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Have Yourself a Cardboard Christmas

30/11/2016 by in category News tagged as , , , , , , ,

Five ways to celebrate Christmas with cardboard Cardboard is something we tend to see plenty of at Christmas. A lot of it is thrown away and sticking out of the blue bin before collection day. Everything from the latest toy to a selection of after shaves or perfumes isn’t immune.

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Would You Buy a Cardboard Desk?

28/11/2016 by in category News tagged as , , , ,

A look at aiBox Design’s cardboard desk In the last weekend, the Black Friday sales may have sent us scurrying towards the websites or the Peel Retail Park. If you chose the latter, it was your typical run-of-the-mill traffic clogged affair from Bents Lane to the Portwood roundabout. Or you could have gone to IKEA […]

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Cardboard Tube Coffin for Company Founder

25/11/2016 by in category News tagged as , , , , , , ,

Founder of Industrial Packaging Ltd, Bray, requested cardboard tube coffin instead of conventional one Earlier this month, Frederick (Fred) Norman Lee, the founder of Industrial Packaging Ltd in Bray, County Wicklow, passed away at the age of 97. At his funeral in Redwood Cemetery, he was laid to rest in a cardboard tube coffin instead […]

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Amazon Packaging Workers Set to Strike

24/11/2016 by in category News tagged as , , , , , , , , , , ,

3,000 packaging workers set to take industrial action over this weekend This weekend will be the busiest time of the year for internet shopping. The period from Black Friday to Cyber Monday sees the likes of Amazon making a killing. Unsurprisingly, it is also the busiest time of the year for cyber criminals. Neither Black […]

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Cardboard Giraffes Are No Tall Order

08/11/2016 by in category News tagged as , , , , , ,

Romiley Primary School’s adorable cardboard giraffes It is always gratifying to see used cardboard put to creative use. As well as furniture, desk tidies and spacecraft, toilet paper rolls are often used for cardboard animals. Many of them are small enough for tables, shelves and desks. Putting smaller efforts to shame are Romiley Primary School’s […]

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Another Cardboard Crib for Baby

21/10/2016 by in category News tagged as , , , , ,

Scotland follows Finnish cardboard crib scheme In a July blog post, we at Romiley Board Mill looked at Finland’s cardboard crib scheme. Today, the Finnish childcare scheme has won a new convert. This time, in Scotland.

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Cardboard Electrical Power

18/10/2016 by in category News tagged as , , , , ,

Could a combination of cardboard, graphite, and Teflon based electrical power usurp ‘AA’ batteries? Could WHSmith or Ryman be a future source for powering our future devices? Though the two stationery chains sell ‘AA’ batteries among other items, they too could be obsolete well into the future. No matter what technological developments take place, there […]

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Christchurch’s Cardboard Cathedral

28/09/2016 by in category News tagged as , , , , ,

How the strength of cardboard tubes is behind the New Zealand city’s cardboard cathedral Never underestimate the strength of cardboard tubes. Over the last month, we have learned about its merits as a construction material for furniture. Today, we have learned about its qualities in building works. On opening in 2013, Christchurch’s transitional cathedral building […]

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Cardboard Craft Works: Three Detailed Models

21/09/2016 by in category News tagged as , , , , , ,

A compendium of cardboard craft works powered by cardboard tubes, bricks and… shale In our previous piece, we looked at the fact you could buy 200 cardboard rolls from eBay. This post has inspired us enough to look at some more fascinating uses of cardboard packaging. Such as the repurposing of cardboard rolls for massive […]

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Money for Old Loo Rolls?

20/09/2016 by in category News tagged as , , , , ,

Did you know that empty loo rolls can be bought on eBay? Once upon a time, Harrods in Knightsbridge could sell you anything from a pair of espadrilles to an elephant. As to whether they sell the latter, this is highly unlikely due to animal welfare issues. The internet seems to be fulfilling the old […]

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