NERC report highlights domestic recycled paper capacity increases

The latest report includes 28 expansions of which nine have been completed to date.

The Northeast Recycling Council (NERC), Brattleboro, Vermont, has released an update to its "Summary of Announced Increased Capacity to Use Recycled Paper" report. According to a news release from NERC, its latest update shows progress toward increased capacity to use recovered paper in North America.

When NERC first published this list in November 2018, the association says it listed new capacity at 17 mills, of which three projects were completed. The latest update includes 28 expansions, of which nine have been completed...

...Midwest Paper Group’s conversion of coated paper to packaging in Combined Locks, Wisconsin, that consumes 400,000 tons per year of old corrugated containers (OCC), double-lined preconsumer kraft paper and mixed paper that was completed in 2018....

...NERC’s list can be found online...
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