Irish Packaging Recycling

About IPR

IPR is the largest traders of recycled fibre in Ireland, trading in excess of 220 thousand tons per year. By focusing on close relationships with suppliers and customers, rather than solely on market timing, we have built a collaborative network of trading partners around the world.

History

Irish packaging and Recycling has more than 35 years of experience in buying and selling recycled fibre. Headquartered in Ballymount Dublin Ireland, we have a rich history of market contributions to the industry. We have distinguished ourselves with superior customer service and continue to create value today by applying technology, infrastructures, materials and people who manage or support customer throughout the recycled fibre supply chain.

1979 The current plant was constructed.

2002 Significant capital expenditure was conducted for the installation of an advanced sorting floor facility and baling equipment, at the Ballymount premises

2007 Takeover by Panda limited and Irish Packaging and Recycling was established.

2009 Aqsiq licence was acquired for direct sales to the Chinese market.

Summary

Irish packaging and Recycling formerly Smurfit Kappa Recycling has more than 40 years of experience in buying and selling recycled fibre. Headquartered in Ballymount Dublin Ireland, we have a rich history of market contributions to the industry. We have distinguished ourselves with superior customer service and continue to create value today by applying technology, infrastructures, materials and people who manage or support customer throughout the recycled fibre supply chain.

Irish Packaging Recycling Ireland is conscious of the waste management situation in Ireland, the European Community and globally. Local, National and global environmental issues have to take priority alongside continued economic growth. As Ireland’s largest recycler of waste paper, Irish Packaging Recycling Ireland are dedicated to sustainable development and where possible the re-use/recycling of vital raw materials.

Irish Packaging Recycling Ireland’s main function is to:

  •  Source
  •  Sort, and
  •  Grade waste paper

Market material

The company handles in excess of 25 grades of paper on a regular basis and also has over 30 years’ experience in this area.

Most of the waste paper is sourced in Dublin (60%), where the company operates a fleet of lorries, and the rest is sourced throughout our merchant network, operating nationwide including Cork, Limerick, Galway, Sligo, Belfast, Waterford and the Midlands.

Irish Packaging Recycling plays a key role in the National Recycling Strategy including supporting active involvement in Repak, a private company set up under a voluntary agreement between industry and the Department of the Environment to administer packaging recovery in Ireland.

Irish Packaging Recycling is the premier recycling company in Ireland. With over 40 years of experience in the Recycling Industry we have successful devised customised solutions right across the spectrum of business and industry.

Irish Packaging Recycling now offers

  • A full baling and process service for other operators in the waste paper industry
  • Collection, using our nationwide fleet of vehicles  
  • Grade and sorting material, therefore giving better products
  • Baling, using the largest baler in Ireland; we can guarantee the optimal weight for shipping
  • Container loading including collection and delivery to ship side.
  • Full Export paperwork
  • Letter of Credit processing,
  • TFS and annex processing
  • Worldwide marketing.


It is Irish Packaging Recycling’s policy to work in partnership with our clients to produce waste management packages tailored to their individual requirements.
Leading clients include:

  1. Dunne’s Stores
  2. Eason’s Menzies group
  3. SCA recycling
  4. Revenue commissioners
  5. National Lottery


Irish Packaging Recycling Ireland is a fully owned subsidiary of Panda.

IPR Facts:

  • It is the largest baling facility in Ireland, currently processing up to 10,000 tonnes per month
  • IPR Possesses three large balers, which are well maintained on-site  
  • Our Ballymount Facility has 3-4 daily small curtain sided collections, which are very flexible and indebt knowledge of customers and grades
  • All our scheduling of calls is done manually
  • All financial functions are handled by dedicated personnel on site
  • All sales handled by Commercial Manager and General Manager
  • We offer a confidential shredding service to all our customers