November 5 - 8, 2023 | Atlanta, Georgia

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The purpose of the Recycling track is to disseminate new developments in the recycling field with emphasis on recycling previous unusable raw materials along with focus on packaging compatibility & environmental sustainability.

Presentations will cover developments in recycling packaging papers in a circular economy, transforming pulper ropes into a valuable resource,  recycling paper-plastic laminate coffee cups, poly aluminum chloride in surface sizing for fluting packing grades, making packaging compatible with paper recycling, hydra pulper consistency control, how to detect dirt & shives & improved deinking flotation.

Participants will understand the latest developments in the recycling  processes, process enhancement that could be applicable to their manufacturing process, and solutions to a number of issues & materials that were previously believed unusable in their operations.   

Learning outcomes: After successfully completing the sessions in this track, the participants will be able to go back to their workplace and:

Demonstration of learning outcomes: After attending the recycling  presentation sessions attendees will have a better understanding of how to implement:

Recycling Track Schedule

(Program is subject to change.) 

Tuesday, November 7th



Session 11: Recycling of Recovered Paper 

Session Chair: Cesar Basilio, Thiele Kaolin Company Siliconized Paper Release
Location: Inman

  1. Deinking of Water-Based Inks
    Roe‐Hoan Yoon, Virginia Tech

  2. Advanced Water Treatment and Recycling Solution for Low Water Consumption Paper Mill, Case Studies
    Ilkka Laasonen, Nijhuis Saur Industries