable income, consumers in the BRIC nations are eager to spend.

beauty packaging
bric nations
food packaging
global marketplace
globalization
healthcare packaging
paperboard trends
sustainability

Despite High Collection Rates, Single-Stream Recycling Degrades Paper Quality

7/24/2014

Over the last two decades, single-stream recycling programs have steadily increased in popularity throughout the United States. It’s no surprise, as single stream recycling is incredibly convenient: residents simply put all of their recyclables—paper, glass, aluminum, tin, and plastic—into a single receptacle to be picked up at the curb by their municipality and recycled at a local MRF...

contamination
dual stream recycling
green practices
mrf
paper recycling
recycling
single stream recycling
sustainability
waste management
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