Setting Up a Paper Recycling Program
In 2011, 62.5 percent of all paper and paperboard produced in the US was recovered for recycling. This means we are throwing away about half the newspapers, mail, magazines, catalogs, paperboard packaging, and boxes that we could be recycling.
The following resources provide information about setting up a recycling program:
Additionally, the following pages provide specific information for setting up one of the following types of recycling programs:
- School or Office Schools, including K-12, colleges, and universities, and offices that typically generate white paper, mixed paper, corrugated cardboard, magazines and journals, and newspaper.
- Residential Residences, which most commonly generate newspapers, as well as mail, magazines, catalogs, paperboard packaging, and boxes.
- Commercial Commercial or industrial locations that generate large amounts of corrugated cardboard.