When paper and cardboard is disposed of in landfill rather than recycled, it creates methane as it breaks down. Methane is a greenhouse gas 21 times more harmful than carbon dioxide. Manufacturing recycled paper can use up to 90% less water and 50% less energy than making it from trees.
In your household recycling service, add it to your compost or wormfarm, or for free at:
- Hawkesbury City Waste Management Facility – The Driftway, South Windsor -
Phone: (02) 4560 4684
Page ID: 40118