New rules for the paper game

Australia earns $370 million a year from export woodchips, yet spends triple that amount on imported pulp and paper. Ways of redressing this balance without harming the environment are being coordinated by the National Pulp Mill Research Program (NPMRP). The NPMRP is looking at cleaner production for all stages of bleached eucalypt kraft pulp processing, from pulping and bleaching to effluent treatment, marine dispersal and environmental monitoring.

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