How Much Waste Paper Does A Newspaper Generate?

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On average, a year's worth of newspaper (one paper per day) produces 550 pounds (250 kilograms) of waste paper. An average New York Times Sunday edition produces 8 million pounds (3.6 million kilograms) of waste paper.

Source: Audubon Magazine, vol. 92 (March 1990), p. 4.

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