Magazines & Catalogs
• 2.26 million tons of magazines or 1% by weight.*
• 16.7 pounds of magazines per person per year.*
• 470,000 tons for a 21% recycling rate.*
• A recent study, published in 1993, noted the recent surge in magazine publishing companies using recycled-content paper within their publication by 21%.
• Coated paper is not conducive to using recycled fiber, as the highly precise manufacturing process adds a thin layer of coating to the fiber base.
• The smoothness of the coated sheet is reduce if contaminants are not removed during the deinking process.
• Because of the clay coating on magazines and catalogs these materials on non-compostable.
• Landfilled magazines and catalogs have a density of 800 pounds per cubic yard.
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