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Kleenex
KLEENEX is a brand name for a variety of paper-based products such as facial tissue , bathroom tissue , paper towels , tampons , and diapers . Often used as a genericized trademark for facial tissue, especially in the United States, the name Kleenex
Kleenex
is a registered trademark of Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc. Kleenex
Kleenex
products are manufactured in 30 countries and sold in more than 170 countries. Kleenex
Kleenex
brands include Cottonelle , Huggies , and VIVA
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Paperboard
PAPERBOARD is a thick paper -based material. While there is no rigid differentiation between paper and paperboard, paperboard is generally thicker (usually over 0.25 mm, 0.010 in, or 10 points) than paper . According to ISO standards, paperboard is a paper with a grammage above 224 g/m2, but there are exceptions. Paperboard
Paperboard
can be single- or multi-ply. Paperboard
Paperboard
can be easily cut and formed, is lightweight, and because it is strong, is used in packaging . Another end-use would be graphic printing, such as book and magazine covers or postcards. Sometimes it is referred to as cardboard , which is a generic, lay term used to refer to any heavy paper pulp –based board. Paperboard is also used in fine arts for creating sculptures
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Paper Bag
A PAPER BAG is a bag made out of paper . Paper
Paper
bags are commonly used as shopping bags , packaging, and sacks. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Production * 3 Paper
Paper
Bags Consumption in United Kingdom * 4 Single layer * 5 Multiwall paper sacks * 6 Recycling
Recycling
* 7 See also * 8 References * 8.1 Books HISTORYIn 1852, Francis Wolle , a schoolteacher, invented the first machine to mass-produce paper bags. Wolle and his brother patented the machine and founded the Union Paper
Paper
Bag
Bag
Company . In 1871, inventor Margaret E. Knight designed a machine that could create flat-bottomed paper bags, which could carry more than the previous envelope-style design. In 1883, Charles Stilwell patented a machine that made square-bottom paper bags with pleated sides, making them easier to fold and store
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Paper Cup
A PAPER CUP is a disposable cup made out of paper and often lined or coated with plastic or wax to prevent liquid from leaking out or soaking through the paper. It may be made of recycled paper and is widely used around the world. CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 Dixie cups * 2 Manufacture * 2.1 Waterproofing * 2.2 Printing on paper cups * 3 Environmental impact * 3.1 Recycling * 3.2 Paper vs plastic * 3.3 Emissions * 3.4 Habitat-loss trees used * 4 Lids * 5 See also * 6 References * 6.1 Citations * 6.2 Bibliography HISTORYPaper cups have been documented in imperial China , where paper was invented by 2nd century BC. Paper cups were known as chih pei and were used for the serving of tea. They were constructed in different sizes and colors, and were adorned with decorative designs. Textual evidence of paper cups appears in a description of the possessions of the Yu family, from the city of Hangzhou
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Napkin
A NAPKIN, SERVIETTE or FACE TOWELETTE is a rectangle of cloth used at the table for wiping the mouth and fingers while eating. It is usually small and folded, sometimes in intricate designs and shapes. The word comes from Middle English
Middle English
, borrowing the French nappe—a cloth covering for a table—and adding -kin, the diminutive suffix. CONTENTS * 1 Terminology * 2 Description and history * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links TERMINOLOGY"Serviette" can be heard in the United Kingdom, Ireland, some parts of Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Kenya and South Africa
South Africa
. In Australia and New Zealand, "serviette" generally refers to the paper variety and "napkin" refers to the cloth variety. The same distinction is used in Canada although "paper napkin" may be used interchangeably with "serviette". In the UK, the term "napkin" is traditionally "U" (upper-class) and "serviette" is "non-U"
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Paper Towel
A PAPER TOWEL (or KITCHEN PAPER) is an absorbent towel made from tissue paper instead of cloth. Unlike cloth towels, paper towels are disposable and intended to be used only once. Paper
Paper
towels soak up water because they are loosely woven which enables water to travel between the fibers, even against gravity (capillary effect ). Paper towels can be individually packed (as stacks of folded towels or held coiled) or come in rolls. Paper
Paper
towels have similar purposes to conventional towels, such as drying hands, wiping windows and other surfaces, dusting, and cleaning up spills
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Oyster Pail
An OYSTER PAIL (also known as a CHINESE FOOD BOX or CHINESE TAKEOUT CONTAINER) is a folded, waxed or plastic coated, paperboard container originally designed to hold oysters. It commonly comes with a handle made of solid wire . Currently, it is often in use by American Chinese cuisine restaurants primarily throughout the United States, to package hot or cold take-out food. It can also sometimes be found in other western countries such as Australia, New Zealand, Germany and England, but is rarely seen in China and other Asian countries with high numbers of ethnic Chinese. CONTENTS * 1 Uses * 2 History * 3 See also * 4 Notes USESThe container has the advantage of being inexpensive, durable and fairly leak-proof as long as it is kept upright. The top usually includes a locking paperboard tab so that it is self-closing. The simple origami -like folded construction also allows for some escape of steam from hot food
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Molded Pulp
MOLDED PULP, also named MOULDED PULP or MOLDED FIBRE, is a packaging material, typically made from recycled paperboard and/or newsprint . It is used for protective packaging or for food service trays and beverage carriers. Other typical uses are end caps , trays , plates, bowls and clamshell containers. For many applications, molded pulp is less expensive than expanded polystyrene (EPS), vacuumed formed PET and PVC
