Category: News

Cardboard Homes for Cats?

14/06/2017 by in category News tagged as , , ,

Blue Cross’ Estate Agents for Cats, with cardboard homes for sale Many cat owners may agree on one thing: their feline friends love cardboard.  Cardboard boxes test the curiosity of the average cat.  With this in mind, the Blue Cross animal charity went one better in London.  As part of a fundraising initiative, they opened […]

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A Toilet Roll Stick Puppet Theatre

07/06/2017 by in category News tagged as , , , ,

How to create a toilet roll stick puppet theatre with cardboard About ten minutes walk from our base, we have the Romiley Forum theatre on our doorstep. Opening in the early 1970s as part of a town centre redevelopment scheme, it is managed by NK Theatre Arts. From musicals to musical tribute acts, it has […]

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Things to Do with a Used Pringles Tube

06/06/2017 by in category News tagged as , , , ,

Alternative uses for a used Pringles tube, once the pop stops This month hasn’t been a good one for the Pringles tube. It has been attacked by The Recycling Association over its materials. The tube has a metal base, plastic cap, metal tear-off lid, and a foil lined cardboard sleeve which makes it a pain […]

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Cardboard Sheets and Landmine Detection

06/06/2017 by in category News tagged as , , , , ,

Why cardboard sheets, disguised as turtles, are being used to detect landmines Detecting landmines is a dangerous occupation. So much so that robotics and drones need to be deployed for this job. Only one problem with robotics is they are far from discreet, and look conspicuous from a short distance. According to an article in […]

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All Aboard the Cardboard Flight Simulator

26/05/2017 by in category News tagged as , , , ,

The Shamir family’s cardboard flight simulator We at Romiley Board Mill are close to Manchester Airport’s flight path, with all manner of jet and turboprop aircraft enroute to Ringway or further afield. We take the joys of long distance air travel for granted with better deals for a flight to Houston than a train ticket […]

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Cardboard Planks That Look Like Wood

26/05/2017 by in category News tagged as , , , , , ,

How PESI’s cardboard planks look like wooden planks Summertime is on its way. Usually, it is a chance to get the garden furniture out and entertain your friends. It is a good time for walking along the Peak Forest Canal, which Romiley Board Mill backs onto, or the Roman Lakes. At any point of your […]

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Monami Ohno’s Cardboard Handicrafts

25/05/2017 by in category News tagged as , , , ,

A look at Monami Ohno’s highly detailed cardboard models Meet Monani Ohno. She makes models out of cardboard. Not just any old models using our favoured material. These cardboard handicrafts are highly detailed ones that range from beer cans to the Delorean DMC-12 car from Back to the Future. Anything like the triceratops (the Shutterstock […]

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Chimney Demolition Marks New Chapter

03/05/2017 by in category News tagged as , , , ,

How the demolition of our tallest chimney makes for a more environmentally friendly Romiley Board Mill Going down: the demolition of our tallest chimney. A new chapter in the history of Romiley Board Mill has opened this week, with the demolition of our tallest chimney.  After planning permission from Stockport MBC, demolition has begun this […]

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The Benefits of Eco-Friendly Packaging

21/04/2017 by in category News tagged as , , , ,

How eco-friendly packaging benefits the customer as well as the environment Well before eco-friendly packaging became a buzzword, our industry has offered ecologically sound packaging for several years. With sustainably managed forests, the industry is more environmentally friendly than ever. Cardboard has formed part of our packaging requirements for the last century, and is likely […]

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Could Cardboard Drones Deliver?

05/04/2017 by in category News tagged as , , , , , ,

How cardboard drones could play a part in the way we do our shopping Online shopping: it is convenient. It makes up for the times we cannot get to Merseyway or Peel Shopping Centre. The biggest downside is waiting for your goods, and one perennial problem is the whereabouts of your order. At worst, your […]

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