How To Recycle Paper

Waste continues to be produced in the country, but landfill disposal space is running out.

Waste disposal is a problem in every society across the world. The richer the society, the more it consumes, the greater the problem.How To Recycle Paper

Paper Recycling - Exposing the Myths

But waste can also be an asset. It can be the source of energy; heat and power. Properly managed it can provide raw products for which there are uses, and in some case market value.

Information on recycling specific materials:

  • Paper
  • Glass
  • Plastic
  • Wood
  • Batteries
  • Metals
  • Lightbulbs (ordinary & fluorescent tubes)
  • Waste Electical & Electronic Equipment (WEEE)

Cornwall has a unique opportunity to adopt a positive approach to its waste.

Why do we need to recycle paper ? the consumer's role in recycling.

Millions of unwanted computers and laptops have been dumped in council tips rather than recycled or donated for use in other countries, according to a new report. A survey of more than 1,000 adults showed that fewer than half had donated an old computer to a charity and only one in 10 made sure they were recycled.