Is it true that paper can only be recycled 6 times?
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Paper is one material with a tendency towards 'downcycling' - the recycling of a material into another of lesser quality.
The fibres weaken and deteriorate during both paper use and the recycling process.
Some virgin material, preferably from greener sources, is needed somewhere in the mix.
The key is matching fibre quality to the needs of the situation in which they're used.
A higher quality pulp source may be desired for presentation papers and they can later be recycled.
At the other end of the scale, recycled materials are more than good enough to make toilet paper, but I doubt you'll want to recycle that after use!