Disposing a Paper Shredder It's Packaging

Disposing a paper shredder correctly

Disposing of your old paper shredding machine can be easy, but disposing of your old paper shredding machine in an environmentally responsible manner can be more time consuming and with associated costs.

The larger the shredder you are disposing of, generally the more challenging and costly this process becomes.

Shredder Sales have Ewaste partners who can recover precious metals from old business machines and devices like your paper shredding machine.
At times in exchange, free removal is offered.

Our Ewaste partners handle jobs of all sizes from small single devices to the decommissioning of entire fleets of devices large & small.

Shredder Sales can provide advice to help dispose of your old paper shredder according to your area with the least fuss.

For support, contact: 1800 874 733 or Email: info@shreddersales.com.au

Disposal of Your New Paper Shredders Packaging

OK, your new paper shredding machine is delivered & set up, you’re now enjoying the benefits of your new office shredder.

But what can you do with the packaging your shredder was supplied in, (Cardboard, Filler, Plastic)?

You will be pleased to know, the packaging most INFOSTOP shredders are shipped in are all recyclable, removing your exposure to landfill disposal.

In most cases, much of the packing materials business machines are supplied with can be sorted and recycled.
Most packaging includes recycle marks or numbers clearly marked to help maximise recycling of these materials.

According to the category and class of packaging, here are some disposal suggestions to help minimise or eliminate your contribution to landfill.

Cardboards
Cardboard boxes may be used again for similar purposes however usually the cardboard recycling bin is the best place to dispose of this easily recyclable resource.
Best to lay boxes flat to get more into your recycling receptacle between empties.

Plastics
Post, consumer recycled plastics is a growth industry.
Many plastics can be recycled and with your contribution big or small,
environmental sustainability is improved. If the plastic includes a recycle symbol and number, it can more than often be recycled. Recycling methods vary depending on the recycle symbol/number, this will also determine where to dispose of plastics.

Does your office have a green policy in place?
Here are some useful links including strategies and information explaining what the recycle number printed on plastic means and if it is recyclable.

As Shredder Sales distributes paper shredding machines Australia wide, how easily recycling can take place can vary according to your geographical location.
The environmental department of your local government municipal council office can give guidance according to you your area assisting to maximise how active your recycling contribution can be.

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