Greif Recycling SAN JOSE
Greif Recycling San Jose
388 East Alma Ave.
San Jose, CA 95112
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PAPER CIRCULARITY AT GREIF
Greif paper packaging is a net-positive recycler. In simple terms, we recycle more than we make! It helps that most of our paper packaging is made from a renewable and reclaimed source — old corrugated containers. In other words, your old pizza box!
Recycling in San Jose, CA
Greif offers the Bay Area a convenient source for cardboard recovery and recycling. Based in San Jose, CA, this location takes yesterday’s pizza box and repositions it for the Greif mill network. There it goes through the repulping process to become a new sheet of paper.
The address of this facility is 388 East Alma Ave. San Jose, CA 95112 United States.
As a commercial and industrial recycling partner, recycling at Greif is different from most of the public-facing recycling you see. We are more focused on specific substrates – fiber, plastics, metal, etc. than individual products.
At Greif, we collect all forms of paper and select plastics in the U.S.
Globally, we collect metal and plastics, with a strong emphasis on recycling and reconditioning IBCs and steel drums for reuse.
Frequently Asked Questions
When cardboard is recycled, it is first collected and sorted by recyclers. It is then broken down into small pieces and pulped, which turns it into a slurry that is then used to create new cardboard products. The process of recycling cardboard can be energy-intensive, but it is definitely worth it since it can help reduce the amount of waste sent to landfills. Additionally, it can help reduce the amount of natural resources needed to make new cardboard products.
Recycling cardboard helps the environment by reducing the amount of waste that is sent to landfills, as well as reducing the amount of resources needed to make new cardboard products. You can recycle cardboard at many locations, including local recycling centers like the Greif location listed here and curbside collection programs.
OCC stands for Old Corrugated Container. It’s an industry term for cardboard that is collected for the repulping process. OCC is the basis or raw material used in the creation of most new paper and cardboard.
At Greif, we operate 18 recycling facilities located across the U.S., where we provide industrial and commercial collection and recycling services, primarily focused on paper – or fiber-recovery.
Read more: What we recycle and what do not.
As a commercial and industrial recycling partner, recycling at Greif is different from consumer-facing recycling in that we are more focused on specific substrates – fiber, plastics, metal, etc. than individual products.
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San Jose CA 95112