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Exporting Pollution and Smuggling Scrap

A two-week investigation of Malaysian imports revealed that U.S. shipments of scrap plastic may be getting into the country despite rigid import regulations designed to keep them out. (more…)
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Will Recycling Burn Out For Good?

Ever since the industrial revolution and the end of World War II, American consumption has been increasing. Single use plastics, paper products, and glass have become more common, and even clothing has become quickly disposable, entering secondhand stores faster than it can be sold. (more…)
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Containerboard Supply and Demand Growth

Though most of the stories making headlines throughout this year have been about decreases in supply or dismal news, the industry is finally starting to see a turnaround with expected containerboard growth. Original presentations and predictions revealed growth through 2020, but the numbers are starting to look even better. Berg Mill reports on the numbers…
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