Allied Paper Savers has been in the recycling business for over 30 years. We are a full-service recycler for all grades of paper and other recyclable material. We have grown tremendously over the years and have become a trusted name in our industry. With our extensive experience we have developed numerous business relationships and we use those as a strong foundation for the future. Our extensive network of business relationships also helps us to get you the most competitive rates for your recyclables.
Allied Paper Savers is a proud participating member of Alberta Care, the Recycling Council of Alberta, and the Saskatchewan Waste Reduction Council.
Did You know?
Allied Paper Savers is the primary supplier for Weathershield™ insulation, which is an environmentally friendly building product. For every truck of Weathershield™ sold, 13 tonnes of paper is saved from going to landfills. That, along with many other of its properties, certainly makes it more than deserving of Environment Canada’s EcoLogo.
The vast majority of materials are recyclable and yet a large amount still goes to waste. Allied believes in a business model that is good for the environment and cost saving or profit producing for the public, municipalities, and private businesses. It’s important to be environmentally conscious and Allied is here to help. They say that knowledge is power, so here are some facts about paper recycling.
-Paper and paper products account for more than 1/3 of Canada’s waste.
-Only 1/4 of Canada’s waste paper and paper products is recycled every year.
-Recycling 54 KG of newspaper will save one tree.
-North America accounts for 1/3 of worldwide paper use.
-Each year, Allied processes over 50,000 tons of recycled fiber materials.
-Every ton of recycled paper saves about 17 trees.
-Each tree provides enough oxygen for approximately 3 people to breathe.
-Recycling one ton of paper saves 682.5 gallons of oil, 7,000 gallons of water, and 3.3 cubic yards of landfill space.
-When paper rots or is composted it emits methane gas which is 25 times more toxic than CO2.
-One pound of newspaper can be recycled to make 6 cereal boxes, 6 egg cartons or 2,000 sheets of writing paper.
-Manufacturing recycled paper produces 74% less air pollution and 35% less water pollution, as well as using 58% less water and 64% less energy than making paper from virgin wood pulp.
Benefits of Recycling
Allied offers a great deal of services that can be catered to your individual needs. We offer bale tie wire sales, brokerage services, stewardship/EPR support, a government certified truck scale, consulting services, freight and logistics services, and more.
Make Money on your Recyclables
Did you know that 30% of the volume of municipal waste is accounted for by plastics? Together, Allied and you can help improve this situation while simultaneously making you money. We can’t think of a better win-win situation. Click below for facts about plastic recycling.
Know the Facts
-10 plastic soft drink bottles are required to make the fiberfill for one ski jacket.
-Recycling plastics uses only 5% to 10% as much energy as making new plastic.
-Recycling a tonne of PET containers saves 7.4 cubic yards of landfill space.
-The first PET (plastic) bottle was recycled in 1977.
-Plastics take about 400 years to break down in a landfill.
-Each week, Canadians take home about 55 million plastic shopping bags.
-PET plastic bottles collected for recycling can be made into carpeting and fibrefill for pillows, sleeping bags, and ski jackets, t-shirts and fleeces, automotive parts, floor tiles, and more!
-1 billion pounds of plastic are sent to landfills each year as discarded electronics.