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Follow the Paper Trail 25

How does it get from the forest to your office? With one quick quiz, all will be revealed!

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Paper stock (the material from which the finished product is created) is about 99% water.
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Fibers from different types of trees cannot be mixed in the papermaking process or it will weaken the paper.
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Papermaking is a pretty ancient art—in fact, it dates all the way back to 105 AD (and some sources say even earlier!). But it's come a long way since then, and today's production process creates everything from dollar bills to bandages to printer paper. Take this quiz and learn how it's done!

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