Six Ways to Reuse Waste Paper

Doesn’t it seem like an environmental disaster?

Yes, it does.

Fortunately, we can turn things around if we reuse waste paper. In reality, waste paper is not to waste anymore. It is as good as virgin paper if we recycled it properly. And you would be surprised to know the cost of the products made from recycled paper actually cost about the same as those made from virgin paper. So why not reuse waste paper. And if you run a waste paper recycling business, not only you can earn loads of money but also do good for every life on the earth by protecting trees. So here are the six ways to reuse waste paper grades of different types:

Printer or copier paper

You can make printer or copier paper using recycled waste paper. Recycling 1 ton of printer or copier paper saves slightly more than 2 tons of wood because Kraft pulping requires twice as much wood than mechanical pulping processes. U.S offices use 12.1 trillion sheets of paper a year. So reusing waste paper to produce environmental-friendly printer or copier paper is a great idea.  

Toilet paper

Another great way to reuse waste paper is by making recycled toilet tissue paper rolls. You can produce quality toilet paper using waste paper. According to a recent study, if every household in the United States replaced just one roll of virgin fiber toilet paper with 100% recycled ones, we could save 423,900 trees. All these reports and studies simply show we could have protected millions of trees if we have been little aware.

Napkins and paper towel

Napkins and paper towels can also be made using recycled paper. Napkins and paper towels made of recycled paper is as good in quality as napkin and paper towel made of virgin paper. If every household in the United States replaced just one package of virgin fiber napkins with 100% recycled ones, we could save 1 million trees.  

Cardboard and paperboard

Cardboard and paperboard are made from recycled paper. You can recycle the waste paper to make cardboard and paperboard for packaging and storing purposes.  

Greeting cards

Most of the greeting cards are made of recycled paper. You can set up the production of greeting cards by reusing waste paper. Greeting cards made of recycled paper are in high demand in the market.  

Magazine and newspaper

If we recycle all our newspaper, we can save about 250,000,000 trees each year. You can make the newspaper made of recycled paper. A paper can be recycled five to seven times, and newspaper can also be made using lower grade waste paper.  

So these are the six top ways to reuse waste paper.