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29 million tons of corrugated recycled in 2012

A clever infographic demonstrates the advantages of recycling corrugated material and using recycled corrugated throughout the packaging supply chain.

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In 2012, 91% (29 million tons) of the corrugated packaging used in the U.S. was successfully recovered for recycling. Can you guess how that stacks up against the weight of the Empire State Building?

Shurtape has prepared an infographic that takes a fun look at the growth and prominence of recycled packaging—especially as more companies take environmental stewardship into consideration along their supply chains.

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