Most of us recycle paper and plastic – but what about cartons? According to the Carton Council of North America, 50% of U.S. households can now recycle cartons throughout curbside and other recycling programs. Carton recycling access has grown a remarkable 177% over the last five years. Since cartons are made mostly of paper, they are a renewable resource and be reused forever and remanufactured into new products. Cartons are also lightweight and transportation efficient, with just 94% product and only 6% package.
There are two types of cartons – and both types are recyclable
Carton Recycling provides an additional revenue stream
Does your community recycle cartons yet? Is your recycling facility using a Harmony Enterprises baler to bale cartons? We would love to hear from you!