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Cardboard Waste Management Farnborough

Whether you own a small or large business, our experienced team can offer you excellent cardboard waste management solutions, fitting to your commercial waste requirements. We’ll organise the cardboard collection from your site and transport it to our recycling centres, where the waste is sorted and processed for recycling. Call us today on 01256 520 499 to organise cardboard waste management solutions with Farnborough waste management. When you use us as your waste management ]solutions,you can rest assured that your commercial waste is disposed of responsibly and that your cardboard products are recycled to be given a new purpose.

Benefits of Cardboard Recycling Farnborough

Luckily, cardboard is one of the easiest materials to recycle and with the help of a cardboard baler or compactor, it can be condensed to take up less space between pickups. At Farnborough, we can provide you with a free baler to store your cardboard waste and save yourself some bin space. Cardboard is  made from renewable and recyclable material and it is very easy to produce. 

 Recycling cardboard saves us a lot of energy, oil and water. Overall, recycling cardboard has a positive impact on the environment. It preserves natural resources, helps us reduce our carbon footprint, saves landfill space and promotes the use of renewable materials. Because cardboard is made of paper, to be created it requires cutting down of trees. Recycling therefore helps combat the deforestation issues we are faced with.

Cardboard Recycling Steps Farnborough

Cardboard recycling involves reprocessing and reusing thick sheets or multilayered papers known as cardboard that have been discarded. Recycling of cardboard is as follows:


The collection process starts at your business premises. We will come and collect your waste at your premises where it will be taken to a recycling plant to begin the recycling process. Different cardboard materials should be separated according to what type of materials they were used for. For example, cardboard that has been waxed or coated, as well as cardboard that has been used for the packaging of food must be kept separate from uncontaminated cardboard.

Sorting and Pulping

At the recycling centre, the waste will be sorted according to the cardboard grades and types.  For example, corrugated cardboard will be mixed with other corrugated cardboard while paperboard goes to the other paperboards. After the sorting, it will be added with water and chemicals to create slurry. This process is called pulping. The slurry is the mixture of wet recycled paper that new paper or cardboard will be created from.

De-inking and Filtering

De-inking is the process of cardboard ink removal from the slurry to further purify. In this process, foreign material such as plastic, staples and other material found in cardboard is removed. 

They’re separated from the pulp by using a centrifuge which spins the mixture until the foreign material bubbles on top or is pushed under. The inks are also washed off so that the pulp is completely free of anything that is not paper fibres.


This is the stage where the pulp is dried and prepared for re-use. The pulp is placed on a conveyor belt where, after drying, it will move to various processes to make new cardboard material. During these further processes, excess water will be removed and at the end we will have what is known as paper sheets or liner boards  to make new cardboard material.

 If you have further questions about our cardboard recycling options or you would like to request a quote, contact us today on 01256 520 . We are here for you. 

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