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Environmental Sustainability
What are the environmental benefits to
Here are some facts and figures about the
recycling paper?
environmental benefits to recycling paper in the UK
We use paper every day and as a nation 12.5 million tonnes is used each year.
12.5 million tonnes of paper and cardboard are used annually in the UK.
The average person in the UK gets through 38kg of newspapers per year.
It takes 24 trees to make 1 ton of newspaper.
1 ton of recycled
paper saves:
73% less air
7 Trees
Made of nearly 100%
recycled paper
Tissue mills use ½ a
million tonnes of
recycled paper a year
7,000 Litres
of Water
78% of newspapers use
recycled paper
4,200 kwh
of Energy
Topwood’s tree planting scheme
For every 2 tonnes of paper we recycle,
we plant 1 tree at our plant site in
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