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Cardboard Boxes by the Numbers

CARDBOARD BOXES by Uhe wumbers RECYCLING STATS Spousorad by Assured Self Storage A Brief History of Corrugated Paper 1856 - Corrugated paper first used in England as liner for tall hats. 1871 - Corrugated boxboard was used as a shipping material. 1895 - The first corrugated cardboard box was manufactured in the U.S. 400 CORRUGATED PACKING PLANTS IN U.S. & CANADA 90% 1,500 MILLION TONS PAPER & CARDBO ARD PRODUCED WORLDWIDE OF ITEMS SHIPPED IN U.S. IN CARDBOARD PACKAGING Papr andboard s the bigget component in ayonos traske 24.1 TONS Discarded BIGGEST MANUFACTURED PRODUCT IN THE WASTE STREAM Bg Woight Corrugatid ardboord las the bat reayding rawrd of any padking watorial IN 1993 IN 2011 55% 91% Raycling oue tou of cardboard saves over. 9 9 700 46 CUBIC YARDS OF LANDFILL SPACE GALLONS OF WATER GALLONS OF OIL Sources: HTTP:/BITLY.COM/BUNDLES/0_GRD8OPJHOJ/2 ASSURED SELF STORAGE 503 S HASKELL AVE DALLAS, TEXAS 75223 (877) 992-7787 wwW.STOREASSURED.COM © 2014 ASSURED SELF STORAGE

Cardboard Boxes by the Numbers

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The infographic highlights stats and facts about cardboard recycling in the United States.


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