By Earn-Money-Recycling | January 18, 2008
Making Some Money From Recycling Corrugated Cardboard
Corrugated cardboard has always been a recycled item, but it takes a good deal of cardboard to make some money. Exact figures are not known because the price for every recycled item can change daily. You do not see many people saving corrugated cardboard because the market is so unpredictable. Cardboard that is accepted by recycling centers varies in the different types that are paid money for. Recycling corrugated cardboard helps the environment, but also the companies that buy the recycled cardboard reuse it in the manufacturing of other cardboard materials.
Recycling cardboard should be high on the list because it helps to save the trees. However, the corrugated cardboard is not a hot commodity at recycling centers unless you have a lot in way of pounds and tons. To make enough money recycling cardboard, you would need an area to store the cardboard until you reach the desired weight that pays. Many people find this is more of a problem than recycling other materials, which takes less space.
Making some money from recycling corrugated cardboard can produce some benefits because, you are protecting the environment and the trees, but you need to know what types of cardboard there are and how they are separated before you can start collecting it for selling to recycling centers. You have corrugated that is used for boxing can goods and other grocery items. Then there are materials that are paper thin, which go into another category when recycling. If you know the different types of corrugated, you can make some money.