Recycling and Waste Management

This section provides practical information and resource links to assist printing industry companies with their recycling and waste management projects.
Related Pages
Environmental Manual

Related Files
Download Waste Reduction in the Printing Industry Waste Reduction in the Printing Industry  (pdf - 380.8 kb)
Printing Industries secured NSW Government funding for this waste minimisation project. The report covers the outcomes and learnings provided via case studies of several printing companies.

Download Australian Recovered Paper Specifications (AuRPS) Australian Recovered Paper Specifications (AuRPS)  (pdf - 222 kb)
This handbook aims to: 1. Improve the understanding of issues concerning the quality of recovered paper, and 2. Encourage agreements between suppliers of recovered paper and their end user customers that address important issues of quality and delivery. AuRPS is not a substitute for individual end user specifications where these are required. However the specifications provide the most comprehensive and integrated picture to date of the expectations of Australia’s major paper mills. The guide is Published by the Australian Council of Recyclers with funding from the National Packaging Covenant Transitional Arrangements Program.