Print and Paper Have A Great Environmental Story To Tell
Print and Paper is Renewable, Recyclable and Powerful, and has been the preferred communications medium for 2,000 years. In a multimedia world, it continues to be highly effective and, used responsibly, is inherently sustainable.
Misleading “Go paperless”,”go green” and “save trees” statements are common themes these days used for cost saving purposes and are damaging to the Print and Paper industry. The true story is usually much more sustainable than the Greenwash information provided!
Myth: Making paper always destroys forests
Fact: Paper production supports sustainable forest management.
Myth: Making paper uses a lot of non-renewable energy and has a high carbon footprint
Fact: Most energy used is renewable. Carbon intensity is surprisingly low.