Coronavirus: UK faces cardboard shortage due to crisis

Coronavirus: UK faces cardboard shortage due to crisis Recycling Association warns of serious impact on supplies of food and medicine packagingCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe UK could be hit by a national cardboard shortage as more and more local councils suspend their regular recycling collections owing to pressures caused by the coronavirus outbreak, the industry’s trade body has warned.The Recycling Association said it has huge concerns about a looming European and even worldwide shortage of fibre – used paper and cardboard – which is used to manufacture millions of cardboard boxes essential for food and medical supplies distribution. Continue reading… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/mar/31/uk-faces-cardboard-shortage-due-to-coronavirus-crisis