Shredded Paper

Recycle

Updated on December 4, 2019

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Instructions

Place shredded paper in the blue recycling cart in a paper bag labeled 'shredded paper.'

Do not put loose shredded paper in the recycling bin as it can cause litter during collection and the paper sorting and baling process.

Alternatively, you can take your paper to a professional shredder who will dispose of it properly.

Alternatives

Use digital tools to avoid using paper and only print things when you really need to.

Facts

It takes an average of 5 liters of water to produce one piece of A4 paper.

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