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Tag: Paper Packaging and Tissue

Endowment Honors Legacy of Professor Adrianna Kirkman

May 5, 2021

Endowment Honors Legacy of Professor Adrianna Kirkman

The endowment will provide merit-based scholarships for undergraduate students pursuing a degree in paper science and engineering who have demonstrated interest in equality, diversity or social justice for women. 

The Talley tower - Exploring the Diversity-Innovation Link in the Pulp and Paper Industry - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Jan 13, 2021

Exploring the Diversity-Innovation Link in the Pulp and Paper Industry

A new study uncovered differences in diversity trends that researchers say could be important to a company’s ability to innovate. 

Green recycle symbol on cardboard - Tis the Season to Recycle - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Dec 7, 2020

‘Tis the Season to Recycle

Online shoppers can help combat climate change by recycling cardboard boxes and other packaging materials during the holiday season. 

a small farm in the mountains of Colombia

Oct 15, 2020

Sustainable Fibers Provide Economic Support for Vulnerable Communities in Colombia

A research initiative exploring the use of fique fiber residues for tissue paper production is providing jobs for Colombian farmers. 

A picture of industrial hemp growing in a field

Sep 18, 2020

Industrial Hemp: A More Sustainable Option for the Hygiene Industry

Researchers at NC State’s College of Natural Resources are using industrial hemp to develop tissue paper and other products. 

Belltower

May 26, 2020

NC State Partners with CESMII to Promote ‘Smart’ Technologies in Paper Manufacturing, Other Industries

NC State and CESMII have launched the Smart Manufacturing Innovation Center. 

This illustration shows a roll of toilet paper

May 19, 2020

How the Coronavirus Created a Toilet Paper Shortage

Although the country is slowly reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic, there’s one household item you may still find missing on grocery store shelves: Toilet paper. 

Electron microscope image of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

Mar 30, 2020

Antimicrobial Tissue Paper Could Help Fight the Spread of COVID-19 and Other Infectious Diseases

NC State researchers have developed a new tool that could someday help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and other infectious diseases: antimicrobial tissue paper. 

Festive wrapped gifts -A Brief History of Paper: From Recording History to Wrapping Gifts

Dec 16, 2019

A Brief History of Paper: From Recording History to Wrapping Gifts

For thousands of years, people around the world have been wrapping gifts. But the wrapping paper industry as we know it today was, surprisingly, a complete accident. 

Unexpected Products Made From Paper

Nov 11, 2015

Unexpected Products Made From Paper

Did you know that there are more than 5,000 products made from paper and paper making by-products?