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Aseptic Packaging

A specialized manufacturing process in which food, pharmaceutical, or other contents are sterilized separately from packaging. Things like milk, juice, soups, broths, wines, whipping cream, and teas all use aseptic packaging.


A type of stiff cardboard used to make boxes.

Composite Paper

Made by bonding paper, carboard, plastic, aluminum foil, cloth and other materials layer by layer. This is used in residential counters, cabinetry, and exterior wall cladding.

Label Matrix

Labels objects or connected components in a binary image with unique integer values.

Mixed Office

A broad mix of office papers meaning white paper, colored paper, glossy, newspapers, magazines, or envelopes.

Mixed Residential

A broad mix of residential papers including magazines, envelopes, white paper, colored paper, glossy paper, newspaper, and other kind of paper.

Office Paper

A generic name given to a wide variety of paper products used in offices and businesses, including writing, computer and copying paper.

Paper Tubes

Consist of paper or paperboard sheet layers wound together to form strong, hollow, and usually cylindrical shapes.

Printer Waste

Paper generated during printing and finishing processes, or while shaving or cutting paper or during starting runs in the process, which does not form part of the finished converted paper product.

Pulp Substitutes

A high-grade paper, often shaving and clippings from converting operations at paper mills and print shops.

Telephone Directories

A book that lists the names, addresses, and phone numbers of the people and businesses in a certain area.

White Ledger Paper

Bleached, uncolored bond, rag, or stationery grade paper, without ground wood fibers.

John Arendt, EMBI Director

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If you have questions about the Wisconsin Recycling Markets Directory, contact John Arendt, Director of the Environmental Management and Business Institute at UW-Green Bay. You can reach him by phone at (920) 465-2953 or email at

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