Smurfit-Stone opens recycling office in the
Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation’s Recycling
division announced the opening of its European office in Rotterdam,
The Rotterdam office is part of Smurfit-Stone Recycling International,
which represents the Company’s recycling and waste solutions
business outside North America.
“This is an important expansion of our global activities, which
focus on identifying and implementing new and improved ways to
support our customers’ international businesses,” said Mike Oswald,
senior vice president and general manager of the Company’s recycling
The Rotterdam location will source recovered paper in Europe
for sale in China through the Company’s Shanghai office. The
material will also be sold to Smurfit-Stone’s customers elsewhere
in Asia as well as in Europe and Central and South America.
Smurfit-Stone is investing in automated sort systems and focusing
on strategic partnerships with municipalities, waste haulers,
communities and environmental organizations in order to mine
deeper into the waste stream.