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Ultra Green's paper products are made from wheat straw and renewable natural fibers and its bio-plastics are made from cornstarch. The company's manufacturing plant is in Devils Lake, N.D. Photo courtesy Ultra Green.

‘Green’ company provides economic opportunities for North Dakota farmers

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FARGO – Mack Traynor hopes agricultural byproducts, such as wheat straw, will someday be considered a cash crop.

Traynor, who was born and raised in Fargo, is CEO of Ultra Green Packaging, a Plymouth, Minn.-based company that buys those byproducts from farmers and turns them into eco-friendly pizza boxes, takeout containers and other paper-like products.

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