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Paper Waste Recycling Woking

Woking Waste Management aspires to redefine paper waste recycling by providing a flexible and traditional approach to the management of recyclable paper waste. We recognise the value of excellent customer service and recognise that each of our clients has unique needs. We understand the significance of combining cost-effective service with the highest possible rates. A variety of service options are available through Woking Waste Recycling. Contact us on 01784 530 610.

Our commitment to award-winning customer service remains constant, whether you need a custom-tailored waste paper recycling solution or a secure shredding service. By tailoring our services to your specific operations, we can put more money into your pocket. Now is the time to let us help you manage waste paper.

What is Paper Waste Recycling?

Recycling waste paper is the process of converting used paper waste materials into new products such as more papers or cardboards, in order to avoid wasting potentially useful materials, reduce the consumption of fresh raw materials, save energy, reduce air pollution (from incineration) and water pollution (from landfilling) by reducing the need for “conventional” waste disposal, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions when compared to virgin production. Recycling is an important part of modern waste reduction and the third step in the “Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle” waste hierarchy.

Recycling paper waste has many benefits, including saving trees. We get both warmth and shade from trees. They emit oxygen and provide a place for children to climb and create a treehouse. Trees provide natural resources for a wide range of items used in our homes, businesses, and other settings. From the framework of our buildings to the furnishings in our houses and the paper in our businesses and schools, everything is made of recycled materials. We owe it to the trees to save them through recycling paper waste. As an added benefit, recycling old paper products uses 60% less energy than creating new kinds of paper.

How is Paper Waste Recycled?

There is an estimated 33% of municipal waste that is paper (including everything from packaging to mail). Recycling paper conserves energy and lowers pollutants created by wood pulp bleaching (to remove the ink on the paper being recycled). Despite the fact that virgin paper uses 24,000 gallons of water per ton, recycled paper uses just 12,000 gallons of water per ton. The abundance of recycling options makes paper waste one of the most recycled materials.

Paper is a material that may be reused and recycled. Environmentalists have advocated for the recycling of paper waste for many years. It is not required to be discarded immediately after use. With a little imagination, you can breathe new life into it. When it comes to repurposing paper you can simply get creative. Proper waste reduction and recycling systems have huge economic and environmental benefits. Paper waste should not be taken for granted, whether in an office or in a huge organization. Or risk facing the expenses of inefficient paper handling and use, it’s past time for paper-dependent organizations to strive to sort waste correctly. 

Waste paper is most commonly recycled by breaking it down with water and chemicals. Pulp, or slurry, is created by breaking down the plant material into cellulose strands, a type of organic plant material. Plastic is removed through screens (especially from plastic-coated paper), then the paper is cleaned, de-inked, bleached, and blended. The paper can be recycled and used again for new papers.

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