Tyrone, PA, September 27, 2017 --(PR.com
)-- American Eagle Paper Mills® will be prominently featured on the National Geographic Kids TV series weird but true. The Season 2 episode, which will air on October 7th, takes a look at papermaking and the process of making recycled paper at the American Eagle Paper Mill in Tyrone PA. The stars of the show, Charlie and Kirby Engelman, filmed much of the episode on site with CEO Mike Grimm. The segment, explores the basics of papermaking, and shows how American Eagle Paper Mills gives new life to recycled paper through its unique deinking and re-pulping processes.
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Weird But True! is a syndicated series on airing primarily on FOX television stations as part of Xploration Station, a block of STEM programming for kids and teens. The brother-sister duo of Charlie and Kirby Engelman hosts this series that explores the science between the planet and its wildlife. A different topic is explored in each episode by ecologist Charlie and artist Kirby. The siblings look to inspire young people to question the "how'" and "why" behind the way the world works and encourage the viewers to go out and try to discover the answers to their own questions about the world. The series is produced in association with National Geographic Kids, and both hosts are National Geographic Junior Explorers.
American Eagle Paper Mills is the leading US producer of recycled uncoated freesheet papers, including office, printing and converting grades. Located in Tyrone PA, the mill was restarted in 2003 by a group of local investors, having been shuttered by MeadWestvaco in 2001. The mill employs approximately 240 proud Pennsylvania papermakers, who transform 300 tons of waste paper each day into premium recycled paper. To learn more about American Eagle Paper Mills and our sustainability story please visit aepaper.com.