Paper and Cardboard Recycling

Paper and Cardboard Recycling

Responsible Recycling

We can give you a reliable market for recovered paper and card, our two UK paper mills reprocess over 500, 000 tonnes per annum, which equates to around 12% of the UK's recovered paper volume. Read more...

Security Shredding

Security Shredding

Who emptied your bins today?

You could be breaking the law and potentially liable for a fine or even imprisonment if your confidential documents are not disposed of securely. Read more...

Sustainable Paper Recycling

Sustainable Paper Recycling

Smurfit Kappa Recycling Gains Carbon Trust Status

Smurfit Kappa Recycling, and its parent organisation Smurfit Kappa Paper UK, have gained the highly acclaimed Carbon Trust Standard. Smurfit Kappa is the first multi-site packaging company to gain Carbon Trust Status. Read more...

Sectors We Serve

Local Authorities

Our ability to process the Mixed Paper grade enables Local Authorities to maximise their recycling rate from the domestic paper stream. The Mixed Paper grade includes newspapers & magazines, directories, Yellow Pages, cardboard, envelopes and all types of paper and board based packaging.

Local Authorities can deliver loose or baled material directly to our Paper Mills and Regional Depots. We also provide paper banks in varying sizes to hundreds of Local Authority bring sites and Household Waste & Recycling Centres. Our network of Depots can offer bulking and baling facilities for a wide range of different materials - not just paper and cardboard.

Our accreditations include BS EN ISO 14001, BS EN 9001 and OHSAS 18001

More information on our paper and cardboard recycling services for Local Authorities


We work with high profile blue chip retailers to collect baled or loose cardboard and paper. We can also supply on-site compacting and baling equipment.

Waste Management

We offer a range of paper and cardboard based recycling services to waste management organisations.


We work in partnership with many national logistics organisations to collect and manage their paper and cardboard waste.

Print & Finishing

We provide full turn-key solutions to print and finishing businesses, which can include compaction, baling extraction systems.

Small & Medium Sized Businesses

Our depots work with local businesses to provide a range of recycling solutions for small to medium sized volumes of material.

Case Study: Returning Paper & Card to the Packaging Chain

FC Cartons is the UK’s leading provider of gluing, folding and window patching services to the carton, print and packaging industries. With the help of Smurfit Kappa Recycling, it is returning hundreds of tonnes of paper and cardboard to the packaging chain every year. This initiative – together with resource efficiency, car sharing and tree planting projects - has helped the company to achieve carbon neutral status and beat off tough competition to win the business category of the Green Footprint Challenge 2012.

01 Nov 2012 | Read full case study
Download pdf: FCcartons_CaseStudy.pdf

Case Study

Recycling Efficiency with Argos

12 Aug 2010 | Read full case study
Download pdf: Argos_CaseStudy.pdf

Argos was looking for a partner to provide a nationwide cardboard recycling solution as part of its aspiration to achieve zero waste to landfill by…

Recycling Efficiency with Argos

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