How Can We Recycle Paper?

How Can We Recycle Paper
Five simple methods to recycle paper at home

  1. Mulch it or compost it.
  2. Use used newspapers for window cleaning.
  3. It may be used as packaging material.
  4. Use it as wrapping paper.
  5. Use it to line shelves or as an organizer.
  6. You will require:
  7. Method.
  8. Ensure that it is clean and dry.

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Can paper be recycled at home?

According to the National Environment Bureau, every tonne of recycled paper saves around 14 trees, 2.5 barrels of oil, 4,100 kWh of energy, 4 cubic metres of landfill space, and 31,780 liters of water. Many of us place paper in recycling bins without a second thought.

People have been creating paper for two centuries and recycling it for a century. Paper recycling may appear to be a difficult task, but it can be accomplished at home with little effort. By doing so, you will be able to avoid some household trash, such as newspaper, discarded printed sheets, and old wrapping paper, while simultaneously creating one-of-a-kind handcrafted items.

Here is a step-by-step guide on recycling paper at home and conserving the planet’s precious resources:

What happens when paper is recycled?

Recycling Paper Is a Success Story Almost fifty percent of recycled paper was used in the production of containerboard, the material used to produce cardboard boxes. Boxes for dry items such as cereal or pasta, tissue products such as toilet paper and paper towels, and newspapers are also made from recycled paper.

Be careful to add a bit extra pulp to the paper so that the ornaments will stick.4. Remove the mold from the water and set the second screen piece on top of the pulp. Utilize a towel or sponge to absorb excess moisture. Lift the screen, and the paper should immediately follow.

Invert the screen on a towel (pulp side down) and press the screen side with a sponge or cloth to extract more water. Then, remove the screen from the paper and place it on a towel to dry. You may air dry it, or wrap it with a paper towel and push it with an iron to speed up the drying process. Observe these steps in action, provided by Storm the Castle: Want more information? Learn about paper recycling by visiting

This article was first published on March 8, 2015 and was modified in December 2020.