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2022 Recycling Gift Graphic

November 22, 2022

Download our 2022 Holiday Recycling Graphic

Packaging

America Recycles Week Graphic 2

November 10, 2022

Celebrate America Recycles Week by downloading one of our graphics to help share the paper recycling success story.

Packaging

America Recycles Week 2022 Graphic 1

November 10, 2022

Celebrate America Recycles Week by downloading one of our graphics to help share the paper recycling success story.

Packaging

National Forest Products 2022 Week Graphic 2

October 17, 2022

Celebrate National Forest Products Week with us by downloading and sharing our graphic. 

Packaging

National Forest Products 2022 Week Graphic 1

October 17, 2022

Celebrate National Forest Products Week with us by using one of our graphics! 

Paper

Think Before You Shred

September 6, 2022

Always think before you shred. Shredded paper is less likely to be recycled than sheets of paper because the small shreds of paper can get lost in collection and processing. The smaller the paper is, the less likely it is to get recycled. A good rule of thumb is to only shred paper containing sensitive information.

Paper

Recycling of Old Newspapers and Mechanical Papers Graph

May 24, 2022

While there's less newsprint in the marketplace, it's still a very valuable fiber. There is a greater percentage of newsprint in the marketplace being recycled. 

Paper

EPA Packaging Recycling

May 24, 2022

Most recent data from the EPA  indicates that paper and paperboard packaging accounts for 3/4 of all packaging materials recovered for recycling in the U.S.

Paper

Where Recycled Paper Goes Graph

May 24, 2022

In 2021, nearly half of recycled paper went into making containerboard - the material used to make cardboard boxes.

Packaging

Cardboard Recycling Graph

May 24, 2022

In 2021, 91.4% of cardboard boxes were recycled. Keep up the good work by breaking boxes down flat, keeping them dry and clean, and then put them in the bin. 

Paper

Paper Recycling Graph

May 24, 2022

In 2021, we recovered more than 50 million tons of paper for recycling and the paper recycling rate was 68%.  That's a rate on par with the highest rate previously achieved.

Paper

Paper Recycling Rate Graphic

May 24, 2022

68% of paper was recycled in 2021. A rate on par with the highest rate previously achieved.