Paper is one of the most recycled products in the world
- New Zealanders consume about 735 thousand tonnes of packaging each year 58% of which is recycled.
- Paper recycling rates in Australia are amongst the highest in the world with over 87% of all paper and paperboard being recovered.
- Australia’s only local newsprint producer recycles 100,000 tonnes of old newspapers and magazines each year as part of its production of newsprint.
- Australia’s only local copy paper producer recently invested in a recycled paper production facility for office paper which diverts up to 80,000 tonnes of waste paper per annum from landfill.
CEPI Sustainability Report, 2018