Paper and cardboard, recycling in the UK is a major success story. Paper recycling is crucial in the UK due to the lack of forests (only 12% of the land base is forested) additionally 70% less energy is used when making new paper from recycled stock than when using virgin pulp.
Agecko have a number of waste strategies suitable for the recycling of paper, including bins, balers and compactors. Ordinary paper is easy to recycle. Paper mills will take waste paper in many forms including; newsprint, magazines, office stationery, letters, catalogues and directories – staples are normally extracted using a powerful magnet.
White office printer paper is made of a higher quality raw material than the paper towels found in washrooms. The white paper is sold on to paper mills throughout the UK is bleached and pulped to make high grade printing paper. Recycled paper towels and junk mail are used to make lower grade paper products such as newsprint.
Agecko UK Ltd, as a leading waste management provider, use innovative and traditional solutions ensuring the waste and recycling option chosen best fits the customers’ needs. Contact our experienced waste management team to discuss your requirements for short or long term rental and collection frequencies.