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  Houses of the Future
Cardboard is not a traditional building material, however the introduction of innovative bonding, cutting and structural techniques has provided the opportunity to consider this lightweight and recyclable material in a more creative fashion.
The Cardboard House is seen as a prototype that may serve to meet future housing in a way that is responsible and beautiful.
Paper and cardboard have been used to construct domestic housing in Japan for many centuries, where rice paper (shoji) was both cheap and safe in earthquake prone regions.
www.housesofthefuture.com.au /hof_houses04.html   (1186 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Cardboard is a heavy wood-based type of paper, notable for its stiffness and durability.
Cardboard boxes were first produced commercially in 1817 in England.
The Kellogg brothers first used cardboard cartons to hold their flaked corn cereal, and later when they began marketing it to the general public a heat-sealed waxed bag of Waxtite was wrapped around the outside of the box and printed with their brand name.
wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/c/ca/cardboard.html   (396 words)

  
 Cardboard - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cardboard is a lay term used to describe a variety of heavy wood-based types of paper, notable for their stiffness and durability.
Paperboard (cardboard) was first invented in China some time in the 15th century, and is used for a wide variety of purposes.
The industry is working to eliminate the inaccurate term "cardboard", since it describes both paperboard and corrugated board.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cardboard   (1255 words)

  
 Cardboard - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Corrugated cardboard is given its strength by a waving middle layer
In the mid 19th century, an ingenious concept enabled relatively flimsy sheets of paper to be transformed into a rigid, stackable and cushioning form of packaging for delicate goods in transit.
Will Keith Kellogg first used cardboard cartons to hold flaked corn cereal, and later when he began marketing it to the general public, a heat-sealed waxed bag of Waxtite was wrapped around the outside of the box and printed with their brand name.
www.encyclopedia-online.info /Cardboard   (841 words)

  
 Cardboard coffins for green, eco or environmentally-friendly funerals in green cemeteries or for woodland burials
A Cardboard Coffin may be the ideal solution to the problem and can be bought for use in Woodland cemeteries, Green burials, environmentally friendly funerals, or for an alternative funeral where an individual request may include a painted coffin.
Cardboard coffin supplied by ourselves are made from extra thick ‘Toughwall’ double thickness corrugated board with an additional internal lining for support along the base to provide all the practical requirements needed from a coffin.
Where a Cardboard Coffin is to be delivered to an address outside of a 25 mile radius of central Bradford, an additional charge of £55 plus VAT will be made for postage (£35) and packaging (£20), total charge including VAT £123.38.
www.funeralsearch.co.uk /cardboard-coffins.php   (837 words)

  
 Cardboard
Cardboard is a flat packaging material consisting of paper stock and generally being of high-quality stock composition (e.g.
Cardboard goods are transported in packs (unpackaged, strapped with plastic strapping), bales, packets or paperboard cartons and in rolls.
In addition, cardboard goods must be protected from all moisture, such as rain, snow, condensation water, seawater, extremely high levels of relative humidity or damp stacking surfaces, to meet the requirements for damage-free transport.
www.tis-gdv.de /tis_e/ware/papier/karton/karton.htm   (1629 words)

  
 Recycle, recycling cardboard. How to recycle corrugated cardboard.
Cardboard is inexpensive to produce and to date is the most efficient shipping container used to package and move materials securely.
Boxboard or chipboard is often confused with cardboard because of its shared usage and similar general form.
Almost all the paper mills Paper Trail supplies use old cardboard as their feedstock when making new kraft paper, which is the component, used to make corrugated.
www.papertrail.com /cardboard_recycling.htm   (669 words)

  
 Cardboard boxes - Packaging Products - Boxes and Bubbles
This cardboard box can be used as a packing box, a box for moving home, a storage box or for any other purpose where strength and capacity are needed.
All our cardboard boxes are delivered to you flat packed in shrink wrap plastic to keep them waterproofed and protected during transit.These cardboard packing boxes are glued rather than stapled for safety and can be easily assembled with packing tape in seconds.
Cardboard Wardrobes are also fantastic for keeping your clothes clean and crease free during your move so you won't have to start ironing at the other end when you arrive at your new home.
www.boxesandbubbles.co.uk /cardboards.php   (1825 words)

  
 Cardboard box - Encyclopedia Dramatica
These underprivileged people are probably Vietnam veterans who live next to a dumpster or, even worse, a Burger King, and it costs them an eye, an arm and a leg to live there.
Yes, the funds from the pixel ads will line the pockets of the comparatively wealthy owners of this site, but surely if they become rich enough then some of the money will accidentally spill out of their overflowing wallets in the general direction of a cardboard box.
Alternatively, maybe they will be mugged by someone who lives in a cardboard box.
www.encyclopediadramatica.com /index.php/Cardboard_box   (139 words)

