Why is cardboard recycled?
It’s only paper, right? It’s not glass or plastic or aluminum which lasts 1,000,000 years
- 5 months agoFavourite answer
Cardboard is a good source of cellulose so it's easy to recycle it.
- marzmargs12Lv 64 months ago
At my old company most of our rubbish was 80% cardboard and about 1 giant refuse bin liner.Source(s): HCC
- THBBFT!Lv 75 months ago
So that we use less trees, that's why. Yes, trees are renewable resource but they don't grow to a usable height overnight.
- skeptikLv 75 months ago
Cardboard - like any paper product - is recycled in order to reduce the amount of "virgin pulp" used in the paper making process. Pulp which would otherwise come from trees.
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- Anonymous5 months ago
So you don't need to chop down more trees
- PearlLv 75 months ago
cause they can use it over again