Articles about Paper Products

Office Supplier Joins Recycling Bandwagon

By JANETTE RODRIGUES Daily Press July 16, 1992

When recycled office supplies, such as bond paper, envelopes and legal pads, began appearing on the market, John Cabot Ishon of Hampton Stationery believed the new p roducts were just a fad. But unlike some passing fancies that come and go, the producers of recycled office supplies, such as EarthWise Office Products, have established a foothold for themselves in the $100 billion office supply industry. Office supply retailers, such as Hampton Stationery, are making more of an investment because more customers want to purchase recycled paper products.

ARTICLES BY DATEInternational Paper wraps up a century of paper production in Isle of Wight

By By Allison T. Williams and 247 4535 April 16, 2010

ISLE OF WIGHT The final pages of Isle of Wight County’s paper manufacturing history rolled off the machines at International Paper Corp. on Thursday. The company shut down its last two machines that produced sheets of paper and coated paperboard late that afternoon. It was the final step before the plant is shuttered and the end of employment for more than 1,100 workers who started getting laid off in waves beginning Dec. 31. “It’s the end of a legacy,” said a teary eyed Dana Carr, a company employee eating lunch at Fred’s Restaurant in downtown Franklin. Trader. And it was the desire of a Virginia Beach based paper products firm to ship from Hampton Roads that helped induce British Continental to come to Newport News, said Robert A. Others show their generosity by donating money. Will Barnes or Mr. Will as he is known to the children in the Bright Beginnings preschool pr o gram at Stonehouse Elementary School is generous with both his time and his money. In addition to giving individual attention during class time to some of the preschoolers most of whom have hearing disabilities Barnes digs into his own pocket to provide snacks and paper products so the teachers don’t have to spend their own money.

The Williamsburg Pottery restaurant began featuring a Styromelt this week, but it’s not a sandwich on the menu. It’s a machine that recycles plates, cups and burger shells made of polystyrene commonly known by the trade name Styrofoam. “I think it’s a fascinating machine,” said Greg Johnson, manager of food operations at the discount shopping outlet northwest of Williamsburg. The fund raising goal for the playground is $80,000. Donations of cash and materials totaling $54,621 have been received; $20,084 has been pledged. The protest was one of more than 70 at Staples stores across the country, including 25 in the South.