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Why Should Businesses in Hinsdale, Illinois Recycle Their ardboard?

For most Hinsdale, Illinois businesses, producing cardboard waste the norm. Did you know over 95% of all products in the U.S. are shipped in cardboard boxes? If you are not recycling old, corrugated cardboard in Hinsdale, Illinois, you may be throwing away money. There are only a couple of options when it comes to the OCC your Hinsdale, Illinois business produces. You are paying to haul cardboard off to the local Hinsdale, Illinois landfill, or you could be generating a revenue source for your Hinsdale, Illinois business. The larger the quantity of OCC you produce in Hinsdale, Illinois, the more you could earn. Like any commodity, the Hinsdale, Illinois cardboard recycling market fluctuates, the market always has opportunity to capture value from the product is always a viable opportunity for most Hinsdale, Illinois businesses.

Having a cardboard recycling program in Hinsdale, Illinois saves a commercial business valuable resources, it also reduces waste costs and keeps your Hinsdale, Illinois company compliant with possible recycling laws by meeting any source separation and recycling requirements there may be. The biggest reason is, to work towards a greener footprint for your local Hinsdale, Illinois business, every step we take has a real impact on our local Hinsdale, Illinois environment.

Why Businesses Should Recycle Their OCC in Hinsdale, Illinois

OCC – Old Corrugated Cardboard Recycling: We pickup cardboard bales at your Hinsdale, Illinois company and then they are processed and recycled. We will purchase cardboard bales in truckloads, less than truckloads, or by the bale. Our customers cover industries such as retail, grocery, manufacturers, and more.

What is Old Corrugated Cardboard Recycling?

What is OCC? OCC covers all corrugated cardboard boxes. Corrugated refers to those boxes where the materials are made from three separate layers of paper, two liners and a corrugated, or wavy, layer sandwiched between them. Brown paper bags are commonly accepted with OCC for recycling OCC does not include waxed cardboard (commonly from produce boxes), paperboard (flat rigid paper from beverage, cereal, tissue, or other boxes), or other materials.

 

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What is OCC Used for in Hinsdale, Illinois?

OCC is most commonly recycled into materials for the production of new corrugated containers. Despite cardboard’s inherent recyclability, it still must first find its way to the recycling plant. Before it can be recycled, cardboard must be broken down and stored in a dry place, free of contamination from moisture, grease, and oils.

What can we recycle? OCC Cardboard is a product made from three separate layers two liners and a corrugated or wavy lawyer in the middle. Paper is recycled into paperboard. Cardboard can be recycled into cardboard products such as corrugated boxes and milk cartons. Here is the Hinsdale, Illinois recycling process for OCC cardboard. When the cardboard arrives at your Hinsdale, Illinois facility, separate the cardboard (cardboard must be broken down and stored in a dry place, free of contamination from moisture, grease, and oils) from there you can use a baler to store your OCC into bales from the rest of your waste. These cardboard bales are then picked up by Commercial Waste Systems and taken to a paper mill to be recycled.

From one location to 1,000s of locations Commercial Waste Systems can help your business choose the right type recycling solution that fits your business needs. Call our friendly staff today at 888-429-7622 to see how we can help.

 

Hinsdale About

Hinsdale is a village in Cook and DuPage counties in the state of Illinois. Hinsdale is a western suburb of Chicago. The population is 16,816, most of whom live in DuPage County. The town’s ZIP code is 60521, which is listed in the top 1% of wealthiest towns in Illinois as well as the sixth-wealthiest ZIP code in the United States among areas with a population of 20,000 or more.

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Hinsdale, Illinois Information

Hinsdale is located 20 miles west of Chicago and is bordered by Western Springs to the east, Clarendon Hills and Westmont to the west, Oak Brook to the north, and Burr Ridge and Willowbrook to the south. It can be reached by highway from Interstate 294 or Interstate 55. The eastern boundary of Hinsdale is I-294, and the western boundary is Route 83. The town has a rolling, wooded topography, with a downtown, and is a 22-minute express train ride to downtown Chicago on the Burlington Northern line.