Understanding the Life Cycle of Recycled Cardboard

For people who care about conserving resources, recycling is a given. But what really happens to all the cardboard and paper dumped in curbside recycling bins? 


Mike Gunderson is general manager of WestRock, the 100-year-old paper mill that recycles cardboard picked up across the Twin Cities by Eureka Recycling. The mill yard at University and Vandalia receives mountains of used cardboard and paper daily, while inside the mill operates 24 hours a day. 

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