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Recovered paper

2.04 Heavily printed white shavings

Heavily printed white shavings, mainly mechanical pulp-based paper.

Heavily printed white shavings, mainly mechanical pulp-based paper.

This category normally consists 100% PRE-CONSUMER MATERIAL according to FSC® STD 40.007.

The content of all supplies meet the definitions and the descriptions given in the CEPI EN643 standard

What are the technical characteristics of this product?

  • Maximum effort will be given to prevent the following prohibited paper categories being mixed in the recovered paper supplies:
    • Contaminated recovered paper and board from hospitals
    • Recovered paper and board which have contained chemicals or foodstuffs
    • Covering materials such as paper used for covering furniture during repaired and painting work
    • Bales mainly
    • Old archives from libraries, offices etc., if they contain PCBs
  • Assurance of storage and transport conditions which protect against cross contamination i.e. by hazardous substances or bad odour
  • Supplied bales will be labelled with an agreed supplier code, which is typically a 3-digit number sprayed on bales or on a label attached to the trailer side of bale

Ways to collect your paper-based waste

No matter how your recycling is presented to us and in what amount, we have a range of collection equipment and vehicles to ensure it is collected efficiently.

With a large and flexible transport fleet, we can provide a bespoke collection service to suit all your recycling needs. Whether cardboard is in a loose or baled form or whether you have 1kg or 1,000 tonnes, we have the solution to suit you.

As well as a comprehensive range of collection containers we can provide storage trailers, balers, conveyors and other specialised processing equipment for use on your site.

How to manage your paper-based waste

Many customers choose to deliver their paper and cardboard material for recycling directly to one of our recycling plants, where it is handled responsibly, efficiently and reliably.

If you deliver material direct to one of our recycling plants, you can often choose to donate proceeds to local charities. This is very popular with organisations with relatively small or infrequent deliveries looking for a sustainable outlet to recycle their paper and cardboard.

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