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Non-recyclable paper for energy recovery

The anaerobic digestion method by R Melamu*, A Lampard*, K Schafer* and H von Blottnitz* Waste paper can account for a considerable fraction of the municipal solid waste (MSW) stream. There is a limit to how much recycled fibre in paper can be used...

Local paper recycling growing strong

Mpact Recycling reports that paper recycling has grown almost exponentially, with the volume of paper recovered for recycling in South Africa increasing by almost a third in the last ten years. At this rate, it can be around 63% by 2017. This,...