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Earth Answers: How is Paper Recycled?

Resource URL: http://michigansaf.org/ForestInfo/MSUElibrary/Facts-TAPPI.PDF
Description: Paper recycling has been around as long as paper itself. Paper companies have always recognized that environmental and economic benefits of recycling. In recent years, paper recycling has become popular with everyone as a way to help protect our environment by reusing our resources and conserving landfill space. This resource is packed with information on the process of how paper is recycled including a colorful flow diagram. The Green Quiz reinforces the vocabulary learned. Excellent resource.
Author/Producer: TAPPI - Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry
Topic Areas Covered: Paper, Recycling, Waste Prevention
Resource Type: Pamphlet
For Grade Levels: K-9
Publication Date: 1996
Length: 15 pages
Cost: Free (PDF download)
Is It Available For Loan? No
Is Training Necessary? No
Language: English
Educational or Informational: Educational
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Hidden Items: Forest
Geographic Location: U.S.
Notes: Example
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Author/Producer Contact: TAPPI - Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry, Public Outreach Department
Address: P.O. Box 105113
Atlanta, GA 30348-5113
Phone: 1-800-291-3145
Email: public_outreach@tappi.org

Our Message & Evaluation Criteria

  • Everything is made from natural resources and natural resources must come from somewhere.
  • The gathering and processing of all natural resources have environmental impacts.
  • Responsible production and use of wood - a renewable resource - is environmentally sound.

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