Clean mixed paper and cardboard is recycled into a variety of paper products. Lower grade products can be recycled or composted as organic waste.
Paper and cardboard are one of the mostly commonly recycled products in Australian workplaces. Recycling collections or drop-off services are readily available in many areas, provided by councils or commercial recyclers. Clean mixed paper and cardboard is recycled into a variety of paper products. Lower grade products can be recycled or composted as organic waste. It is important to purchase paper products with recycled content in order to close the loop and support the recycled paper market.
Cardboard is easily and effectively recycled which can prevent the release of methane from cardboard in landfill, saves trees and reduces water and energy use.
Waxed cardboard is not suitable for paper recycling but can be effectively composted. This diverts large amounts of waste from landfill, decreases methane production and can reduce associated waste management costs.
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Paper placed in landfill creates the green house gas methane. Mixed paper can be recycled and used to remanufacture paper products, saving trees and reducing water and energy use.
Paper placed in landfill creates the green house gas methane. When recycled it saves trees, water and energy use and buying recycled paper closes the loop.
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