Paper waste Management Bournemouth
Our company has been around for more than three decades. Having that kind of background, we have the skills necessary to manage paper waste efficiently. We recognize the importance of protecting our natural resources as the global warming situation worsens. We invite you to call us at 01202 805 390 to learn more about our paper waste management services in Bournemouth and the ways in which we differ from the competitors.
Almost every office environment and enterprise deals with paper waste. Printing errors, the printing of unwanted mail, and paper packaging account for over 70 percent of all paper waste in offices. For a free quote, give us a call or visit our contact page. We are one of Bournemouth’s most reputable waste disposal companies.
What is Paper Waste?
Businesses generate tons of waste paper each year because they rely on paper to function. We print crucial documents for filing, design posters for critical announcements, and publish newspapers, journals, catalogues, and brochures in the office. Once these paper pieces get discarded, they become waste. A waste paper can be a newspaper, a magazine, a phone book, a timetable, a post-it note, a manual, a textbook, or a notebook. Among other things, the act of discarding or overprinting documents creates waste.
Paper and magazine companies generate large amounts of waste through the printing, publishing, and distribution of such products. There are also a number of companies that offer paper-wrapped packaging that ultimately creates tons of paper waste.
How Do You Manage Paper Waste?
The simplest and most obvious way to manage paper waste is to completely eliminate paper usage in your business. The term for this is going paperless. Once you’ve figured out the strategies, managing paper waste is simple. Most businesses ignore the consequences of paper waste in favour of hazardous and plastic waste. Paper waste, on the other hand, is equally as harmful as plastic waste and requires the same level of management.
Another form of paper waste management includes recycling. Almost all types of paper can be recycled in one way or another. Certain types of paper are not recyclable, however. The items include brown and craft envelopes, carbon paper, paper towels, tissues, candy wrappers, coffee mugs, and pizza boxes. Newspapers, periodicals, manuals and booklets are the most commonly recycled paper products.
Paper Recycling Process Bournemouth
We’ll start by collecting waste papers from your location and dumping them in our large recycling container with paper from other collection bins. The recovered or collected paper waste will subsequently be transported to a paper recycling facility by our collection vans. At the recycling plant, the papers are separated into a variety of paper categories. When the paper arrives at the recycling centre, it will be sorted and graded. Paper is recycled in a variety of methods depending on the type of paper. After that, it will be washed to remove any contaminants like ink, glue, plastics, staples, and so on.
The slurry is used to turn waste paper into new products such as office paper, cardboard, etc. Water and chemicals are combined to make a slurry, which is sometimes referred to as pulp and is used to manufacture new paper materials from paper waste. Filtering is the next step, which involves eliminating contaminants from the pulp. The pulp is forced through screens with holes of various sizes and shapes to remove contaminants such as globs of glue and fragments of plastic. If some heavy contaminants, such as staples, remain in the pulp, it can be spun in massive cone-shaped cylinders. The next step is to de-ink. It is a method of extracting ink from a slurry of paper by using water for lighter ink particles and air bubbles in a flotation process for heavier ink particles.
The last in the process is called refinement. Equipment crushes the pulp to expand the paper fibres. The process allows for the separation of individual fibres, which can then be used to produce paper. Depending on the colour to be produced, the paper is next bleached or coloured with chemicals.