In Australia fibre from plantation timber makes up 26% of paper industry fibre needs, regrowth natural forest 8%, sawmill residues 7%, imported pulp 11%, and recovered paper (recycled) 48% - total fibre needs approx. 3.2 million tonnes.

Submitted by: Joe Kowalewski 15/12/2011

In Australia fibre from plantation timber makes up 26% of paper industry fibre needs, regrowth natural forest 8%, sawmill residues 7%, imported pulp 11%, and recovered paper (recycled) 48% – total fibre needs approx. 3.2 million tonnes.

In Australia fibre from plantation timber makes up 26% of paper industry fibre needs, regrowth natural forest 8%, sawmill residues 7%, imported pulp 11%, and recovered paper (recycled) 48% total fibre needs approx. 3.2 million tonnes.


Source: Australian Paper Industry Association (APIA) Paper . . .a fundamental part of daily living

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