Colour printed paper are recyclable.

However, these - coloured printing on black and white papers, cannot be recycled as black and white papers, and can only be recycled as mixed papers.

Scrap Colour Printed Paper Recycling in Singapore

Advertisements printed in colour, on black and white papers. Are these black and white papers, or considered as mixed/coloured papers? Which category of paper recyclable does it fall in?

These cannot be considered as black and white papers. Any coloured print on black and white papers would fall into the category of mixed papers.

The coloured ink from printings would affect the recycling process of the black and white papers.

  • Colour printed paper – Recyclable

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