Paper is one of the weirdest items to think about scrapping…but believe it or not it has significant value. Paper is a great material to be able to sell…IF you can find the right place to sell it to. Not many normal scrap yards will buy paper (many different kinds of paper, ranging from cardboard to newspaper or normal handouts), and you have to make sure to have them separated.
Any Money In Recycling Paper?
Because the paper recycling industry has not been one that has been a big business there are not many places (like scrap yards) that you can bring paper to and cash it in. Some progressive recycling/green states like California might allow you too, but many places will not. Paper is similar to steel in the sense that you have to have a lot of weight to be able to get paid for it.
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Questions about paper recycling are still not the easiest to answer, but if you work with some members inside of our iScrap Metal Forum you will be able to learn more about it!