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A Primer on Paper 25

It’s been around for thousands of years and gets used in millions of ways, but what do you really know about paper’s origins and recycling?

Updated On 08/11/2016 | Originally Published On 07/09/2015

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Contaminants, known as “outthrows” or “prohibited materials” can complicate or prevent the paper recycling process completely.
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We use paper every day and almost everywhere, but what do you really know about this versatile material? With this short quiz, you’ll find out where paper comes from, and how to ensure that paper products get new lives through recycling.

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