Pulp Magic: Archive

FEBRUARY 12, 2019
Cellulose Nanofibers: The Next Big Thing
By Mary Anne Hansan Tags 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.

DECEMBER 1, 2018
The “Recycling Crisis” That Wasn’t
By Mary Anne Hansan Tags packaging paper recyclable renewable resource

Last week USA Today published a story (“Will those holiday gift boxes actually get recycled? Um, maybe”, by Chris Woodyard) that could leave consumers with the impression that recycling as you know it is in “crisis”.

Last week USA Today published a story (“Will those holiday gift boxes actually get recycled? Um, maybe”, by Chris Woodyard) that could leave consumers with the impression that recycling as you know it is in “crisis”.

Last week USA Today published a story (“Will those holiday gift boxes actually get recycled? Um, maybe”, by Chris Woodyard) that could leave consumers with the impression that recycling as you know it is in “crisis”.

NOVEMBER 1, 2018
“The Next Great Package” Design Challenge Helps Solve Everyday Problems
By Mary Anne Hansan Tags packaging

It goes without saying that as an industry, we’re firm believers that innovations in paperboard and corrugated packaging can be used to solve some of life’s everyday challenges. But this month we are putting our money where our mouth is ...

It goes without saying that as an industry, we’re firm believers that innovations in paperboard and corrugated packaging can be used to solve some of life’s everyday challenges. But this month we are putting our money where our mouth is with the launch of our own reality style design challenge and 3-part video series, “The Next Great Package.”

It goes without saying that as an industry, we’re firm believers that innovations in paperboard and corrugated packaging can be used to solve some of life’s everyday challenges. But this month we are putting our money where our mouth is with the launch of our own reality style design challenge and 3-part video series, “The Next Great Package.”

OCTOBER 5, 2018
Spotlight on Agricultural Promotion Groups
By Mary Anne Hansan

I had the pleasure of participating in an Agricultural Promotion Groups (APGs) educational showcase alongside other checkoff programs. The event, sponsored by the USDA and 16 APGs, was intended to showcase our collective and unique product stories, innovations and how ...

I had the pleasure of participating in an Agricultural Promotion Groups (APGs) educational showcase alongside other checkoff programs. The event, sponsored by the USDA and 16 APGs, was intended to showcase our collective and unique product stories, innovations and how we raise funds to promote.

I had the pleasure of participating in an Agricultural Promotion Groups (APGs) educational showcase alongside other checkoff programs. The event, sponsored by the USDA and 16 APGs, was intended to showcase our collective and unique product stories, innovations and how we raise funds to promote.