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Europe could see two tonnes of paper recycled every second

Ambitious new targets for Europe could see two tonnes of paper recycled on the continent every second. While the region is already global champion in the sector with a rate of 55.4%- higher than either Asia or America- the new European Declaration on Paper Recycling aims to attain a rate of 66% by 2010. A total of 46.6 million tonnes of paper and board were recycled in Europe in 2005 and more than half of the paper used in the region is now made from ...