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Cardboard Waste Management Basildon

As a waste management company, one of our main goals is to provide long-term, sustainable alternatives to landfills. Especially for cardboard waste. Our company has a zero landfill waste policy, which means that none of the cardboard waste we collect ends up in landfills. In landfills, cardboard waste outnumbers all other sorts of waste. The trucks we use for cardboard collection are well-maintained, clean and emit minimal emissions.

To get a free cardboard waste recycling quote, please give us a call at 01268 350 260. Businesses of all sizes can benefit from our waste management services because we are cost-effective. The future of waste management can be transformed if we work together. If we work together to make our planet cleaner and more enjoyable to live on, we will benefit all of us. Let’s talk about a free, customised quote based on your requirements.

What is Cardboard Waste Recycling?

A high-quality, recyclable paper-based material, cardboard (also called corrugated cardboard) is made from cardboard. Cardboard is the most valuable type of paper due to its durability and long fibers. Corrugated cardboard and greyboard are the most commonly used types of cardboard used for packing materials. The recycling of cardboard involves reprocessing and reusing thick sheets of paper or stiff multilayered papers that have been used or discarded. Paper and cardboard recycling is used in a variety of products, including packaging and industrial papers, tissue papers, newspapers, insulation, and egg and fruit cartons.

When containers are emptied into collection vehicles, a lot of rubbish is dumped on the streets. This is a common problem with businesses that deal with commercial waste collection. It is crucial to understand what level of paper and card recycling is possible and what materials should be disposed of. It is important that you follow these guidelines so that you avoid causing damage to the environment or increasing your costs to your business due to a batch of cardboard waste that ends up in a landfill.

Cardboard Waste Recycling Basildon

Because cardboard is robust and can be recycled without losing strength, it can be reused for packing and boxes several times. Corrugated cardboard shipping containers include a high percentage of post-consumer recycled content. The vast majority of cardboards are made from recycled paper and may be reused multiple times.

During cardboard recycling, the cardboards are baled and delivered separately to a recycling plant, where they are shredded and mixed with water at high speeds to produce paper fibers. Plastic, dirt, and staples are removed from pulp by cleaning and screening, and then ink and glue are removed by heating. Chemicals and heat are frequently used to release the ink from the pulp. Following dilution with water and some chemicals, paper pulp is mixed with smaller amounts of papermaking ingredients. Paper resulting from this process is used to make new boxes, egg cartons, newspapers, and a wide range of other paper and 

cardboard products.

How Much of Cardboard Can Be Recycled?

Cardboard is one of the few products that can be recycled as simply as it can. The product may be repurposed multiple times due to its exceptional quality. Some forms of cardboard, however, cannot be recycled. Waxed cardboard, moist cardboard, and oily cardboard are examples of these. Waxed, damp, and oily cardboard, on the other hand, will compost in a commercial composter. To avoid expensive expenditures and possibly landfills, it is critical to avoid contaminating cardboard with food or oil before recycling. We can assess what frequency would be most productive for your organization using our waste audits and team of pros.

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