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"Rollercoaster" year still showed recycled paper growth

The UKs recycled paper and board collection continued to rise in 2008 (by 1.8 per cent on 2007 tonnages) despite being described as a rollercoaster of a year. But sector growth was found to be slower than in 2007, when tonnages rose by 7.5 per cent on 2006.Figures, from the Confederation of Paper Industries, showed that in 2008 about 8.8 million tonnes of recovered paper were either recycled in the UK (45 per cent, 3.99mt) or exported for recycling (55 per ...