household waste paper into free heating with a Paper Log Maker
for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) estimates that each
person in the United Kingdom sends around 300 kilograms of waste to
landfill each year, with less than 40% of that going on to be recycled.
Most of the
waste being buried is paper and cardboard, made up of junk mail, used
cereal boxes, newspapers, old envelopes and other packaging. These
could all be converted to make paper logs which would result in a
substantial amount of free heating whilst also contributing to a
significant reduction in landfill.
consider it takes around seventeen trees to make one tonne of paper,
we should all ensure we get the very best use from each and every
sheet. Estimates show that on average each household in the UK could
create around five hundred paper logs each year by recyling their
waste paper using a paper log maker. This would equate to around one
thousand hours of burn time, resulting in substantial savings on