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Paper Recycling in Fort Smith

Recycling fiber is crucial due to its positive environmental impact. It conserves valuable natural resources like trees and water, reduces energy usage in production, lowers greenhouse gas emissions, and minimizes the amount of waste sent to landfills, ultimately contributing to a more sustainable and eco-friendly future.

A proper waste management program will allow for sorted collection, save money on paper waste disposal, and earn money by selling paper to recyclers.

What type of paper do we buy?

Sorted paper has the highest value. We will buy the following grades of paper:

Paper Recycling FAQ

To briefly answer this question, paper is first collected and sorted, cleaned of other substances (like plastic, metal and others), shredded, mixed with water to make a slurry, then ink is removed and depending on the purpose of recycling, bleaching may be done. New paper can then be produced with the addition of cellulose.

Paper comes in various grades: newsprint for newspapers, cardboard for packaging, cardstock for cards, writing paper for offices, tissue for wrapping, Kraft for strength, specialty for unique needs, coated for smooth printing, carbonless for copies, and thermal for heat-reactive uses.

To sell paper for recycling: you need to collect and sort paper, prepare and clean paper, contact us.

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