Pulp Magic: paper and packaging industry

SEPTEMBER 8, 2017
For Food Safety, Think Inside the Box
by Mary Anne Hansan Tags: , , ,

September is Food Safety Month which makes this a great time to talk about the importance of clean and recyclable paper packaging. What’s the connection? Well, think about how the food you eat gets from the farm to your dinner table. Chances are, at some point, it came in a box. And there are a bunch of good reasons for ...

MAY 3, 2017
Meet the Man Behind the Trees
by Mary Anne Hansan Tags: , ,

At the end of April we celebrated Arbor Day, but for the rest of the year we should celebrate the person who came up with the idea of replanting forests: J. Sterling Morton. Morton was a collection of contradictions and accomplishments.  He was a campus radical expelled from the University of Michigan (they later gave him an honorary degree), a ...

APRIL 3, 2017
#PoweredByPaper Shakes Up High-Tech ‘South By’
by Mary Anne Hansan Tags: , , , , ,

I have heard for years about South by Southwest in Austin, the interactive festival known for debuting companies that would become household names, such as Twitter and Uber. Two weeks ago, we took the Paper & Packaging — How Life Unfolds™ campaign to “South By” and set up a 100% corrugated booth that featured a curated collection of paper and ...

DECEMBER 19, 2016
All I Want For Christmas is Pulp
by Mary Anne Hansan Tags: , ,

It’s getting late and you can’t decide what to get for that special paper and packaging person in your life.  Don’t panic; there are plenty of ideas out there and we’ve already done the legwork so you don’t have to.  Below is our round up of the best paper and packaging gifts of the 2016 holiday season: First up, one ...

DECEMBER 5, 2016
Catalogs Bring Quiet to Christmas Craze
by Mary Anne Hansan Tags: , , ,

The frantic run-up to Christmas easily makes the Scrooges among us say "Bah, Humbug!" Not me--I think it’s great! There’s nothing like getting lost in holiday music, wishful advertisements, shipping deliveries and endless commotion! There’s another Christmas tradition that I enjoy as much as Christmas cards: holiday catalogs! I turn to these magazine-like pages to find that perfect gift.  Cooking ...

NOVEMBER 30, 2016
It’s the Most Wonderful Unboxing Time of the Year
by Mary Anne Hansan Tags: , , , ,

I received my first post-Thanksgiving holiday order today, and immediately I was filled with anticipation about the gifts I ordered. Would the gifts be cherished as much as the effort that went into my careful selection? Would the recipients who opened my gift be as excited as I was when I first inspected my purchase? This moment had all the ...