There’s Gold In That Trash

Sunday, January 23, 2011

Corrugated packaging is recycled at the highest rate of any material. Estimates put the percentage of corrugated boxes that make it back into the production cycle at over 70%. Mills, producing linerboard and medium, utilize between 30 and 100% recycled fibers. The market for recycled fibers, in the form of old corrugated containers (OCC), fluctuates significantly and is currently at $100/Ton.