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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 2016, a 6% decrease from the 2015 total (Table 2.20).

UK roundwood represented 84% of the inputs for the integrated pulp & paper mills in 2016, with the remaining 16% coming from sawmill products.

Table 2.20 Inputs for the integrated pulp & paper mills1, 2007-2016

Year UK roundwood2 Sawmill products Total
thousand green tonnes   
2007 472 161 633
2008 515 152 667
2009 511 120 631
2010 428 98 526
2011 453 99 552
2012 461 79 540
2013 465 83 548
2014 465 97 562
2015 435 101 536
2016 423 82 505

    

Source: UK Forest Products Association

Notes:

1. Excludes inputs of recycled paper and cardboard. All inputs are softwood.

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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