04
Dec

 

Paper & Cardboard

 
Paper & Cardboard, Recycling List Ireland
 
Recycled paper produces 73% less air pollution than if it was made from raw materials.
 
Approximately 59% of an average cardboard box is recycled material.
 
Paper and cardboard products make up 23.7% of waste in the household bin.
 
Cardboard boxes can be made up of up to 100% 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% 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% of Irish household bins are made up of paper and cardboard.
 
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Paper & Cardboard, Recycling List Ireland
 
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