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Commercial Paper Recycling

Efficient, sustainable paper recycling
services on a commercial scale

Efficient paper recycling on a commercial scale.

Minimise cost and be resourceful with your paper recycling – choose a single stream recycling service with Biffa. Rated No.1 for business waste management in the UK, we have the experience and knowledge to streamline your commercial paper recycling.

At Biffa, we see your commercial paper recycling as a resource and can provide you with a single stream recycling service when you produce waste paper in bulk. Combine our commercial recycling services with our general waste disposal and other waste collection services to see how we can help you drive efficiency and reduce costs.

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Moreover, if you have the possibility to bale your paper waste, the rebates can provide a revenue stream for your business. To find out more about our recycling rebates service fill out our enquiry form and someone will get in touch with you.  

Benefits of single stream recycling

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    Minimises your costs

    By diverting all of your single stream waste to recycling, we reduce your costs though avoiding landfill tax.

  • Single stream recycling increases your business efficiency

    Because our team manages every aspect of the process through a bespoke service that’s designed around you.

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    Enhances your environmental performance

    We can help your business to minimise its environmental impact, improve resource efficiency and reduce your carbon footprint.

How can you recycle paper? 

The paper waste is collected and then separated into types and grades. All paper waste needs to be washed in order to remove any impurities such as glue, ink or film. Once washed the paper is mixed with water to create a pulp, which is then pressed, dried and rolled into large thin sheets of recycled paper. You can read more about the paper recycling process here or click play on the video below to see how paper goes through a 14 day closed loop recycling process making it endlessly recyclable.

Click play on the video below to see how paper goes through a 14 day closed loop recycling process making it endlessly recyclable. 


What kind of paper is recyclable? 

Recyclable paper types include: 

  • Newspapers;
  • Magazines;
  • Catalogues;
  • Junk mail;
  • Printer paper;
  • Envelopes;
  • Gift wrapping paper;
  • Paper egg cartons;
  • Any paper that does not have a plastic film, wax coating or embellishments like glitter, velvet or foil.

Why is paper recycling important? 

Recycling has always been an essential environmental concern, by recycling paper, we not only save trees, which are crucial to the sustainability of our planet, but we are also saving a significant amount of water and other natural resources. The process of recycling paper also requires lower energy consumption. 

Which types of industries need paper waste management? 

The majority of industries produce paper waste, however, the amount of paper waste produced depends on the nature of your business. Whether you are running a construction site or an office-based workplace, at Biffa, we can provide you with a tailored paper waste management and recycling strategy to suit your business needs. 

Confidential Waste & Secure Shredding 

Paper waste can often contain sensitive data. At Biffa, we can provide you a secure confidential recycling solution for your paper waste. Any documents containing personal information that can be used to identify an individual (name, address, contact number or financial data) must be shredded in order to protect the data. The shredded paper will then get recycled according to the current UK guidelines. To find out how we can help you dispose of confidential waste fill out our enquiry form and one of our team members will get in touch with you as soon as possible.

How can Biffa help? 

At Biffa, all of our recycling services enables you to effectively and sustainably manage your paper waste. We can provide paper recycling for all types of businesses, large or small. We are committed to recycling all types of paper.

Our paper recycling and waste management services are tailored to each of our clients. Not all businesses have the same waste management needs or requirements, therefore, we will assess each business we work with and design the most effective waste management and recycling system for each individual organisation. 

Use our easy online tool to get a quote for your waste disposal and paper recycling requirements today. You can even buy your new paper waste collection contract online in just a few minutes! 

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