Cardboard in many ways is both a blessing and a curse for a lot of businesses. This material enables goods to be moved around in an affordable and environmentally friendly manner, however, it also creates a huge volume of cardboard waste, which can prove difficult for companies to deal with.

Even small businesses can get through several tons of cardboard within a month, and this can prove too much for government-operated waste management and recycling services to deal with. Many businesses are forced to look for a solution outside of these parameters, and this is where we at Plastic Expert come in.

How does our Cardboard Recycling Collection work?

Our cardboard collection follows a very simple process. As soon as you contact us, one of our friendly team will be able to arrange a collection time and date, based on your location, the amount of paper and cardboard you need to be collected, and the urgency of the collection. The cardboard should be baled before collection, but we will handle the rest of the hard work. We will even do the paperwork at the end so that you don’t have to worry about it.

Once we have collected the cardboard from you, it will be taken to one of our paper mills in the UK and Europe. Our team works tirelessly to ensure that most of the materials we collect are recycled, however, we also rely on our clients to help us with this. Your bales should only contain cardboard, and it is always worth letting us know if you are unsure about any of the materials you are planning to have collected.

Cardboard Bales for recycling
Cardboard Recycling Bales

The Minimum Weights

Since a whole truck will be dedicated to your cardboard collection, we ask that companies using this service only do so once they have reached a certain weight of waste cardboard. This will depend on your location, with those furthest away having a higher limit than those closer to us. You can get in touch with our friendly team at any time to talk about the minimum weights we expect from our clients, however, we can also be flexible to meet your needs.

 

Types of Cardboard

One of the biggest benefits of cardboard is its versatility. There are lots of different types of cardboard out there, and they can all perform different roles for your business. We are able to collect a wide range of different types of cardboard, and most of the material your business has to deal with can be collected by our team. If you are unsure about the type of cardboard you have, it’s worth getting in touch with us, and our knowledgeable team will be able to help you.

Baling your Cardboard

Baling cardboard is an excellent way to make sure that it takes up as little space as possible, ensuring that our trucks can be filled to their full capacity. We ask that our clients bale their own cardboard before having us collect it, as this saves a lot of time and money on both sides. We can supply a suitable baler for your business, but you can also lease equipment like this if you do not wish to purchase such equipment outright.

The process of baling is nice and easy, with the machine doing most of the work for you. Not only will this ensure that your collections go smoothly, but it will also enable you to keep more of your work space clear of cardboard. Our cardboard collection service wouldn’t be possible without baled materials.

mill size baler for plastic waste
Cardboard-recycling

Why use Plastic Expert for your cardboard collection?

Plastic Expert has been in the business of cardboard collection and recycling for many years. This has given us the opportunity to build strong connections with paper mills and other recycling plants across the UK, Europe, and Asia, while also teaching us the best and most efficient methods to use to make the lives of our clients as easy as possible.

Alongside this, we are also very proud of our friendly and knowledgeable team. Whether you want to organise your own cardboard collection or would like to chat about the types of materials we work with, there will always be someone on hand to give you information about our services.

You can get in contact with Plastic Expert using the convenient contact forms on our site, or by calling us on 0845 3669306. We are always happy to help, and we are sure you will be happy with our cardboard collection services, no matter the size of your business.