Pulp Magic: Archive

DECEMBER 3, 2018
Paper: The Original “Circular Economy”
By Mary Anne Hansan

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

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

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.

SEPTEMBER 4, 2018
Free from Distraction: Removing Cell Phones from the Classroom
By Mary Anne Hansan Tags achievement paper productive learning

At the Paper and Packaging Board, we reject the print vs. digital debate as a false choice. The truth is paper-based and digital technologies are mutually reinforcing, and together make for creative, cognitive and business outcomes that neither could on ...

At the Paper and Packaging Board, we reject the print vs. digital debate as a false choice. The truth is paper-based and digital technologies are mutually reinforcing, and together make for creative, cognitive and business outcomes that neither could on their own. But there are contexts in which paper is preferable and digital a downright …

At the Paper and Packaging Board, we reject the print vs. digital debate as a false choice. The truth is paper-based and digital technologies are mutually reinforcing, and together make for creative, cognitive and business outcomes that neither could on their own. But there are contexts in which paper is preferable and digital a downright …

AUGUST 31, 2018
Recycling Works: Put it in the Bin
By Mary Anne Hansan

You may have seen news stories in recent weeks about “disruption” or even “crisis” in the recycling world, driven by regulatory changes in China—a major buyer of America’s recycled materials. But the important thing for you as a consumer to ...

You may have seen news stories in recent weeks about “disruption” or even “crisis” in the recycling world, driven by regulatory changes in China—a major buyer of America’s recycled materials. But the important thing for you as a consumer to know is that the paper and cardboard box industries, and all the other industries dedicated …

You may have seen news stories in recent weeks about “disruption” or even “crisis” in the recycling world, driven by regulatory changes in China—a major buyer of America’s recycled materials. But the important thing for you as a consumer to know is that the paper and cardboard box industries, and all the other industries dedicated …