Recycled Paper Lab Research & Testing with TAPPI Standards

This short course offers a broad introduction to laboratory testing of recycled fibers or paper made from recycled fiber for research and production quality control purposes. It covers all the TAPPI standard methods that are used for testing a variety of paper properties.

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Printing Inks & Deinking in the Paper Recycling Process – Awareness

This course introduces basic optical and mechanical properties of recycled fibers and paper and focuses on recycling effects on water retention, fiber swelling ability, and bonding ability on mechanical strength of paper.

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Fiber Properties & Paper Physics – Awareness

This course introduces basic optical and mechanical properties of recycled fibers and paper and focuses on recycling effects on water retention, fiber swelling ability, and bonding ability on mechanical strength of paper.

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Stickies & Organic Materials Characterization & Removal in the Paper Recycling Process – Awareness

This short course offers a broad introduction to the subject of stickies and organic materials characterization and removal in the paper recycling process.

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Manufacturing of Paper from Recycled Fibers: Process, Products, & Technologies – Awareness

This short course provides an overview of the paper recycling processes and technologies including various types of paper that can be recovered and the grades of paper that are manufactured from recycled fibers.

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The Recycling System: Value Chains, Collection, MRFs, & Markets – Awareness

This short course offers a broad introduction to fiber recovery infrastructure including a value chain overview, a history and evolution of recycled fiber collection, MRF sortation practices, markets, and national trend impacts.

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Advanced Fibers Recycling Awareness Certificate

This six-part short course awareness level certificate focuses on recycling systems, MRFs, markets, manufacturing, fiber properties & physics, printing inks/deinking, stickies and involves a tour of a paper pilot plant.

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