Recycling Cambodia exhibition

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A huge machine, resembling a steam engine, conveys the wet slurry of paper through driers and presses until out comes a perfect brown grey roll of paper. Recycling factory for cardboard and waste paper on the outskirts of Phnom Penh. This is the biggest recycling factory for cardboard in Cambodia. The paper is mixed with water, into mulch, then the sticky mixture is laid up a belt which goes through various drying and cleaning procedures. The end product, a grey coloured paper is used primarily in corrugated cardboard filling. However most of the carboard is exported to Thailand and Vietnam