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100 Years Ago

September 14, 1916

SAVING WASTE MATERIAL

The attention of all people is called to the present condition in the paper industry. The supply of raw material consisting of old papers, wood pulp, and rags is far short of the amount required by the paper industry to meet the required demand.

Old papers and rags are used in very large quantities for manufacturing paper. Part of this material is collected in the United States, although the imports are about 50 percent of the amount used each year. Imports of rags and old papers during the past few months have decreased to such an ext...



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