DS Smith Paper Mills

Sourcing Recycled Paper for Paper Mills

The modern paper mill needs to provide quality products, optimise production rates, and increase production efficiency.

Recycling expertise for paper mills

DS Smith is Europe’s leading paper recycling company, managing more than 5.5 million tonnes of material for recycling every year. We have our own paper mills, which manufacture high quality recycled paper in 9 locations across Europe.

We can source, grade and supply the full range of paper to paper mills within a variety of sectors, including:

  • corrugated
  • tissue
  • newsprint
  • speciality paper

Our breadth of industry expertise ensures an unrivalled collection network, and our long-established partnerships underpin DS Smith’s success as a critical primary supplier to paper mills across Europe.

A leading paper mill supplier

Maintaining the highest standards of fibre quality has ensured our position as Europe’s industry leader in recovered fibre.

Working with DS Smith means you can rely on:

Quality Control

Managing material supply within our own company gives us a greater influence on the end product. We have our own logistics network, too.

We target high quality streams of paper for recycling, working with our suppliers to ensure that material presented for recycling is as clean as possible. 

An Active Industry Voice

We are proactive in championing the importance of high quality paper recycling, which has helped to improve our sector’s performance in the material sold to mills.


We can provide spot tonnage to meet quick turnaround ad hoc requests.

All this, supported by a pledge to maintain market-linked pricing, is why we are one of Europe’s leading fibre recyclers, managing over 5 million tonnes every year.

Talk to us Today

If you would like to work with DS Smith, call +44 (0)2920 102048 or get in touch below.

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