Paper & Cardboard Recycling
Despite our growing reliance on electronic devices, paper & cardboard remain one of the world’s most commonly used consumer items.
We still consume almost 230kg of virgin paper per person per year, contributing to increased greenhouse gas emissions
Facts about Paper & Cardboard
tonnes of paper to landfill in Australia each year
of water used in the creation
of 1 sheet of A4 paper
trees are destroyed each year to make junk mail
What is Paper & Cardboard waste?
Paper & Cardboard is one of the simplest products to recycle and by maximising our reuse of this material we can all reduce the number of virgin trees being felled to create new products.
What goes in the paper & cardboard bin?
White & all coloured paper
Envelopes (including window face)
Newspaper, Magazines & Brochures
Plastic, metal & glass
Acceptance criteria varies across States and Territories.
Reports (including staples)
Bin and container options
Where does Paper & Cardboard waste go?
Paper & cardboard waste gets put in bins or containers with a
blue lid or signage.
SUEZ offers complete source separation and recycling services for offices that maximise resource recovery and recycling rates.
Other source separation receptacles available for your office recycling system are*:
60L Multisort bins
120L and 240L bins colour coded to Australian Standard for easy waste stream identification
Under desk and office floor boxes
* Please note that service availability and container sizes may vary across locations.
What happens to Paper & Cardboard?
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