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PaperChain questions green cred of shipping paper

The fate of low-grade waste paper shipped to China for recycling was overlooked by a recent report which said it was an environmentally friendly thing to do.A Waste & Resources Action Programme report found exporting waste paper to China for recycling was greener than landfilling it in the UK.But according to trade association PaperChain, significant quantities of recovered paper, deemed non-recyclable by UK paper and cardboard recyclers due to contamination, ...