PVC
, corrugation, and foams. Molded pulp
Molded pulp
is often considered a sustainable packaging material, as defined by the Sustainable Packaging Coalition, since it is produced from recycled materials, and can be recycled again after its useful life-cycle. Molded pulp
Molded pulp
products can be made waterproof with a spray or dip coating of wax
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Cigarette Pack
A PACK or PACKET OF CIGARETTES is a rectangular container , mostly of paperboard , which contains cigarettes. The pack is designed with a flavor-protective foil, paper or biodegradable plastic , and sealed through a transparent airtight plastic film. By pulling the "pull-tabs", the pack is opened. Hard packs can be closed again after opening, whereas soft packs cannot. Cigarette
Cigarette
packs often contain warning messages depending on which country they are sold in. CONTENTS* 1 Package size * 1.1 Pack * 1.2 Carton
Carton
* 2 Hard pack and soft pack * 3 Collectable pack * 4 Features * 5 Plain tobacco packaging * 6 References * 7 External links PACKAGE SIZE Box
Box
of 400 Marlboro cigarettes. PACKThe size of a pack is often regulated. Government agencies usually set a minimum pack size
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Coffee Cup Sleeve
COFFEE CUP SLEEVES, also known as COFFEE SLEEVES, COFFEE CLUTCHES, COFFEE COZIES, HOT CUP JACKETS, PAPER ZARFS , COFFEE COLLARS, COFFEE SLEEVE, and CUP HOLDERS, are roughly cylindrical sleeves that fit tightly over handle-less paper coffee cups to insulate the drinker's hands from hot coffee. Coffee sleeves are typically made of textured paperboard , but can be found made of other materials. Coffee sleeves allow coffee houses , fast food restaurants , and other vendors to avoid double-cupping, the practice of using two (or more) nested paper cups for a single hot beverage. Some paper cup holders carry advertisements . The coffee sleeve was invented in 1991 by Jay Sorensen and patented in 1995 (under the trademarked name JAVA JACKET), and are now commonly utilized by coffee houses and other vendors that sell hot beverages dispensed in disposable paper cups. There are a number of patents that cover various coffee sleeves and their aspects
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Corrugated Fiberboard
CORRUGATED FIBERBOARD is a material consisting of a fluted corrugated sheet and one or two flat linerboards. It is made on "flute lamination machines" or "corrugators" and is used in the manufacture of shipping containers and corrugated boxes . The corrugated medium and linerboard board both are made of kraft containerboard , a paperboard material usually over 0.01 inches (0.25 mm) thick. Corrugated fiberboard
Corrugated fiberboard
and paperboard are sometimes called corrugated cardboard , although cardboard might be any heavy paper-pulp based board
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Envelope
An ENVELOPE is a common packaging item, usually made of thin flat material. It is designed to contain a flat object, such as a letter or card . Traditional envelopes are made from sheets of paper cut to one of three shapes: a rhombus , a short-arm cross or a kite. These shapes allow for the creation of the envelope structure by folding the sheet sides around a central rectangular area. In this manner, a rectangle-faced enclosure is formed with an arrangement of four flaps on the reverse side
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Toilet Paper
TOILET PAPER is a tissue paper product used by people primarily for the ablution of the anus and surrounding area of fecal material after defecation and by human females for cleaning the perineal area of urine after urination and other bodily fluid releases. It also acts as a layer of protection for the hands during these processes. It is sold as a long strip of perforated paper wrapped around a paperboard core for storage in a dispenser near a toilet. Most modern toilet paper in the developed world is designed to decompose in septic tanks , whereas some other bathroom and facial tissues are not. Toilet
Toilet
paper comes in various plies or layers of thickness, from one-ply all the way up to six-ply, meaning that it is either a single sheet or multiple sheets placed back-to-back to make it thicker, stronger and more absorbent
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Postcard
A POSTCARD or POST CARD is a rectangular piece of thick paper or thin cardboard intended for writing and mailing without an envelope . Shapes other than rectangular may also be used. There are novelty exceptions, such as wood postcards , made of thin wood, and copper postcards sold in the Copper Country of the U.S. state of Michigan
Michigan
, and coconut "postcards" from tropical islands. In some places, one can send a postcard for a lower fee than for a letter . Stamp collectors distinguish between postcards (which require a stamp ) and postal cards (which have the postage pre-printed on them). While a postcard is usually printed by a private company, individual or organization, a postal card is issued by the relevant postal authority . The world's oldest postcard was sent in 1840 to the writer Theodore Hook from Fulham in London, England. The study and collecting of postcards is termed deltiology
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Postage Stamp
A POSTAGE STAMP is a small piece of paper that is purchased and displayed on an item of mail as evidence of payment of postage. Typically, stamps are printed on special custom-made paper , show a national designation and a denomination (value) on the front, and have an adhesive gum on the back or are self-adhesive . Postage stamps are purchased from a postal administration (post office) or other authorized vendor, and are used to pay for the costs involved in moving mail, as well as other business necessities such as insurance and registration. They are sometimes a source of net profit to the issuing agency, especially when sold to collectors who will not actually use them for postage. Stamps are usually rectangular, but triangles or other shapes are occasionally used. The stamp is affixed to an envelope or other postal cover (e.g., packet, box, mailing cylinder) the customer wishes to send
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