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cardboard city

An area heavily populated by homeless people (who sometimes use cardboard for warmth or makeshift shelter). Our local government does little to help the cardboard city, and it just keeps growing in size.
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These materials include cardboard, duct tape, glues, double-sided tape, Bristol board, elastics, scrap wood and miscellaneous dollar store items.
More people would be happy to give up chemically treated wood coffins in favour of cardboard, with the poll showing that 77% of Britons would choose a sustainable funeral over traditional services.
Nevertheless, I am trying to find out if cardboard is poisonous.
With great feedback and global interest in their first venture -- recyclable cardboard bicycles -- Elmish and automation expert Izhar Gafni of I.G.
"I really love bicycles, and when I worked in the United States, I inquired in California to see if anyone has already thought of the concept of a cardboard bicycle," Discovery News quoted Gafni as telling the Israeli invention blog No Camels.
From April until recently this month, NYCBIC investigators said they observed 900 tons of cardboard that was illegally hauled and sold for approximately $103,000.
Bend the cardboard between the slits out so it lies flat and attach pieces of tape to the underneath.
Four different solutions are available for coating every type of food packaging, including paper, cardboard and film.
Eco-friendly folk who want green funerals are being forced to fork out up to pounds 605 for a cardboard casket, a big increase on the recommended retail price of just pounds 168.
SOUTH Tyneside Council is making it easier for residents to recycle more as a range of materials including cardboard and plastic bottles can now be put straight into the recycle bin.
CONWY County Council is running a one-off kerbside collection of brown cardboard on householders' recycling collection days up to January 9.
Cardboard has been a part of the construction of residences and commercial buildings in honeycomb doors and paper-based round column form work for generations, with houses, temporary hotels and theaters, and even a pavilion popping up fully clad in cardboard across the twentieth century.
A LIVERPOOL busker who treats his audience to songs played on a cardboard guitar is now sporting a trendy new model.
Corrugated cardboard is defined as cardboard made of one or more layers of paper used for a wave and glued between two or more single--or multi-layered flat areas (Stricevic, 1983).
ANOTHER cardboard recycling facility has been unveiled in Warwickshire to help keep pace with post-Christmas demand.