Sources and quality of paper for recycling The origin of paper for recycling can be characterised by two types of sources. These are pre-consumer and post-consumer. Even if the grades in the European Standard EN 643 1 intentionally do not name the source explicitly, it is often clear from the grade name or its description
Authors & references
Andreas Faul, INGEDE
European Standard EN 643: Paper and board – European list of standard grades of paper and board for recycling, January 2014
Annual statistics “Leistungsbericht Papier [year]“ of Die Papierindustrie e. V. (German association of the paper industry), issues 1983 to 2021
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