Cardboard Waste Management Woking
To businesses that generate or utilise large amounts of recyclable materials such as cardboard waste, Woking Waste Management offers accurate and comprehensive waste management services and information. According to the waste hierarchy, landfill waste is at the bottom of the waste disposal hierarchy because landfills are not the most environmentally friendly disposal method. As such, Woking Waste ensures that no amount of waste we collect goes to landfills, we advocate for recycling. To learn more about our cardboard waste management facilities, contact us on 01784 530 610.
There are many differences in size, structure, and other factors that characterize each company. The best collection method will be determined by an on-site assessment. As part of our zero waste to landfill commitment, we can provide qualified workers and ensure that all of the right equipment is available to process and remove the cardboard waste from the site.
What is Cardboard Waste?
Cardboard is a broad phrase that refers to several types of heavy-duty paper of varied strengths and grades. It can be single-layer thick paper or thick sheets with numerous layers. When this material is no longer of use, it is thrown away and then it is called waste. Cardboard and paper are biodegradable materials. In today’s world, cardboard has been a widely used material for nearly a century. In the commercial world, most retail and wholesale commodities are packaged in cardboard. Paper and cardboard make up about 41 per cent of solid wastes. As the world’s natural resources dwindle, technological developments should be able to keep production going. This possibility, however, must be postponed as far as possible.
As a result, it is critical that recycling is an integral part of everyone’s daily routine. Consider how much cardboard you come into contact with on a daily basis. Purchasing a pair of shoes from your neighbourhood store, eating your lunch, sending a package, then relocating. If we realize that all of the waste generated by these behaviours can be recycled, we can have a long-term good impact on our world. Without a proper waste management company, the process of handling this waste can take time, and if the boxes are not thoroughly broken down, they will be more expensive to discard and fill skips and bins with air.
Cardboard Waste Recycling Woking
In the process of cardboard recycling, cardboard waste materials are repurposed and integrated into new materials. Recycling begins with the collection of cardboard waste materials. It is the responsibility of manufacturers to transform recycled materials into products, and it is the responsibility of consumers to purchase products made from recycled materials. Our recycling program involves educating company managers, facility managers, and tenants. Upon evaluation of the site, we will propose the best possible collection solution. Following are the steps in cardboard recycling:
The initial step in the recycling process is a collection. Waste bins, dumping yards, collecting facilities, and scrap yards are all places where cardboard is collected. All of this is delivered to recycling centres where to be recycled.
Sorting is the next step in the cardboard recycling process. The corrugated boxes are now categorised according to the materials that have been added to them or segregated into two categories: box cardboard and corrugated cardboard. Corrugated cardboard is often thick and stiff, with a lot of paper pulp in it. Box cardboard, on the other hand, is often thin and flexible when compared to corrugated cardboard. Cereal boxes, egg boxes, and other items are made from box cardboard.
After the materials have been separated, they are shredded into extremely small pieces. Following this, the fragments are combined with water and chemicals to form a pulp. The fragments of paper are broken down and turned into a slurry by adding water and chemicals. Pulping is the common name for this procedure. This is followed by the addition of additional pulp to the mixture. New pulp is mainly made from wood scraps.
The filtering process is now underway. Filters must be used to remove contaminants such as tape, glue, plastics, staples, and strings from the pulp. Plastics float to the top of the filters at the end of the filtration process, while heavy objects like staples fall to the bottom. The de-inking procedure follows the filtration step. The filtered pulp is passed through a flotation device at this point. The pulp is treated with a series of chemicals to remove the ink and dyes once more. Cleaning is a typical term for this procedure. The finished product is now ready for the final stage of processing.
The cleaned final product is then re-mixed with additional materials before being dried on a heated conveyor belt and cylindrical surface. During the drying process, the pulp is also sent through an automated machine to remove any surplus water. This facilitates the conversion of lengthy rolls into solid sheets known as inner boards and mediums. These inner boards are now bonded and put together to form a new piece of cardboard.