Paper & Cardboard

Paper & Cardboard, Recycling List Ireland

Recycled paper produces 73{274956ee188766cffa9fd13544fc92af19ef135eba77b9fbaa514036943a2328} less air pollution than if it was made from raw materials.

Approximately 59{274956ee188766cffa9fd13544fc92af19ef135eba77b9fbaa514036943a2328} of an average cardboard box is recycled material.

Paper and cardboard products make up 23.7{274956ee188766cffa9fd13544fc92af19ef135eba77b9fbaa514036943a2328} of waste in the household bin.

Cardboard boxes can be made up of up to 100{274956ee188766cffa9fd13544fc92af19ef135eba77b9fbaa514036943a2328} recycled fibres.

Each ton of recycled paper can save 17 trees, 2.2 cubic metres of landfill space and 7,000 gallons of water.

35{274956ee188766cffa9fd13544fc92af19ef135eba77b9fbaa514036943a2328} of the wood harvested worldwide is used to make paper products.

It is possible to recycle one sheet of printer paper up to 7 times.

23.7{274956ee188766cffa9fd13544fc92af19ef135eba77b9fbaa514036943a2328} of Irish household bins are made up of paper and cardboard.

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Paper & Cardboard, Recycling List Ireland


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