paper recycling Articles

  • Pulp & Paper Water Treatment - A look at optimizing water resource management

    Application Case Study (Pulp/Paper Operations) The pulp and paper industry has traditionally been a consumer of large amounts of fresh water and power. Recently, increased focus has been given to the optimized efficiency of paper mills and to the environmental sustainability footprint of the industry. Therefore, water resource management has become a more critical factor ...

  • How to set up an office recycling program

    The Paperless Project states the average office worker uses 10,000 sheets of paper a year, and 45% of paper used by office workers is trash by the end of the day. CalRecycle reports that over 785,000 tons of recyclable office paper are disposed ...

  • Reliability and prepress technology deciding factors when Stena Recycling chose Presona

    Stena Recycling in Kristianstad, Sweden, is featuring a new Presona LP 100 DH4S baler, increasing its baling capacity and ensuring production with a minimum of stoppages. Stena Recycling’s Kristianstad facility is one of the company’s 165 recycling plants in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Poland and manages a wide variety of materials from municipal and business ...


    By Presona AB

  • Recyclability of Coated Paper in Papermaking

    The dissolved and colloidal material (DCM) introduced with the coated recovered paper in the paper recycling process cannot be removed by conventional processes. Due to their destabilisation, it is responsible for deposits (white pitch) on papermachine or induces spots and holes in the final product. In order to study the tendency for the deposit formation, different formulations of coatings and ...


  • Recycling the Final Residues of the Paper Industry

    The pulp moulding industry converts pulps or recycled waste papers directly into fully finished products such as containers and packing materials, picnic tableware, and a wide variety of other profitably marketable products. A comprehensive and practical test program demonstrated conclusively that this versatile industry can utilize materials presently sent to landfill, incineration or ...


  • Material pollution in waste paper recycling

    A special shredding plant works in continuous operation and can be serviced without long downtimes Who removes the plastic rings from the empty writing pad or tears the plastic off the chocolate Advent calendar before disposing of it? Certainly not all of us. In this way, foreign materials and impurities find their way into the waste paper and these have to be removed during the recycling ...

  • Frac Water Recycling White Paper

    Balancing the risk of well damage with the economic benefits of frac wastewater reuse can be difficult.  In conjunction with Environmental Daily Advisor, Anguil Aqua Systems has sponsored a detailed report which answers some of the tough questions about fracking and water use.   ...

  • Recycled paper at Starbucks, Citigroup and UPS - Where is it now?

    A few weeks back, I was writing about CO2-friendly supply chains and saw the hefty list of US companies that the Environmental Defense Fund had helped switch to recycled content in a drive to reduce paper waste across the nation. Now, paper is back under the public eye in fuller force than ever because of its significant climate change footprint. “Paper is a tremendously resource-intensive ...


    By Green Printer

  • Design, manufacture and testing of a waste paper recycling system

    Egypt is facing a major crisis due to the 1997's 40% increase in the price of imported newsprint. This price increase not only affected the press and publishers, but also placed a burden on the educational system, because most of the government textbooks depend on this type of imported paper. This crisis can be solved entirely by recycling waste paper and depending on recycled paper instead of ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Recycling Cellulose and Paper Waste as Admixture in Building Materials

    This paper present some utilities of cellulose waste and paper refuse in building construction and some physical and mechanical properties of concrete make with these wastes as activators. Refer to the importance of collection of paper and cardboard waste, it consider that recycling must present a development and integration instrument of local waste pickers, acceleration of politics concerning ...


  • Recycling of Paper and Board Products Heretofore Considered Impossible

    Many grades of paper and board are considered impossible to recycle inasmuch as conventional equipment simply cannot cope; e.g., shoeboard, gasket stock, flooring base, high wet strength, etc. Needless to say, reclamation of such materials is desirable, both economically and ecologically. Recognizing the need for an efficient, cost effective way to process such materials, Bolton-Emerson Americas ...


  • Views and attitudes of Burgas’s residents (Bulgaria) for paper recycling

    The present study aims to examine the views and attitudes of Burgas’ residents in Bulgaria. The research was carried out with the help of structured questionnaire; and the method of personal interview was used. In particular, it explores the views and attitudes of residents of Burgas on recycling, their views and attitudes on the cleanliness and waste management in the city and their knowledge ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Involvement of Informal Sector in Plastic and Paper Recycling in Pakistan

    The estimated figures of plastic and paper wastes generation acrose the country is about 1.32 million tonnes and 0.51 million tonnes per annum respectively. In pakistan the history of informal sector is as old as recycling itself. The main reason for the development of informal sector is increase in demand for plastic and paper products, more market of recycled products and economically viable ...


  • Americans are recycling more paper than ever

    Americans are recycling paper at an all-time high, recapturing more than 300 pounds per person each year. That's about half the paper produced in the United States. In addition to improvements in the tactics of waste paper collection, recycling is gaining from China's suddenly ravenous appetite for U.S. scrap paper. Its hunger for recycled paper is fueled by its own shortage of wood pulp and a ...


    By Shred-Tech Corp.

  • Pulp & Paper Mill #2

    Problem: This company manufactures box board, chip and manila line. It furnishes recycled paper (box, cardboard and newsprint) and it operates 335 days/year on a one-cylinder machine. The DAF was not meeting sewer requirements and posed a maintenance problem. The effluent water could not be recycled. Solution: Hydrocal installed a CAF-100 unit to ...


    By HydroCal Inc.

  • VSEP recycles coating material and water for reuse in paper coating facility

    The manufacture of coated paper is a major industry worldwide. Total paper manufacturing capacity in the United States is about 102 million tons per year with 5 million tons, or about 5%, being coated paper grades. The addition of coating materials to paper is expensive yet provides improvements to the sheet for its intended uses. Products that typically use coated paper include magazines, ...


    By New Logic Research, Inc.

  • Three-win strategy with optimisation approach for recycled paper manufacturer

    Waste-minimisation strategies are of vital importance for decreasing waste, pollution load and production costs. This enhances the importance of reverse logistics. In this study, a 'Three-win' strategy has been developed for the paper industry in India by considering two Linear Programming (LP) models. The models are for paper production from wastepaper and from lumber as raw materials. Economic ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Identification and accumulation of aromatic sensitizers in fish from paper recycling in Japan

    Aromatic sensitizers and related compounds (SRCs) originating from thermal recording material as impurities in waste paper have been detected in aquatic environments near cities where the paper industry is flourishing. In the present study, the levels of exposure to such SRCs and the stable isotope ratios (δ13C and δ15N) in different fish species (Konosirus punctatus, Takifugu niphobles, and ...


    By John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

  • Sorting plant for paper

    Task New conception of a complete sorting plant for used paper from a collection with an averaged proportion of cardboard about 35 % to max.  45 %. Separation of the paper-cardboard mix  into the fractions paperboard, deinking and  mixed paper for the further recycling Solution The material input is divided on two lines by  a feeding conveyor ...


  • UNTHA optimises WtE production and metal recycling at Turkish paper mill

    An UNTHA shredder is now fully operational in Turkey’s first solid waste incineration plant. The single step XR3000C has transformed Modern Enerji’s approach to metal recycling, at the same time as boosting the production of ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

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