Don't Forget to Take Out the Trim!
But the most important one is money. All that paper waste is a sellable commodity. Tom Egan, president of TNC Industries in Minneapolis, a supplier of HVAC and trim evacuation systems, told me that several bindery owners informed him that the money collected from selling the baled paper to recyclers made up a sizeable part of their bottom line. In these days of compressed profit margins, every little bit helps.