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What are some companies considered reputable cardboard buyers?

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Companies considered reputable cardboard buyers include Waste Management and Brownsville Scrap Paper. Based in Houston, Texas, Waste Management is one of the largest U.S. recycling plant operators.

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In early 2015, a malaise in the U.S recycling industry caused Waste Management to post a loss of almost $16 million. Over the course of several months in 2015, the company closed almost 10 percent of its largest recycling plants. Brownsville Scrap paper buys cardboard and ships the cardboard to mills, where the scrap is recycled into new boxes for brands like Corona. In 2004, Brownsville Scrap Paper processed more than 16,000 tons of cardboard from Wal-Mart alone.

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