Scrap paper plant offers free shredding on Earth Day

Mother Nature was the star on Tuesday, Earth Day, as a paper shredding company does it

Shredding, lots of shredding, even more than normal, going on at the family owned Brownsville Scrap Paper Plant.

BROWNSVILLE, TX (KVEO) - Mother Nature was the star on Tuesday, Earth Day, as a paper shredding company does it's part to honor the Earth on Earth Day.

Shredding, lots of shredding, even more than normal, going on at the family owned Brownsville Scrap Paper Plant, which been in operation since the 80's always taking a mindful approach to earth friendly operations.

In honor of Earth Day, the plant offered free paper shredding, about three to four thousand pounds of paper per hour is chewed up and spit out. Once it's shredded and bailed, the paper actually lives on eventually taking on a second life, Ruben Guerrero Jr., "It's sent off to either foreign or domestic paper mills to be reused into toilet paper, school paper, sheet rock."

The benefits of recycling the paper, maybe a few trees are saved in the process and less space taken up in landfills.


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