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A 10 Step Guide on How Paper Is Recycled

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Recycling paper is one of the best ways to save the trees and protecting the environment. Nearly 80% of the paper we use can be recycled.

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wolfNoFwdsPls a (135)
Monday May 28, 2012, 4:32 pm
> 80% of the paper we use can be recycled
a fraction of this is re-used, and none of it is truly re-cycled but down-spiralled at best

more than enough consumerit/idiot/s buying not even recycled toilet paper, but rather usually chlorine-bleaches stuff made from freshly slaughtered trees

or, e.g. do you see a lot of (news)papers printed on recycled paper ?

oh, and btw:most "chlorine-free bleached paper" is, actually only "bleached without use of *elementary* Cholrine (ie. Cl2" and bleached using chlorine compounds

oh, and btw: you ARE familiar with the diference between post-consumer-recycled and mere "recycled" paper ? (i'd hope)

Regina P (67)
Monday May 28, 2012, 6:02 pm
Noted with thanks

Michela M (3964)
Monday May 28, 2012, 6:12 pm
Noted!! & Printed for further reading......

Carol H (229)
Monday May 28, 2012, 6:36 pm
interesting, thank you Cher

Rebecca T (1)
Monday May 28, 2012, 7:31 pm
I actually recycle my own paper. Paper that I would normally send to the recycling center, I now reduce to pulp and make clean, new sheets of paper out of it, sometimes adding fresh flowers, herbs or grass to pretty it up and send it as a greeting card.

Vicynthia Tjahjadi (57)
Tuesday May 29, 2012, 5:35 am
Thank you, Cher.

Ann B (60)
Tuesday May 29, 2012, 6:31 am
noted - thanks for sharing

. (0)
Tuesday May 29, 2012, 7:38 am
noted thx u Cher

Stephen Hill (633)
Tuesday May 29, 2012, 11:39 am
Thank you Cher for sharing, with pleasure noted

. (0)
Tuesday May 29, 2012, 1:28 pm
I have been told by our township's recycler, that wet newspaper cannot be recycled. I have never read or heard of the contrary. I know that pizza boxes, stained with cheese/sauce are also non recyclable.

lori c (29)
Wednesday May 30, 2012, 3:28 pm
noted, RECYCLE!!!
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