Paper Recycling Energy Savings and GHG Reduction - Myth or Reality?

Paper Recycling Energy Savings and GHG Reduction – Myth or Reality?

December, 2018

Subhash Deodhar, Senior Consultant, Fisher International

It’s generally assumed that making paper using recycled fibers saves energy compared to using virgin fibers, and saving energy is presumed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. So, with the current spotlight on climate change, which paper manufacturing is preferable – virgin or recycling?

 

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