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Inputs for the integrated pulp & paper mills

The integrated pulp & paper mills in the UK consumed a total of 0.5 million tonnes of material (all softwood) in 2015, a 5% decrease from the 2014 total (Table 2.20).

UK roundwood represented 81% of the inputs for the integrated pulp & paper mills in 2015, with the remaining 19% coming from sawmill products.

Table 2.20 Inputs for the integrated pulp & paper mills1, 2006-2015

Year

UK roundwood2

Sawmill products

Total

thousand green tonnes

Softwood

Hardwood

Softwood

Hardwood

Softwood

Hardwood

2006

481 54 145 0 626 54

2007

472 0 161 0 633 0

2008

515 0 152 0 667 0

2009

511 0 120 0 631 0

2010

428 0 98 0 526 0

2011

453 0 99 0 552 0

2012

461 0 79 0 540 0

2013

465 0 83 0 548 0

2014

465 0 97 0 562 0

2015

435 0 101 0 536 0

Source: UK Forest Products Association

Notes:

1. Excludes inputs of recycled paper and cardboard.

2. UK roundwood derived from stemwood.

Figure 2.3 Inputs to integrated pulp and paper mills

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Source: UK Forest Products Association

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