Environmental Issues

When paper 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.

Reuse Method

Donate your unwanted magazines to your local school, childcare centre or doctor’s surgery for reuse.

Recycle Method

Recycle your magazines, paper, newspapers and phone books in your household recycling bin.

For larger amounts that may not fit into the recycling bin drop them off for free at:

  • Hawkesbury City Waste Management Facility – The Driftway, South Windsor -
    Phone: (02) 4560 4684

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