The article starts with the lines: “It’s not as simple as you might think” teasing us to being inquisitive and ready to learn more about the typical activity of cardboard recycling. Marc goes on to describe the advantages of recycling cardboard showing facts and statistics. And then moving towards the point of the write-up: to describe the proper means of recycling this material.
“Most cardboard products can be recycled (boxes, tubes, etc.), but there are usually some conditions you must follow,” Marc writes and then discusses the specific conditions and preparations required to recycle cardboard.
The subsection, “When Not to Recycle Cardboard,” describes the physical qualities of cardboard unfit for recycling. We consider this the most significant part of the write-up. For instance, pizza boxes, milk cartons and even wet cardboard are not fit for recycling. We consider this information very useful to help people ease the sorting processes in local recycling centers.
“If you can’t recycle cardboard, there might be other uses for it around your house. If you compost, cardboard can be used in your compost pile. It can also be used to line garden beds or as mulch for weed control. And, of course, you can reuse boxes for shipping or storage.” This, to us, encourages reuse or repurposing. For reusing cardboard in the garden you could find out more here. And for crafty repurposing here.