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					 Recycling
cardboard
         By
      Peta
    cowling
How it is used.
 Cardboard is used for a number of
 reasons, hard cover books, boxes, even
 making wood.
What was wasted.
 Before 2005 , 35000 tonnes of cardboard
  was wasted a year.
 Now, 65000 tonnes a year or 65% is
  recycled.
What it is made of.
 Cardboard is made out of wood pulp,the
 pulp is mixed with a little bit of paper and
 then it is compressed down to its lowest
 size.
 Now cardboard is made of 60% recycled
 materials.
Ways to recycle cardboard.
 There are many ways to recycle cardboard
  , it makes a excellent mulch when
  shredded and mixed with veggie scraps.
 Also the obvious , putting it in the recycle
  bin!!
 Instead of throwing away the box, use as a
  storage box.
 Also if you have small amounts you can
  use it as scrap booking.
A picture.
              A simple picture of a
               cardboard bin.
Did you know??
 A man in the USA
  actually built a
  house made of
  cardboard.
 It took 3 years of
  careful construction
  and plenty of cover.
 The man used over
  2 million tonnes of
  glue to make the
  house.
My resources
 I went to google and I typed in:
  information about recycling cardboard In
  Australia
 Then I clicked on the 4 link which is the
  link saying : waste management
  committee.
 The pictures I went to images google and
  then I typed in cardboard houses.
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