Recycling Silicone Papers

The silicone-coated paper used for food contact applications contains small amounts of silicone
that make the paper resistant to oil, grease, and water. However, the silicone coating makes
recycling paper more challenging.

Recycling Coffee Cups

Most coffee cups are made from a layered material consisting of a paperboard on the outside, a
polyethylene coating on the inside, and a moisture barrier in between. This makes them difficult to
recycle using traditional methods …

Recycling Polymer-Coated Papers

The polymer
coating provides properties such as moisture resistance, grease resistance, and barrier protection,
making the recycling process more complex than traditional paper recycling …