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Cardboard is one of the most reusable materials around.

Bundles of paper and cardboard ready for recycling
Fast Facts

Cardboard is truly resilient

Convenience stores, grocery stores, retailers, manufacturers, and a host of other industries rely on cardboard packaging, which results in tons of OCC waste. All of that material is recyclable—and valuable if you have the right volume. Cardboard is a commodity, and Rubicon can help you navigate the fluctuating market prices and regulatory policies to make sure you get the maximum value for your materials. You’ll keep waste out of landfills, keep money in your pocket, and keep the planet healthy.

  • Recycling cardboard requires only 75% of the energy needed to make new cardboard
  • Recycling one ton of cardboard saves 46 gallons of oil
  • Nearly 80% of all retailers and grocers recycle their cardboard
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Cardboard as a commodity

Recycling cardboard is essential for sustainability. It protects forests, curbs climate change, and conserves resources. And best of all? It’s relatively easy to do. Talk with one of our experts today, and together we’ll build a cost-efficient process to recycle everything in your bin.

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