  
 CBC Manitoba - Mill closure jeopardizes cardboard-recycling programs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
For years, cardboard recycled by companies and communities in northern Ontario, Manitoba and parts of Saskatchewan was baled and sent to a paper mill in Red Rock, Ont. for recycling.
About 75 per cent of the material that moves through its plant is cardboard; it used to be sent to the Red Rock mill.
The City of Winnipeg is shipping cardboard to China, while a processor in Winkler is courting a buyer in Texas.
www.cbc.ca /manitoba/story/mb_cardboard-20051104.html   (353 words)

  
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After a few tests indoor I noticed that these models flown too far and always crached in the walls and that it was nearly impossible to throw them as I used to with previous models.
I tested my models outside and after a little tuning -always positive angle- was able to throw them as normal boomerangs and with a little layover was able to have them come back.
There are still experiments to do with cardboard tape airfoils boomerangs: I will soon try and make LD booms and see if I can go pass 50m, I will try even lighter booms for MTA (I don't know anything about MTA tuning but have achieved 30s flights with cardboard booms).
www.chez.com /amiel/boom/cardboard.html   (892 words)

  
 Chuck's Cardboard Model Aircraft   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Modelers often see one of my latest cardboard design articles and write me to ask if there are plans available for other cardboard designs as well.
For instance, the wing is built of 2 large pieces of cardboard with cardboard ribs and a single spar.
The fuselage is mostly cardboard with little internal bracing required, leaving lots of room for equipment.
home.earthlink.net /~charlesfelton   (349 words)

  
 ArtLex's Car-Caz page
or cardboard - A stiff paper which may be of any of many thicknesses, typically made of pressed paper pulp or adhered sheets of paper.
For example, it is employed as a material in making two-dimensional and three-dimensional work, and as a surface on which to
Cardboard reliefs can be used in relief block printing.
www.artlex.com /ArtLex/Car.html   (2793 words)

  
 Cardboard Records
Combining a noisy post-punk palette with adventurous, arresting lead vocals and harmonies, Pterodactyl offers up a compellingly catchy, sound that is not easily forgotten.
After releasing two 7-inches, including the I Can See a River EP on Cardboard Records, Pterodactyl bought a sampler, discovered their fascination with thickly layered vocal harmonies, and set to work on what would become their debut full-length record, officially self-titled, but operationally called Blue Jay.
Soon afterward, Pterodactyl were forced to move all their equipment out of New York City and make their temporary home in the basement of a house in rural Connecticut.
www.cardboardrecords.com   (1052 words)

  
 fargo cardboard recycling
Check out the following company that sells used cardboard boxes (and rents sturdy containers) for people that are moving (ships in less than 24 hours).
If you are a business and generate cardboard, call (701) 298-6944 for details on cardboard pick-up (if you have City of Fargo garbage service).
By recycling corrugated cardboard at your place of business, both the size of your garbage container and the frequency of collection can decrease, in turn, decreasing your monthly garbage rate.
www.ci.fargo.nd.us /SolidWaste/Cardboard.htm   (141 words)

  
 This Side Up - Show and Artist Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Cardboard is just packaging to most of us, but for some people it represents security.
"For the poorest, most downtrodden, desperate people, cardboard is the most crude and basic symbol of shelter," Laplante wrote.
The Cardboard Show is currently open at Wootini in NC and will be closing on July 10 so catch it if you can before it packs up and moves to Minneapolis.
www.squad19.com /cardboard   (214 words)

  
 Recycling at NSU - Recycling Cardboard
Also be sure to flatten cardboard and stack it neatly.
A: If you are a residence in a dorm, place the cardboard box near the blue recycling bins.
If you are in an academic building take the cardboard to the appropriate near the bins or to the designated office areas.
www.nova.edu /facilities/recycling/cardboard.html   (123 words)

  
 Cardboard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Corrugated cardboard and boxboard boxes can be handy for moving, storage, packing gifts, children's crafts, and for shipping parcels.
The cardboard that comes with new pantyhose can be used for recipe cards.
Cardboard is recyclable and will not be collected as garbage.
www.perc.ca /waste-line/divest/cardboard.html   (216 words)

  
 Cardboard Box City, Rochester Minnesota
That night we will create a "cardboard box city" at Soldier's Field.
Our goal is to find 500 people to spend the night in a cardboard box.
The event is a fundraiser for the organizations that support and house the homeless in Rochester.
www.cardboard-box-city.org /index.html   (137 words)

