Not only are we specialists in the secure destruction of confidential information but 100% of what we shred is recycled and is good for the environment.
What are the environmental benefits to recycling paper?
Here are some facts and figures about the environmental benefits to recycling paper in the UK
- We use paper every day and as a nation 12.5 million tonnes is used each year.
- 12.5 million tonnes of paper and cardboard are used annually in the UK.
- The average person in the UK gets through 38kg of newspapers per year.
- It takes 24 trees to make 1 ton of newspaper.
Each tonne of paper recycled saves:
- 7 trees
- 7000 litres of water
- 4,200 kwh of energy
For every 2 tonnes of paper we recycle, we plant 1 tree at our plant site in Cheshire