Pulp Magic: Archive

APRIL 2, 2019
Is a Digital Backlash Coming?
By Mary Anne Hansan Tags digital paper productive learning

Students need both the immediacy of digital and the tactile of paper to get the most from their learning experience.

Students need both the immediacy of digital and the tactile of paper to get the most from their learning experience.

Students need both the immediacy of digital and the tactile of paper to get the most from their learning experience.

APRIL 1, 2019
Our Forests Continue to Grow
By Mary Anne Hansan Tags environment

New regulations always bring with them a host of fresh questions, and some have expressed concern that a recent ban in Europe on single-use plastics may drive up paper use, ultimately causing deforestation. Fortunately with paper, it works the other way ...

New regulations always bring with them a host of fresh questions, and some have expressed concern that a recent ban in Europe on single-use plastics may drive up paper use, ultimately causing deforestation. Fortunately with paper, it works the other way around. Because forests can be selectively harvested and replanted, they don’t get converted to other …

New regulations always bring with them a host of fresh questions, and some have expressed concern that a recent ban in Europe on single-use plastics may drive up paper use, ultimately causing deforestation. Fortunately with paper, it works the other way around. Because forests can be selectively harvested and replanted, they don’t get converted to other …

FEBRUARY 27, 2019
Is There Anything Paper Can’t Do?
By Mary Anne Hansan Tags innovation paper

Is there something about paper that inspires the human imagination? I think so. While paper has been around for centuries, the “first technology” has continued to innovate right up to the present day. Take sustainability for example. A research group ...

Is there something about paper that inspires the human imagination? I think so. While paper has been around for centuries, the “first technology” has continued to innovate right up to the present day. Take sustainability for example. A research group at the University of California, Riverside and Shandong University in China are on the verging …

Is there something about paper that inspires the human imagination? I think so. While paper has been around for centuries, the “first technology” has continued to innovate right up to the present day. Take sustainability for example. A research group at the University of California, Riverside and Shandong University in China are on the verging …

FEBRUARY 12, 2019
Cellulose Nanofibers: The Next Big Thing
By Mary Anne Hansan Tags innovation packaging paper paper and packaging industry

The pulping process that turns wood into paper is an old technology. Really old. Older than eyeglasses. Older than the compass. Older than porcelain, gun powder, and even algebra. But what’s remarkable is that, after nearly two millennia, our industry ...

The pulping process that turns wood into paper is an old technology. Really old. Older than eyeglasses. Older than the compass. Older than porcelain, gun powder, and even algebra. But what’s remarkable is that, after nearly two millennia, our industry is still innovating around wood fiber, using cutting edge processes to transform it for use …

The pulping process that turns wood into paper is an old technology. Really old. Older than eyeglasses. Older than the compass. Older than porcelain, gun powder, and even algebra. But what’s remarkable is that, after nearly two millennia, our industry is still innovating around wood fiber, using cutting edge processes to transform it for use …

DECEMBER 19, 2018
Paper: Part of Our Sustainable Future
By Mary Anne Hansan Tags paper paper and packaging industry recyclable renewable resource

Paper isn’t going anywhere. We’re just getting started and plan on doing everything we can to make that future sustainable.

Paper isn’t going anywhere. We’re just getting started and plan on doing everything we can to make that future sustainable.

Paper isn’t going anywhere. We’re just getting started and plan on doing everything we can to make that future sustainable.

DECEMBER 3, 2018
Paper: The Original “Circular Economy”
By Mary Anne Hansan Tags packaging paper recyclable renewable resource

Our friends at Two Sides, a non-profit dedicated to promoting paper’s sustainability and debunking the myth that digital is greener, recently posted a thought-provoking piece about the “circular economy,” driven by recycling and reuse of raw materials, in contrast with ...

Our friends at Two Sides, a non-profit dedicated to promoting paper’s sustainability and debunking the myth that digital is greener, recently posted a thought-provoking piece about the “circular economy,” driven by recycling and reuse of raw materials, in contrast with the “linear economies” that continue to persist in many sectors.

Our friends at Two Sides, a non-profit dedicated to promoting paper’s sustainability and debunking the myth that digital is greener, recently posted a thought-provoking piece about the “circular economy,” driven by recycling and reuse of raw materials, in contrast with the “linear economies” that continue to persist in many sectors.