Straw pulp looks like win-win
Last updated 6/6/2018 at 10:11am
Here’s a switch! Rather than closing another pulp and paper mill, a new one is under construction right here in Washington.
Columbia Pulp’s plant on the Snake River will use a new technology that pulls cellulose out of the abundant straw left over from wheat and alfalfa harvests. The $184 million plant near Dayton is scheduled to open later this year. Traditionally, pulp comes from wood eit...