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New methods for achieving efficient paper recycling

In many ways paper is the perfect example of the circular economy; it is both an end product and the main raw material when recycled into the next generation of products. In order for the paper sector to remain profitable – especially important given the recent surge in raw material prices – recycling must be made as operationally efficient as possible and able to create innovative new products of higher value than before.
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