Closing the office paper recycling loop


Planet Ark has partnered with Opal Australian Paper to help Australians make environmentally responsible choices with their office paper. The partnership aims to increase recycling of office paper; reduce Australian waste paper going to landfill; and increase the use of locally made, recycled paper by businesses, schools, households and government.

Opal Australian Paper invested $90 million into their waste paper recycling facility at the Maryvale Mill in Victoria. It has the capacity to divert 80,000 tonnes of waste paper from landfill or export and greatly increase the production of local recycled paper. This is the only premium paper recycling plant in Australia capable of making high quality recycled office and printing papers.

Opal Australian Paper

Make It Australian Recycled partnership

Using locally made recycled office paper is a simple and positive action your workplace can do for the planet. To help Australians make the switch, Planet Ark has teamed up with Opal Australian Paper for the Make It Australian Recycled partnership, which encourages the use of 50%, 80% and 100% recycled content office and printing paper. 

If you are currently using virgin paper, consider switching to paper with a high-recycled content.

Learn more about Make It Australian Recycled.

Planet Ark Paper

Through our partnership with Opal Australian Paper, we created Planet Ark Paper. Our high-quality recycled office paper is made from 100% recycled waste paper. It’s also certified Carbon Neutral under the Climate Active Carbon Neutral Standard and FSC® certified*.

Learn more about Planet Ark Paper.

*FSC® certified (FSC-C002059).

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