Advance in recycled newsprint

Britain's newspapers made progress towards their target to boost the consumption of recycled fibre during 1991, according to a parliamentary answer by junior Environment Minister Lord Strathclyde.1

Newsprint producers and newspaper publishers agreed two years ago to aim to increase the recycled content of the newsprint used in Britain to at least 40% by 2000.

According to data from the Pulp and Paper Information Centre quoted by Lord Strathclyde, the amount of waste paper used in UK newspapers, as a proportion of the total newsprint consumed, was 28.07% in 1991. This was an increase of 1.27 percentage points over 1990. The figure wi

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