Thursday, October 11, 2007

The State Of The Paper Industry

According to, we aren't the only people working to limit our consumption of paper in the office and in business in general. On average, 42% of industrial wood harvest goes to paper.

The State of Paper Industry report produced by the Environmental Paper Network, takes a first-of-its-kind look at the paper consumption world, from recycling to forest depletion, within the context of climate crisis.

With "Reducing Your Carbon Footprint" becoming a common topic for more and more companies in North America, businesses are waking up and becoming more aware of their carbon footprint. They are taking steps to help alleviate their impact on global warming and the ever-threatening climate crisis.

Just a couple of key findings from the report include:

* Paper manufacturing is the largest consumer and polluter of our fresh water resources

* The paper industry is No. 4 contributor to greenhouse emissions.

You can read the full article and download the report by visiting

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