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May 28, 2018

Recycled paper is a kind of paper which is produced by using waste paper as raw material, breaking it, depilating it and pulping it through various procedures.
80 % of its raw materials come from recycled waste paper, so it is known as environment-friendly paper with low energy consumption and light pollution. There are many kinds of waste paper in cities, and different kinds of waste paper are used as raw materials to make different recycled copy paper, recycled paper wrappers, etc. Generally speaking, it can be divided into two categories: one is linerboard, toilet paper and other low-grade papers; The other kind is books and magazines, copy paper, printing paper, greeting cards and exercise books, recycled paper boxes and other paper. With the enhancement of people's environmental awareness, recycled paper products are increasingly recognized and welcomed by people.
In the global recycled material market, recycled paper packaging accounts for the largest proportion, accounting for about 65 % of all recycled packaging. With the rapid development of manufacturing in China and other countries, the market demand for paper packaging will further increase. It is predicted that the recycled paper packaging market will increase at an average compound annual growth rate of 5 % in the next few years, and will reach the scale of 1.39 billion USD in 2018.
Since 1990, the recovery of paper and paperboard in America and Canada has increased by 81 %, reaching 70 % and 80 % respectively. The average recovery rate of paper in European countries is 75 %, and Belgium can even reach 90 %. In western European countries such as Britain, the recovery rate of paper is 80 %. Eastern Europe and other countries are relatively backward, mainly due to the lack of adequate recycling facilities.
Recycled paper accounts for 37 % of the total pulp supply in the United States, and the pulp demand in developing countries has increased year by year. Among them, China, India and other Asian countries have the fastest growth rate of per capita paper consumption. The development of China's transport packaging industry and the increasing consumption scale have directly led to the increase of market demand for paper packaging. Since 2008, China's paper packaging demand has been growing at an average annual rate of 6.5 %, which is far higher than other countries in the world. With the increase of the market demand for paper packaging, the market demand for recycled paper is also rising.
Carton packaging is the largest in recycled paper packaging. About 30 % recycled paper and paperboard in America are used to produce linerboard commonly used in corrugated paper packaging. A large part of recycled paper packaging in America is exported to China, while the rest is made into folded cartons and other products. Taking 2011 as an example, the number of recycled paper exported by the United States to China and other countries reached 42 % of the total paper recycling in that year.
It is estimated that by 2018, the global supply gap of recycled paper will reach 1.5 million tons annually. Therefore, paper companies will invest in building more paper packaging enterprises in developing countries to meet the growing local market demand.
In the future, paper packaging will become an ideal substitute for polystyrene packaging. Many packaging giants now turn their eyes to paper packaging. For example, Starbucks now only uses paper cups, and actively promotes paper recycling projects including closed-loop systems in some areas. With the development of recycling technology of coated paper packaging and corrugated paper packaging, the scale of recycled paper market will expand again. And this will certainly promote the substantial reduction of paper recycling costs and the increase of market demand for recycled paper.