  
 City of Austin - Recycling Cardboard
Corrugated cardboard must be flattened and cut or folded to 2 feet by 2 feet so that it will fit in the truck.
Solid Waste Services may not collect larger pieces of corrugated cardboard or cardboard that has not been tied into bundles.
Corrugated cardboard is thick and has a wavy middle layer.
www.ci.austin.tx.us /sws/recyclingcardboard.htm   (130 words)

  
 The Parable of the Cardboard
I couldn't understand what was going on, and I had completely forgotten the dream about the cardboard.
The Lord was trying to tell me that I would be attacked but all the devil's weapons are cardboard.
I know that when we're in the battle the weapons don't seem like cardboard, but if we keep ourselves washed with the water of the word we will be able to see clearly and emerge victorious.
www.angelfire.com /tn/suzannehome/cardboard.html   (452 words)

  
 Cardboard Crafts
Here is an inexpensive way to recreate a train using cardboard boxes you may have around the house.
I used a gift box that contained two mugs for the top part of this cardboard box bulldozer and a shoe box from a pair of children’s shoes which contained a gift I received from a friend.
You can use white glue instead of hot glue for some parts of the crane when younger children are doing this project, just keep in mind the drying time will be longer and you’ll need to hold parts like the wheels and crane in place until secure.
www.mycraftbook.com /List.asp?subcategoryID=50   (542 words)

  
 Cardboard Recycling   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Corrugated cardboard boxes of all shapes and sizes are recyclable at UIS.
Cardboard is eventually collected and removed from campus by a local recycling company.
There are several cardboard drop-off stations on campus for all students, staff, and faculty located at:
www.uis.edu /ppo/info/cardboard.htm   (162 words)

  
 Nestboxes Made of Cardboard
These are very similar to the cardboard boxes distributed in the south by the large paper companies in the late 1980's.
Just like political signs they were designed for a single use or nesting but NO ONE would remove the boxes once they were installed and the old cardboard box designs had a nasty habit of the bottom releasing and dropping all of the nestlings out of the box.
That research could have to do with hole size, orientation, or the feasibility of cardboard boxes to be used as nest boxes, etc. I do recall one research that was done in the past with cardboard boxes and pronthonatary warblers.
www.bestofbbml.audubon-omaha.org /boxescardboard.htm   (2851 words)

  
 Lewis Smith's drawings on cardboard. CALL Artisans (256) 634-4037.
There are not many Lewis Smith drawings done on cardboard, and only a very few that are large.
The drawing is 18" by 9 1/4" and was done in crayon and marker on a Kozy Kitten Cat Food box.
16 1/4" by 25", Crayon, markers, and ink on a section of cardboard box that was folded and fastened with "twist-ties".
www.folkartisans.com /smith/cardboard.html   (158 words)

  
 Recycling Cardboard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
In student residences, bins for corrugated cardboard are located at the central recycling site on the main floor or basement of each residence hall.
In academic areas, bins for corrugated cardboard are located at the central recycling site on the main floor or basement floor of each building.
Corrugated Cardboard is the cardboard that has the wavy layer sandwiched in the middle
www.mtholyoke.edu /offices/srm/env/recycle/cardboard.shtml   (91 words)

  
 Cardboard Recycling - ANUgreen - ANU
The waste coming from most areas has a large component of cardboard, making it good sense both economically and environmentally to recycle it.
The cardboard is collected from Acton campus and taken to Fyshwick for sorting where any contaminants are removed.
It is baled into 1 tonne blocks and shipped to Sydney where it is turned into cardboard products once again.
www.anu.edu.au /facilities/anugreen/recycling/cardboard.html   (176 words)

  
 Howard County Department of Public Works: Recycling, Cardboard
Once a week curbside collection of UNLIMITED corrugated CARDBOARD is provided to residents living in single family homes and most townhomes in Howard County.
Because corrugated cardboard boxes take up so much space in the recycling containers, residents in apartments, condominiums and other multi-family homes are urged to take your cardboard to the Alpha Ridge Landfill Residents' Convenience Center, or check with your employer to see if they have a cardboard recycling container you could use.
Corrugated cardboard (used to hold paper, small appliances, or boxes from warehouse stores).
www.co.ho.md.us /DPW/recycling_cardboard.htm   (395 words)

  
 The Seattle Times: Business & Technology: Chinese woman's fortune rests on cardboard
Investors such as Merrill Lynch and Baring Asset Management are betting on Zhang, the daughter of a revolutionary-era army officer.
China's use of cardboard may rise to 34 million tons, or 24 percent of global demand, by 2010, making it the world's largest consumer, according to Bedford, Md.-based Resource International Systems, which researches the forest-products industry.
Her expansion into cardboard coincided with the financial chaos of 1997 and 1998, when international investors withdrew capital from Asian markets.
seattletimes.nwsource.com /html/businesstechnology/2003544422_zhang280.html   (1322 words)

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