Making Paper PRODUCES Fuel For the Environment
Producing paper is an energy-intensive activity accounting for up to 25% of the cost of manufacturing. As environmental awareness has increased, the paper industry has an added incentive besides cost reduction to become energy-efficient.
The pulp and paper industry is the single largest producer and user of biomass fuels. Wood residue, residue from forestry operations, bark, black liquor (a byproduct of the papermaking process) and production residue are all uses for fuel. About 50% of the total energy consumption of the pulp and paper industry comes from carbon dioxide-neutral biomass fuels.
The pulp and paper industry also uses cogeneration to conserve energy. Cogeneration, sometimes called combined heat and power (CHP), is the process of generating both electricity and useful heat from the waste energy of the papermaking process. Cogeneration is one of the most common forms of energy recycling.
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