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Recycling

DS Smith is the largest paper recycler in Europe, collecting circa 5.3 million tonnes annually, a market leading recycling and waste management company.

As the only integrated provider to pledge zero waste, we stay true to the waste hierarchy with the aim of making 100% of resources into something useful oncemore.

We don't invest in landfill - only in innovative business processes that promote the power of less: a mantra that helps our customers achieve more with minimal impact to the environment; while realising maximum efficiency and cost gains.

Key figures

  • Operates in Croatia, France, Germany, Italy, Macedonia, the Netherlands, Poland, Serbia, Slovakia and the UK
  • 16 depots and 24 offices
  • c. 5.3 million tonnes fibre collected per annum 
  • c. 800 employees
  • #1 market share for collection of OCC in the UK