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Has the Cardboard Recycling Industry Fallen Flat?

Along with plastics and paper products, the demand for imports of old, corrugated cardboard (OCC/Containerboard) from the U.S. has continued to decrease this past year following import policy changes in China and other major buyers. Although the Chinese government has issued imports for more than 5.5 million tons of OCC this year, import permits do…
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Strengthening the US Recycling Industry

  US scrap recycling has been an integral link in the domestic and global manufacturing supply chain for more than 200 years, growing over the decades into an expansive industry worth more than $106 billion and employing nearly 150,000 workers each year.   Recycling isn’t just a multi-billion-dollar industry, however; reusing scrap such as metal,…
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