Paper and cardboard
By recycling 1 ton of office paper, we save 4,200 kW of electricity, 32,000 l of water, 74% less polluting the environment, and saved 17 trees.
Varieties and qualities
The basic qualities of most frequent cardboard and paper waste:
- Mixed papers and board (sorted)
A mixture of various qualities of paper and cardboard, containing a maximum of 40% of newspapers and magazines
- Supermarket corrugated paper and board
Used paper and cardboard packaging, containing a minimum of 70% of corrugated cardboard, the rest being solid cardboard and wrapping papers
- Old corrugated containers
Used boxes and sheets of corrugated cardboard of various qualities
- Sorted graphic paper for deinking
Sorted graphic paper from households, newspapers and magazines, each at a minimum of 40%. The percentage of nondeinkable paper and cardboard should be reduced over time to a maximum level of 1.5%. The actual percentage is to be negotiated between the buyer and the seller.