Paper and Cardboard

Paper and Cardboard

Recycling these materials can help us to make…
Linerboards, cardboard, egg trays, bath tissue products, kitchen and industrial paper towelling, etc.

Benefits of recycling paper & cardboard

  • Recycling paper saves energy & saves our trees. It also creates less toxic bi-products and helps our over-crowded landfills.
  • 54kg’s of recycled newspaper will save 1 tree. The average person uses about 50kg’s of paper a year.
  • The recycling of 1 ton of paper material will save about 3 cubic meters of landfill space.

 

* Please ensure all paper & cardboard is kept dry. Do not put with wet recycling.

 

  • White & colour office paper
  • Writing, computer & invoice paper
  • Envelopes (without windows)
  • Gift wrapping paper
  • Cardboard
  • Cereal boxes
  • Core from toilet rolls and paper towels
  • Boxes and cartons (printed and unprinted)
  • Books
  • Magazines
  • Flyers & catalogues
  • Newspapers
  • Telephone books
  • Banana boxes

 

  • Paper wrappers (around reams of office paper)
  • Laminated, plasticized (shiny) coated paper
  • CarbonPaper
  • Paper Plates
  • Post – it notes
  • Tissues
  • Paper Towel
  • Egg boxes
  • Waxed and grease proof paper
  • Waxed plastic coated paper
  • Overheads projector sheets
  • Potato pockets / charcoal bags / brown bags
  • Wax coated boxes or cartons
  • Photographs

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