The process of paper recycling is the conversion of any sort of waste paper into a new paper. The one material that can easily be recycled is Paper. Paper is recycling into paper or any product that is made up of paper. Paper recycling is done to reuse paper. Waste papers and products made up of paper can easily be finding near paper mills or the area where waste products are discarded. We all should need to take some time from our lives to save papers so that they can easily be recycled.
Paper recycling has a number of important benefits which are listed below:
- The most important reason is to save trees which are essential for providing us oxygen.
- Recycling paper results in less tree cutting process that is beneficial for wildlife preservation.
- Recycling paper leads to less water consumption.
- Recycling paper results in saving electricity up to 400 kilowatts.
- If paper recycling is promoted, the pollution of burning paper is reduced to half and less.
- It provides a great opportunity for many individuals to get a job in the paper recycling industry.
PROCESS OF RECYCLING OF PAPER:
The process of waste paper recycling most often involves mixing used/old paper with water and chemicals to break it down. It is then chopped up and heated. The process is mentioned below.
Paper is taken from the bin and deposited in a large recycling container along with paper from other recycling bins.
The paper is taken to a recycling plant where it is separated into types and grades.
The separated paper is then washed with soapy water to remove inks, plastic film, staples and glue. The paper is put into a large holder where it is mixed with water to create ‘slurry’.
By adding different materials to the slurry, different paper products can be created, such as cardboard, newsprints or office paper.
The slurry is spread using large rollers into large thin sheets.
The paper is left to dry, and then it is rolled up ready to be cut and sent back to the shops.
The whole recycling process for a newspaper takes around seven days. The study suggests that paper can be recycled approximately seven times. Each time the paper is recycled, its length decreases which impact its strength. These recycled products always bear the recycling logo so you can make sure that you buy environmentally safe techniques. This helps in cleaning the environment and reducing landfills.
Sadiq paper is one of the leading paper mills in Pakistan. We are one of the leading paper manufacturers in Pakistan involved in both traditional and developing markets
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