Overview of waste paper Waste paper – End-of-life paper products and cardboard, waste paper. The overwhelming majority of waste is harvested from readily available sources: industrial, commercial and administrative enterprises and institutions. Organized collection of the population. To encourage the collection of waste paper currently uses the following technology: specialized companies get for the money small quantities of waste in collectors and then sell large quantities of recycled paper mills. The modern system of waste collection and recycling equipment includes locations of special waste equipment. According to market participants, the share of waste paper accounts for about 22% of all municipal solid waste generated in the residential sector, and up to 58% – in the commercial sector. The bulk of waste (90%) consume enterprise production of cardboard and paper, and roofing materials.
All of them use a wet production technology. Areas of recycled waste paper to a large extent determined by the composite composition of paper and paperboard. In Russia, the waste paper used in the manufacture of 70 types of paper and paperboard. The global market of processing waste paper Globally the share of waste paper accounts for 52.6% of raw materials, used in the manufacture of paper and paperboard. The leader in this indicator is the Asian region. The distribution of secondary raw materials on world markets is largely determined by the level of foreign ties. In this case, about 65% of the consolidated import waste paper accounts for Asian countries (mainly China). The leading importers of waste paper are China, Indonesia, Canada, India, Mexico, South Korea, Thailand, Taiwan.