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On Tuesday 6th November, 2017 the biggest machine upgrade in the history of Aylesford Newsprint began on Paper Machine 14 (PM14). Aylesford employees and contractors


We are an independent producer of premium quality newsprint operating a single site in a large global Forest Products Industry. We produce 400,000 tonnes per

Sustainable management

Sustainable management, materials recovery and protection of the environment are all an integral part of our activities. We take responsibility for our actions and not


Aylesford Newsprint works with local authorities, community recycling networks, waste management companies, merchants and other collection organisations, receiving paper from kerbside collections and recycling banks

Some recycling figures

    On average 32% of the rubbish we throw away is paper and card, most of which is newspapers and magazines. All of this

History FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions 1. How much paper do you receive on a daily basis? We receive up to 2,500 tonnes of paper every day. 2. Do you operate paperbanks? Yes. We operate paperbank schemes across the UK, in conjunction with many Local Authorities. Approximately 7% of our material comes from banks. 3. Do you offer a commercial paper recycling service?  No, unfortunately we don’t have a commercial collection service because we can only process the type of More


We supply newsprint: It is a high quality product with good printing characteristics and is a strong sheet with high tensile strength. Newsprint is supplied: As a bright white product in the following weights, 42.5, 45, 48.8 & 52 grams per square metre. We supply newsprint to: Leading national and regional publishers and printers in Western Europe and recently to the USA. We are situated in: Kent with good access to both the UK and Continental Europe.