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Only 77% of cardboard can be recycled. But not all of the cardboard is recycled. There are two kinds of cardboard: Corrugated, which has a wavy line in between two pieces and looks like a sandwich. It is used to make boxes.
The second type of cardboard is: Paperboard is made of a single sheet of cardboard. A person should recycle when the cardboard is not used anymore.
When the cardboard is really deteriorated. Do not recycle cardboard that is soiled with grease. Such as pizza boxes Do not recycle cardboard that has wax or glue.
Cardboards that are in good conditions. Not torn Not greased Not waxed Be sure to flatten the cardboard box before you take it to a recycling center.
First the cardboard is turned into pulp and it is washed down to get rid of dirt and ink. This happens in a mill. Then the mill mixes the pulp with wood chips.
After, machines dry and flatten the pulp. It turns into a mixture that is used to make cardboard boxes. Finally, this mixture is sent to manufacturing plants so that new boxes can be made.