How to Recycle Office Paper and Avoid the Landfill

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Office paper is a common item that can be recycled to avoid it being sent to the landfill. Recycling office paper not only helps to conserve resources but also reduces the demand for new paper production, which can lead to deforestation.

When recycling office paper, it's important to follow these guidelines:

  1. Remove any metal clips, staples, or bindings before recycling.
  2. Keep the paper clean and dry. Wet or soiled paper is not suitable for recycling.

If the office paper is still in good condition, consider reusing it or donating it before recycling. Some options for reusing or donating office paper include:

  • Use the backside of the paper for taking notes or making drafts.
  • Donate to schools, community centers, or non-profit organizations that can use it for printing or arts and crafts projects.

Office paper is classified as a type of paper waste, which falls under the 'Paper' category for recycling purposes.