How we make stuff

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How do we turn trees into paper?

Paper is all around us in many forms, from tissues to books and magazines, but how is it made? The recipe is quite simple. You need fibres from plants, chemicals, energy and lots of water.

Based on the original book ‘How We Make Stuff’ by Christiane Dorion, Templar Publishing, 2012.
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